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Comments for: Market Basket’s first Maine supermarket will create up to 600 jobs in Biddeford

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  • Anonymous

    Wow, an American owned family business??
    How unusual !

    Aren’t there laws against this type of thing?

    …. I like to buy local when possible..
    I know where I will be shopping. $$$$$$$$

    Welcome to Maine.

  • Anonymous

    Budget-conscious people love Market Basket down here in New Hampshire, and in Massachusetts. They undercut the usual suspects like Hannaford, Shaws and Stop & Shop. The big competition will be from Wal-Mart Super Store just down the hill from where this new one will be. You won’t find every brand of soup at a Market Basket, or whatever. This store will be what Lowe’s wasn’t: Busy.

  • Anonymous

    just curious to see what it would cost to build new from the ground up in relation to the 11 million they will spend on renovating Lowes.

  • Anonymous

    Outstanding! Great produce, great meat, great prices. Finally expanding into Maine!

  • Anonymous

    Hopefully the 2 state senators dont try to badmouth Market Basket like they did Five Guys.

  • Anonymous

    I think it is great that a new grocery chain is opening here in Maine. I do find it hard to believe that it will employ up to 600 people, if it does, all the better. I hope that people don’t start hammering on them for mostly part time employees and the wages that they pay.

  • Anonymous

    I find it hard to believe that it will produce 600 jobs, but I’m all excited they are finally coming to Maine. I make the 2 hour drive down to Portsmouth once a quarter with my mother. What we save on groceries more then offsets the cost of fuel, tolls and the resulting meal out. I hope they can keep the prices in Biddeford close to what they are in NH (except milk since we have a higher min price here). It would mean only an hour on the road each way instead of 2.

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