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Acme Grocery Chain Sold

The brand has a strong presence in Lower Merion, but its future is uncertain.

Acme Markets, which operates two grocery stores in Roxborough, is among several chains the Supervalu company has sold to investment consortium Cerberus Capital Management, Supervalu announced Thursday.

There was no announcement from Supervalu or Cerberus about how the sale will affect the future of the grocery stores.

Acme has a location in as well as stores in Andorra and Roxborough.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported in July that moves by Supervalu executives seemed to indicate they were looking for buyers for Acme and their other grocery "banners".

Jeff Metzler January 14, 2013 at 07:24 PM
The Acme on Germantown Avenue will probably be sold to Brown's ShopRite, while Andorra will become Trader Joe's and the one near RoxHosp will be absorbed by Giant. The SuperFresh at IvyRidge also will close soon, according to trade reports.
Bill Collins January 14, 2013 at 09:04 PM
I need a job
Acme inferior January 15, 2013 at 06:23 PM
WARNING: Now that it is all but certain that all Acme real estate wil be sold, be very careful with what you buy. Execs may choose to send in inferior product, with the end of Acme soon.
Former Acme shopper January 16, 2013 at 06:19 PM
Lancaster Brand Beef has been downgraded from USDA Choice grade to substandard commercial grade. Wonder what other quality has been cut at Acme??? Be very cautious!!!
Acme cheats January 16, 2013 at 06:24 PM
Lancaster Brand Beef is NOW tough as shoeleather, Please shop Brown's ShopRite for quality product, priced honestly, union workers, and owned by local American family, whom are very good friends with President Obama and Wendel YoungV

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