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• Penn Traffic Co. has acquired a 58,500 square foot store in Norwich, NY, from Ahold-owned Tops Markets, and plans to convert the unit to a P&C Fresh Market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This is the second Tops unit bought by Penn Traffic since the Ahold-owned company said that planned to divest its stores in eastern New York and the Adirondack region of the state.

• Bankrupt Winn-Dixie announced that it is closing its Pompano Beach warehouse, consolidating its activities with those taking place in its Miami distribution center. The 280 employees in Pompano Beach reportedly will be offered jobs in Miami.

The shift is scheduled to be completed by July 1.
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