C-Town Supermarkets is a chain of independently owned and operated supermarkets operating in the northeastern United States. C-Town was founded in 1975 with the goal of employing economies of scale to allow its small member stores to pool their purchasing and advertising power.
C-Town operates approximately 200 stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. C-Town is the fifth-largest food retailer in the New York City metropolitan area. C-Town is supplied by Krasdale Foods; many products sold in C-Town stores are labeled "Krasdale Foods." (Krasdale also is a supplier for the smaller Bravo supermarket chain). Marketing and advertising for C-Town are handled by Alpha-I Marketing Corp.
In popular culture
In the Hindi movie Ta Ra Rum Pum, the character RV can be seen working in a C-Town during the song Nachle Ve. In the HBO television series Bored to Death Season 3 Episode 5, a scene is shot at a C-Town supermarket.