‘We Lost A Lot Of Customers’: ShopRite Closes Its Doors After Nearly 30 Years Due To Philadelphia Beverage Tax, Owner Says | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


‘We Lost A Lot Of Customers’: ShopRite Closes Its Doors After Nearly 30 Years Due To Philadelphia Beverage Tax, Owner Says

After shopping at a West Philadelphia supermarket for decades, customers were emotional to find out it’s closing its doors Thursday. According to the store’s owner, the city’s so-called soda tax is to blame.

The beverage tax debate rages on after the closing of the ShopRite is West Philadelphia. The store’s owner blames the mayor’s office, and the mayor’s office responded to the criticism.

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