Winnipeg Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1930-1985

Winnipeg is a fascinating place to study chain supermarket history. Aside from is own homegrown early chains, such as Neal’s, Jewel, and Shop-Easy, Winnipeg is one of the few places where A&P, Safeway, Loblaw’s, and Dominion operated simultaneously (the other, I think, being Southern Ontario in the 1970s and early 1980s). Photos and more history to follow.

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Winnipeg between 1930 and 1985, complied from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

Access and download the location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • Dominion
  • Econo-Mart
  • Foodland
  • IGA
  • Jewel
  • Loblaws
  • Lucky Dollar
  • Neal’s
  • Payfair
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Red & White
  • Safeway
  • Shop-Easy
  • Shop-Rite
  • Tom Boy

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