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July 01, 2019
Price Commission sounds warnings to grocery store owners

By Kathryn Campbell

Merchants are being warned of price infractions on breadbasket items and price gouging. Daniel Sumner, Price Commission Chairman, said the Commission is actively pursuing complaints of alleged price infractions on items including butter, cheese, cooking oil, corned beef, evaporated milk, flour, grits, margarine, mayonnaise, rice and tomato paste.

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July 01, 2019
Price Commission sounds warnings to grocery store owners

Merchants are being warned of price infractions on breadbasket items and price gouging. Daniel Sumner, Price Commission Chairman, said the Commission is actively pursuing complaints of alleged price infractions on items including butter, cheese, cooking oil, corned beef, evaporated milk, flour, grits, margarine, mayonnaise, rice and tomato paste...

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October 08, 2010
Push for wine sales in grocery stores

By INDERIA SAUNDERS
Guardianâ Business Reporter
inderia@nasguard.com

Solomon's Super Center is celebrating in its 10-year anniversary by lobbying for change for the next decade, with executives calling for the approval of wine sales in local grocery stores.
After all, said CEO Gavin Watchorn, the practice is ubiquitous in most American and European markets.
"Maybe certain traditions need t...

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January 18, 2016
AML, Sunshine 'working out details' on possible Yamacraw grocery store

AML Foods Ltd. Chairman Dionisio D'Aguilar has confirmed that the company is "pretty seriously" exploring putting a grocery store on Yamacraw Road.

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Rolle: Grocery stores should get liquor licenses
October 14, 2010
Rolle: Grocery stores should get liquor licenses

As licensing officials consider requests by grocery stores in New Providence to sell liquor, Bahamas Chamber of Commerce president Khaalis Rolle has said he supports the idea.

Solomon's Super Centre CEO Gavin Watchorn recently confirmed toThe Nassau Guardianthat the company has received approval from the Grand Bahama Port Authority(GBPA)to carry wine and spirits at its Freeport branch.

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Pair found guilty ofmurder, armed robbery of grocery store cashier
May 24, 2011
Pair found guilty ofmurder, armed robbery of grocery store cashier

A Supreme Court jury has found Lavardo Rahming and Shavardo McPhee guilty of the 2008 murder and armed robbery of Abaco grocery store cashier Dion Strachan.

McPhee was present in court to hear the verdict, but Rahming, who was on $35,000 bail, failed to show up and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest.

On Monday, a jury of eight women and four men brought back a unanimous guilty verdict...

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December 03, 2012
Masked Man in Shotgun Raid on Grocery Store

A Weekend filled with crime saw a masked man armed with a shotgun robbing a grocery store, a mother and son arrested for drug possession, and a police chase ending with a stolen car crashing into a home.

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March 08, 2012
Man convicted of robbing owner of grocery store chain

A jury yesterday unanimously convicted a man accused of robbing the owner of a grocery store chain.
Prosecutors alleged that Clifford Miller held up Rupert Roberts, the owner of Super Value Food Stores Ltd., when he burglarized his home on March 3, 2010.
Miller allegedly robbed Roberts of his Chevy Trailblazer SUV, valued at $20,000, along with $800 cash while armed with a screwdriver.
The prosecu...

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July 12, 2011
Competition hurting mom and pop grocery stores

The struggle for survival of "mom and pop" grocery stores doesn't start and end with diminished profit margins and increased operating costs, with at least one grocery store owner saying competition from the bigger players in the market is posing a greater challenge.

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Supervalue chief opposes grocery store booze sales
October 28, 2010
Supervalue chief opposes grocery store booze sales

Supervalue president Rupert Roberts yesterday came out against any plans the Government might have to grant grocery stores the right to sell liquor in-house to their customers, a move which rival retailers and at least one local liquor manufacturer have expressed their support for.

Meanwhile, some small liquor retailers told Tribune Business yesterday they would fear being pushed out of busines...

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