New Jersey fights back

  • ShopRite, Wal-Mart to face off again [Vineland (N.J.) Daily Journal]
    Pat Bottino Sr. knows what it’s like to take on Wal-Mart in the grocery business. Now, he has to do it again. Bottino’s family owns a ShopRite in Washington Township, where two years ago Wal-Mart opened a Supercenter selling a full line of groceries. Next year, Wal-Mart plans to open a Supercenter in Vineland on West Landis Avenue near Delsea Drive.

  • Lawmaker questions the cost of Wal-Mart [Vineland (N.J.) Daily Journal]
    State Assemblyman Nelson Albano welcomes commercial growth and new jobs in his legislative district. But he doesn’t want a Wal-Mart Supercenter in his city. In 2004, when the company first proposed building a Supercenter on West Landis Avenue near Delsea Drive, Albano was among dozens of union employees who spoke out against the project at city meetings