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One month after Wegmans opens and the grocer is still causing waves
One month after Wegmans opens and the grocer is still causing waves

A month after the new Wegmans opened in Abingdon, its impact on Harford County's grocery business and shopping patterns isn't fully defined, though one competitor has definitely taken notice and is fiercely fighting back. What is clear is Wegmans, not unexpectedly, has caused some traffic headaches on nearby Routes 924 and 24, the store's customers frequently experience a packed parking lot and it's a huge building for shoppers to navigate, the county's largest in the sense of a traditional supermarket, if Wegmans can really be defined by such a term. Wegmans in Abingdon received more than 13,000 job applications before the grand opening Sept. 18, Wegmans...

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