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Shaw’s has opened a new 40,000 sq. ft. supermarket in the Prudential Center in downtown Boston, replacing a 40-year-old Star Market that in inherited when it bought that chain of stores back in 1998.

The new store gets a lot of play in the Beantown media, and is described in the Boston Globe as “the largest grocery store in downtown Boston and the latest piece of an ongoing effort to revitalize Huntington Avenue.” The store features a triangular layout, and company executives estimate that roughly half its customers will come by foot, and another 40 percent to come by some mode of public transportation. Delivery is offered for $10.
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