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August 19, 1972 - Central Markets announces 24 hour change

Updated: Monday, August 19 2013, 06:47 AM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1972, Central Markets -- which would later become Price Chopper -- gets the jump on the competition, including A&P and Shop Rite by announcing they would stay open 24 hours a day.
   
They said didn't anticipate any problems in the late night hours, but security was always a concern.August 19, 1972 - Central Markets announces 24 hour change


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