Roche Bros.

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Roche Bros.
Private
Industry Retail
Founded 1952 in Roslindale, Massachusetts
Founder Pat and Bud Roche
Headquarters Wellesley, Massachusetts
Key people
Ed Roche and Rick Roche, owners
Products Groceries, Perishables, Prepared Foods, Beer and Wine (select stores only)
Revenue $389 million [1]
Number of employees
4,600[2]
Website rochebros.com

Roche Bros. Supermarkets, Inc. is a chain of supermarkets based in Wellesley, Massachusetts. The company's stores are primarily located in the Boston Metro Area. Roche Bros. also operates the supermarket chain Sudbury Farms.

A third banner, Brothers Marketplace, primarily the next-generation concept of the brothers Ed and Rick Roche, has two locations both opened in 2014. The first one was opened in Weston, Massachusetts and a second in Medfield, Massachusetts.[2][3][4]

History[edit]

Pat and Bud Roche opened their first store in Roslindale, Massachusetts in 1952 as a meat and produce shop. The store expanded to include groceries in 1957.[5]

As of May 2013, the chain had 15 Roche Bros. and three Sudbury Farms locations.[6]

On April 29, 2015, an additional store opened in Boston's Downtown Crossing in the space formerly occupied by the original Filene's Basement.[7][8]

Locations[edit]

Roche Bros currently has 20 locations.

Roche Bros.[edit]

  • Acton, Boston, Bridgewater, Burlington (formerly), Easton, Marshfield, Mashpee, Millis, Natick, Needham, Norton, Quincy, Wellesley, Westborough, West Roxbury, Westwood

Sudbury Farms[edit]

  • Needham, Sudbury, Randolph (formerly)

Brothers Marketplace[edit]

  • East Cambridge, Kendall Sq. (coming in 2018)[9], Waltham (coming in 2018), Weston, Medfield

References[edit]