Two Chains Close N.H. Stores In A Competitive Grocery Industry

Aug 8, 2013

The state is deploying its Rapid Response Team to assist over 1,100 workers set to lose their jobs as two supermarket chains close some of their stores.

Shaw’s is planning to shutter six of its 34 New Hampshire supermarkets, while Stop and Shop is closing all of its stores and gas stations in the state.

To better understand these moves and the bigger picture in groceries we turn to Kathleen Callahan, who’s been reporting on the industry for the New Hampshire Business Review. She talks with All Things Considered host Brady Carlson.