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by Groceteria
11 Jan 2018 18:35
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Tops Friendly Markets International Super Center
Replies: 5
Views: 271

Re: Tops Friendly Markets International Super Center

Wegmans had already been in the area for a decade or more by 1991, though they may have started building bigger stores around that time. I was only able to consult city directories for 1990 and 1998 when I was there doing research this summer. No reference to that format in either of those. It may h...
by Groceteria
07 Nov 2017 09:59
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Kroger Family Centers
Replies: 68
Views: 21689

Re: Kroger Family Centers

Hopefully, I won't bore you guys with this


This is far from boring. Thanks!
by Groceteria
01 Nov 2017 21:39
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: New location list: Providence RI, 1925-1964
Replies: 0
Views: 141

New location list: Providence RI, 1925-1964

http://www.groceteria.com/place/rhode-i ... rovidence/

I'll be visiting Providence in person next week and should return with data for later years. I'll also be adding more suburbs, including Pawtucket and East Providence soon.
by Groceteria
01 Nov 2017 18:55
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: "Pure Food Market" in Providence
Replies: 0
Views: 84

"Pure Food Market" in Providence

In the early 1950s, there were numerous stores in Providence with names like "Joe's Pure Food Market" and "Main Street Pure Food Market" or whatever. I'm wondering if this was just a generic term used in that area or an actual co-op/franchise. There was one biggie named "Wey...
by Groceteria
16 Oct 2017 19:54
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: The turning point (or something)
Replies: 2
Views: 798

Re: The turning point (or something)

Thanks. I'm of course always open to anyone else who wants to add location lists too...

And thanks for outlasting so many of the others!
by Groceteria
15 Oct 2017 22:19
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: Safeway Locations in Toronto
Replies: 6
Views: 8687

Re: Safeway Locations in Toronto

Ad from 1979 listing even more locations. This was probably Safeway's peak in Ontario. They sold their stores to the Oshawa Group following an unsuccessful attempt to purchase Dominion in 1984. Since Sobeys ultimately purchased the Oshawa Group stores, they owned lots of former Safeway locations in ...
by Groceteria
29 Sep 2017 20:07
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: The turning point (or something)
Replies: 2
Views: 798

The turning point (or something)

A philosophical post about the future direction of the site…

http://www.groceteria.com/2017/09/29/the-turning-point/
by Groceteria
27 Sep 2017 22:53
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Major Update: Buffalo
Replies: 0
Views: 147

Major Update: Buffalo

Now includes the suburbs and goes up to 2005:
http://www.groceteria.com/place/new-york/buffalo/

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