PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Price Rite Marketplace plans to close its Pittsfield location on Dalton Avenue by Sept. 30.
In a statement Thursday, Daniel Emmer with the supermarket's corporate communications confirmed rumors that the company will be closing the Pittsfield store.
"After 14 years, Price Rite Marketplace of Pittsfield has made the very difficult decision to close the store by September 30, 2020," he wrote. "Price Rite appreciates the loyalty of its customers who have supported the store through the years and its dedicated team members who have worked hard to serve our community."
He added that the company is sharing information regarding potential job opportunities or available positions at other Price Rite Marketplace stores in the region with employees.
Emmer did not indicate the reason for the closure.
Price Rite, a New Jersey-based market chain, is owned by Wakefern Food Corp.
The chain has stores in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Big Y announced that they will close all of their stores on Thanksgiving Nov. 26 as well as Friday, Nov. 27.
All stores will be closed including Big Y World Class Markets, Table & Vine and Fresh Acres specialty market. Big Y Express Gas & Convenience locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day as well.
According to a press release, In order to thank their thousands of employees for their continued hard work and tenacious efforts throughout the challenges of being an essential service throughout the pandemic, Big Y has decided to close their markets to the public on Thanksgiving and on the day after so their employees can rest and spend more time with their families.
In addition, the closure will allow time for extra cleaning, restocking and preparations for the remainder of the holiday season.
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