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Oct 7, 2008 04:30 PM

Super88 is Dead... Long Live CMart?

They are now using CMart Bags at the Allston Super88... was too lazy to find out more.

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  1. Thanks for your copy of the WSJ. ;)

    1. OH my - I haven't been to the Malden store since last week. Is that gone too?
      Will I be able to find everything I need at the CMart??

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      1. re: Gio

        That may explain why the inventory at Malden is declining so much. I had no idea.

        1. re: Karl S

          I know - and the store looked as if it hadn't been cleaned in days.

      2. Someone emailed me about this recently--looks like the ones in Quincy and Chinatown will be gone soon, if not already.

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        1. re: hiddenboston

          Anyone know about the Malden location?

          1. re: hiddenboston

            The Essex St. Super 88 Market is currently "closed for renovations," although not much was happening the last couple of times I walked by. All of the other operations in the same building were still open, but I don't know if they have anything to do with the market.

            Given the proximity to C-Mart, if they have been sold they may not reopen - but that's just speculation.

          2. Do you think Allston will stay open? I depend on that store and was planning on going there this weekend. Do they still have stuff or are the shelves empty?

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            1. re: macadamianut

              Yes, probably. The shelves aren't super well-stocked, a majority of the freezer cases are empty, but there are still dumplings galore (stuffed toward the side).

                1. re: SaraASR

                  I ate in the food court two days ago and it was busy as usual.

              1. What happened to Super 88?