KENILWORTH, NJ - The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company announced on an updated website, that the Kenilworth A&P store will be sold to Acme Markets Inc. as part of a bankruptcy asset purchase.  The fate of the Kenilworth Boulevard location had been uncertain as details regarding the 156-year-old grocery chain's demise unfolded.  

While 25 of the company's stores will close completely, others were sold to Acme Markets Inc, Ahold Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. or Key Food Stores Co-operative Inc.  Visit for each location's disposition.

Acme Markets has a 124-year history in the local landscape and currently operates 107 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.  It is one of the Albertsons Companies, a large food and drug retailer that operates more than 2200 stores in 33 states.