Shaw's

By - 8/31/14 - 10:10 am

A couple who used to shop at the Melrose Shaw's is suing the chain's parent companies over a massive credit-card breach disclosed earlier this month - saying they never would have shopped at the store if they'd known it was overseen by a bunch of incompetent boobs unable to learn from previous retail breaches or even apply industry-standard security measures.

Joanne and Thomas St... Read more

By - 8/15/14 - 11:26 am

The parent company of Shaw's and Star Market announced today that somebody tried to access card information from customers between June 22 and July 17.

AB Acquisition has not determined that any cardholder data was in fact stolen, and currently it has no evidence of any misuse of any such data. ... AB Acquisition believes that the intrusion has been contained and is confident

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By - 6/10/14 - 10:27 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed in the stomach around 10 p.m. at the Star Market at River and Washington streets. Police are looking for a woman seen running from the scene.

By - 3/29/14 - 2:26 am

Siderea was not happy when the Porter Square Star Market charged her $2.89/lb for chicken that was advertised on sale at $1.79. She was even less happy after the cashier argued with her, told her to visit the (closed) customer service desk, and then re-rung the purchase at various prices ranging from $3.11/lb to $3.97/lb.

Now she's wondering who else has been ripped... Read more

By - 1/31/14 - 3:45 pm
Darkened Shaw's

Jacob Sconyers was in the Hyde Park Shaw's around 3:15 p.m. when the lights went out. He reports the cash registers were on some sort of backup, so the store could keep ringing up customers.

The power outage apparently wasn't confined to the store. Around 3:30 p.m., when firefighters lined the street outside the store parking lot, axes in hand, traffic in nearby Cleary... Read more

By - 1/28/14 - 2:11 pm

Shaw's goes before the Zoning Board of Appeals on Feb. 11 seeking permission to add a liquor store to the grocery offerings at its store at Boylston and Kilmarnock streets.

If it succeeds with the zoning board, the chain would then have to win approval from the Boston Licensing Board to sell liquor.

The zoning hearing starts at 10:30 a.m. in the board's eighth-floor hearing... Read more

By - 9/4/13 - 8:56 pm

Tebow shirt on sale

Better hurry, although Paul MacMaster says he'll wait until they're 125% off.

By - 6/30/13 - 7:29 pm

Now a collector's itemNow a collector's itemThe value of tracking every last thing a consumer buys apparently ain't what it used to be: Shaws and Star Market discontinued their loyalty cards this weekend, saying that from now on, they're going to give all customers the same overpriced... Read more

By - 4/12/13 - 9:10 pm

Ewok or dog?

Jed Hresko spotted this extra fuzzy thing among the carriages tonight.

By - 2/17/13 - 12:55 pm

Coke limit in Quincy

Justin Michaels spotted these Coke quota signs at the Quincy Shaw's today, wonders if it has anything to do with that New Zealand woman's Coke-linked death or if it's just because they have some sort of sale going... Read more

By - 2/13/13 - 2:21 pm

Fish heads

Local lad at Shaw's on Hyde Park Avenue has fun with fish heads.

By - 11/29/12 - 9:38 am

The Brighton Mills Shaw's was playing Chanukah music this morning:

Right now the store is broadcasting Haveinu Sholom Aleichem!

Meanwhile, a local group is already focusing on Thanksgivukkah next year - when the two holidays overlap for the first time since 1918.... Read more

By - 10/28/12 - 12:22 am

Pas de l'eau

Christopher photographed the scene in the water aisle at the Waltham Shaw's on Saturday night.

At the Dedham Star, a manager went on the PA: "Attention shoppers, get all your power-outage needs at the front of the store." At the front of the store was a... Read more

By - 10/3/12 - 5:35 pm

Parked Jeep

On a trip to the West Roxbury Shaw's this afternoon, Alex Jones noticed a rather precariously parked Jeep. Jones reports he happened to be there when the driver came out; guy explained, "it was just something I always wanted to do."

Copyright Alex Jones.... Read more

By - 8/11/12 - 9:32 pm

Too early

To get to the meat cases at the Hyde Park Shaw's today, we had to get around all these displays of Halloween candy. As we left early this evening, the thermometer in our car read 84.... Read more

By - 12/24/11 - 11:08 pm

What? Too soon? Tell that to the Auburndale Shaw's, where Loriane DiSabato snapped this photo on the 23rd:

Valentine's celebration

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 10/23/11 - 9:01 am

Wicked Local Allston/Brighton reports a man was nabbed at the self-checkout line at the Western Avenue Shaw's hitting the banana price for the red grapes he'd put on the scale.

By - 7/29/11 - 9:09 am

Halloween, already?

I was not ready to be confronted with this when I walked into the West Roxbury Shaw's yesterday (it was right at one of the entrances). To paraphrase our own Suldog, "Labor Day comes first!"... Read more

By - 6/24/11 - 12:01 pm

Kiddie cart in E-5

Spotted at the Shaw's on Spring Street in West Roxbury. Guess what police district the store is in.

By - 2/12/11 - 6:45 pm

Valentine's meat

At the West Roxbury Shaw's, which also had a heart-shaped shrimp ring for two (it came with two small containers of cockatail sauce).... Read more

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