Shoppers Food & Pharmacy is moving ahead with plans to open a new store in
Shoppers expects to take over the store on North Ridge Road on July 7 and reopen on July 17. The pharmacy will stay open during the transition.
It will remodel the store during the summer.
The company said it was working with the local union to offer jobs to existing Superfresh employees.
Superfresh put 25 stores up for sale earlier this month as its parent company, A&P, reorganizes under bankruptcy protection.
It found buyers for 12 stores, but the deals needed the approval of a bankruptcy judge. The court approved the sale of two stores, the Ellicott City store and one in
The court delayed a decision on the fate of 10 others in
The holdup stems mainly from an objection by the landlord of the Parkville store,
Mrs. Green's Management Corp., an organic grocery chain in the Northeast, would operate the remaining stores, according to A&P.
Unsold stores will be shut down.