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Traffic at Stop & Shop Down 75 Percent During Strike, Report Finds

April 20, 2019

A report from a company that tracks anonymous cell phone data found that Stop & Shop is got 75 percent less traffic from frequent customers of the supermarket last weekend than the previous weekend, which was before the strike occurred.

The report, from a company called Skyhook, found that between Friday, April 12 and Sunday, April 14, Hannaford saw a 300 percent increase in foot traffic, Market Basket a 115 percent increase, Trader Joe’s and Shaw’s a 75 percent increase, and Star Market a 50 percent increase – all from ordinarily loyal Stop & Shop customers, according to the Fall River Herald News.

Stop & Shop’s 31,000 workers and management are clashing over pay and benefits.

The strike began Friday, April 12.

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