Camden officials: City getting new supermarket

    New Jersey’s most impoverished city is getting a new supermarket.

    City officials say the 75,000-square-foot ShopRite store planned for Admiral Wilson Boulevard and South 17th Street in the city’s Marlton section will likely open in 2015. They say the store will help address a food-retailer shortage in Camden and bring hundreds of new jobs and significant tax revenues to the city.

    The new supermarket will anchor a 20-acre retail shopping center that will be known as Admiral Wilson Plaza. It will include several restaurants and many other stores.

    Camden now has three other supermarkets.

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