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2011

A&P Introduces Exclusive Mid-Atlantic Country Farms Brand at Select A&P, Pathmark, Superfresh, Waldbaum's and The Food Emporium Stores

MONTVALE, N.J. - July 12, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced the launch of a brand new line of locally raised chicken, turkey and beef products exclusively available to customers at select A&P, Pathmark, Superfresh, Waldbaum's and The Food Emporium stores. All Mid-Atlantic Country Farms products are raised by family-owned farms using humane and sustainable farming methods, reducing the environmental impact of shipping food products over long distances.

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A&P Launches Preferred Pet Club Program in Collaboration with the ASPCA

MONTVALE, N.J.- July 6, 2011 -Today the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) announced that it has launched a new Preferred Pet Club program in collaboration with the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®). This new program offers exclusive discounts to pet owners across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut, while supporting an organization renowned for its commitment to animal welfare.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. Forges New Agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

MONTVALE, N.J. - June 6, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced it will enter into a new supply and logistics agreement with its principal wholesale supplier, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., pending approval of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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Waldbaum's and Pathmark Salute "Local Heroes" with Special Discounts on First Saturdays Throughout the Summer

MONTVALE, N.J. - June 3, 2011 - On Saturday, June 4th, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) will kick off the first in a summer-long series of "Salute to Local Heroes" events in all Waldbaum's and Pathmark stores.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. Completes Auction of 25 Superfresh Stores

MONTVALE, N.J. - May 25, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced that it recently completed the previously announced auction of 25 southern Superfresh locations, as it continues to fully implement its comprehensive financial and operational restructuring. The winning bids, which are subject to approval from the Bankruptcy Court before the sales would be completed, will be listed in motions of the Company to be filed with the Court on May 27.

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A&P Launches New and Exclusive Woodson & James Choice Angus Beef Line in all A&P, Pathmark, Superfresh, Waldbaum's and The Food Emporium Stores

MONTVALE, N.J. - May 24, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced the launch of a brand new line of premium-quality Angus beef featuring steakhouse-quality meat at affordable supermarket prices. Woodson & James Choice Angus Beef, exclusive to A&P banner stores, will replace the current beef steak and roast offerings in all A&P, Pathmark, Superfresh, Waldbaum's and The Food Emporium stores beginning Friday, May 27 - just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the start of the grilling season.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. to Sell 25 Superfresh Stores as Part of Turnaround Strategy

MONTVALE, N.J. - April 13, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced that it is filing a motion seeking court approval of bidding procedures to market and sell 25 Superfresh stores in two southern states and the District of Columbia, as the Company continues to fully implement its comprehensive financial and operational restructuring.

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New and Improved Kosher Selection Now Certified for Passover and Beyond at Neighborhood A&P, Pathmark, Waldbaum's and Food Emporium Stores

MONTVALE, N.J. - April 4, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced a major new initiative to expand its Kosher product offerings, kicking off with a greatly enhanced and certified selection of essentials for the Passover holiday season. From now through April 28, Passover shoppers at select A&P, Pathmark, Waldbaum's and Food Emporium stores serving Jewish communities throughout the tri-state area will find new and improved Kosher grocery selections for all their holiday shopping needs.

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Special Discount Program Enables Seniors to Save Even More on Groceries at A&P, Pathmark, Waldbaum's, Food Emporium and Superfresh Stores

MONTVALE, N.J. - March 31, 2011 - On Monday April 4th, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) is launching "Senior Appreciation Mondays," a new special discount program for seniors in all Pathmark stores. Through the program, every Monday customers over the age of 55 will be able to save five percent on their grocery purchases of more than $30, excluding pharmacy items, milk, tobacco products, beer, wine and spirits.

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A&P Strengthens Merchandising & Marketing Leadership Team to Support Company Turnaround

MONTVALE, N.J. - February 16, 2011 - Today The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) announced the appointment of six proven operating executives to its Merchandising & Marketing team to sharpen the Company's focus on enhancing value for customers, while reducing structural and operating costs.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. to Close 32 Stores as Part of Turnaround Strategy

MONTVALE, N.J. - February 15, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced that it has filed a motion seeking approval to close 32 stores in six states as the Company continues to fully implement its comprehensive financial and operational restructuring.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. Elects Greg Rayburn to the Company's Board of Directors

MONTVALE, N.J. - February 4, 2011 - Today, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) announced the election of Greg Rayburn to the Company's Board of Directors. He will replace Dr. Jens-Jurgen Bockel, who has resigned from the Board

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A&P Announces Departure of Food Emporium General Manager Hans Heer

MONTVALE, N.J. - January 14, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced that Hans Heer, General Manager of The Food Emporium, has left the Company.

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The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2010 Results

MONTVALE, N.J. - January 13, 2011 - The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P, OTC: GAPTQ) today announced fiscal 2010 third quarter results, and provided an update on its comprehensive financial and operational restructuring, which is designed to restore the Company to long-term financial health.

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