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There are two grocery store chains named Acme.

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Acme Markets

Acme Markets
Type Grocery
Founded 1891 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Location Malvern, Pennsylvania
Industry Retail
Products Deli, bakery, produce, snacks, pharmacy, frozen foods
Website http://www.acmemarkets.com/
An Acme located in Wildwood Crest, NJ. As of 2005, the store was slated to be torn down and a larger store built on the same site.
An Acme located in Wildwood Crest, NJ. As of 2005, the store was slated to be torn down and a larger store built on the same site.

Acme Markets, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based Supervalu. Acme was founded in 1891 by Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford in South Philadelphia, now operates nearly 140 supermarkets in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania under the Acme banner. Image File history File links AcmeLogo_4C_PC.gif This is a logo of a corporation, sports team, or other organization, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... Supermarket produce section A supermarket is a store that sells a wide variety of goods including food and alcohol, medicine, clothes, and other household products that are consumed regularly. ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Map Political Statistics Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 County Philadelphia County Mayor John F. Street (D) Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 369 km² (143 mi²) 350 km² (135 mi²) 20... Malvern is a borough located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. ... Drawing of a self-service store. ... This page as shown in the aol 9. ... Download high resolution version (1233x417, 69 KB)ACME Markets File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (1233x417, 69 KB)ACME Markets File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Map Political Statistics Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 County Philadelphia County Mayor John F. Street (D) Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 369 km² (143 mi²) 350 km² (135 mi²) 20... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  Ranked 49th  - Total 2,491 sq. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,417 sq. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq. ...


History

In 1917, Robinson and Crawford merged Acme Markets with four other Philadelphia area grocery chains, and the combined company was named American Stores Company. The company acquired California's Alpha-Beta stores. American Stores was acquired in 1979 by Skaggs Drug Centers which took the American Stores Company name, and relocated the headquarters to Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1988 it acquired Lucky Stores, also in California, and then divested Alpha-Beta, Buttrey Food & Drug and Star Market. American Stores was the name of a United States chain of supermarkets. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... Alpha Beta was a chain of Southern California supermarkets started by Albert and Hugh Gerrard. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... The Skaggs Companies were predecessors to many famous United States retailing chains, including Safeway, Albertsons, Osco, Longs Drug Stores. ... Nickname Crossroads of the West Location Location of Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah Government County Salt Lake Mayor Rocky Anderson Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 285. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lucky Stores first began in San Mateo County, California when Charles Crouch expanded his lucky stores to the East Bay in 1935. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... Alpha Beta was a chain of Southern California supermarkets started by Albert and Hugh Gerrard. ... Shaws, along with sister store, Star Market, is presently the second largest grocery group in the northeast United States. ...


The company is the largest food and drug retailer in the competitive Philadelphia market, where it competes with local chains, including Safeway-owned Genuardi's and Wal-Mart Supercenters. In addition to its bricks-and-mortar stores, Acme offers online grocery shopping in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs and in four New Jersey counties. Shoppers are charged $4.95 for orders picked up at the store and $9.95 for delivery. Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... Genuardis is a chain of food stores located in the Eastern Part of the United States. ...


In 2004, Acme Markets were among the first to introduce "self-checkout lines," where shoppers could scan and bag their own (limited number of) groceries. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Acme Markets was acquired by Albertson's in 1998. Albertsons was acquired by Supervalu on June 2, 2006. A typical Albertsons store. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Management

  • Executive Vice President and President, Supervalu Retail East: John Hooley
  • Chairman and CEO, Supervalu Inc.: Jeff Noddle
  • President and COO, Supervalu Inc.: Mike Jackson

General Sir Michael Mike Jackson, GCB, CBE, DSO, ADC Gen (born 21 March 1944) is a British army officer, currently Chief of the General Staff. ...

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Acme Fresh Market

There is also a separate Acme supermarket chain called Acme Fresh Market with 16 locations in Northeast Ohio serving Portage, Stark, & Summit Counties.[1] It has been locally owned for over 100 years. Acme Fresh Market File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Acme Fresh Market File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Columbus Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq. ... Portage County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Summit County is a highly urban county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ...


Acme Fresh Market Inc. was responsible for two subsidiary stores: Click, a department store and grocery store under one roof, and Y-Mart (derived from Youngfellow Pharmacy), a chain of pharmacy/convenience stores similar to Walgreens. In the mid-90's, the Click stores were re-named Acme Supercenters. Many of the Y-Mart stores were shut down. By the late 1990s, the Acme Supercenters were closed. Currently, the company's stores are called Acme Fresh Market. A typical Walgreens Pharmacy Walgreens NYSE: WAG is a convenience store and pharmacy chain in the United States that operates more than 5,000 stores in 46 states and Puerto Rico. ...


The Company is affectionately known as "Smackme" and "Crackme" by its employees.


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Acme Markets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (402 words)
Acme Markets, founded in 1891 by Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford in South Philadelphia, now operates nearly 140 supermarkets in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania under the Acme banner.
In 2004, Acme Markets were among the first to introduce "self-checkout lines," where shoppers could easily scan and bag their own (limited number of) groceries.
Acme Markets is now the Northeast Region of Albertsons, which acquired the grocery chain in 1999.
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It is the name most frequently used in jurisprudence to indicate a fictional company or corporation (or generically a subject with juridical personality), in order to simulate a concrete case of application or interpretation of the law.
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