There are two new mini marts opening on Federal Hill, setting the stage for a mini mart war on the Hill. I’m hoping they have ice cream price wars myself.
We currently have the Atwells Mini Mart:
And the Prov Mart:
Sitting almost side-by-each on Atwells at the intersection of Dean Street. And Iovino’s Deli & Market on Depasquale at Kenyon Street:
Joining them soon are the Federal Hill Mini Market on Atwells next to the Dunkin Donuts:
And the Super Star Mini Mart at Dean and Broadway where the florist used to be:
There’s not all of a sudden more people living in this area, so I don’t know exactly what explains the suddent establishment of two new mini marts in this small geographic area. Perhaps markets are able to get business loans while other businesses are not. Competition is fine by me, but I wouldn’t want to be the owner of one of these places, seems like there’s just too many for too few residents. We’ll see who wins the Mini Mart Wars.
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