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Shoppers to shut down all pharmacies

Rebecca Cooper
Shoppers to shut down all pharmacies

Shoppers will shutter all of pharmacies at its grocery stores in the D.C. and Baltimore area, starting with some closures this week, as its parent company prepares to divest the retail grocery business.  United Natural Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: UNFI), which owns the chain, confirmed that the pharmacies would begin closing Tuesday. The company had previously notified the local grocery employees union April 11 about the closures, confirmed Jonathan Williams, spokesman for the United Food Commercial Workers Local 400.