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Stop & Shop, Inc. v. Ganem
Citation:347 Mass. 697, 200 N.E.2d 248 (Mass. 1964)
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Ganem leased a building and its premises to Stop & Shop for $22,000 in fixed rent and a further 1.25% rent based on gross sales made over a certain amount. The lease did not state the purpose for which the premises could be used. Stop & Shop used the premises as a supermarket for almost 10 years before deciding to exit the supermarket business. Ganem then sued to compel the continued operation of the supermarket on the premises.
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