Albuquerque Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1929-2005

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Albuquerque between 1929 and 2005, 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. You may view the list in the frame below or open it in a new window, which will give you more viewing options and the ability to download it or add it to your own Google Drive.


  • Furr’s operated stores under muiltiple names and formats, including Bag-N-Save and So-Lo.
  • Furr’s purchased many Safeway stores around 1990.
  • Piggly Wiggly and Shop Rite apparently operated under both names but also may have operated under the consolidated Piggly Wiggly Shop Rite name as well. It’s unclear from the city directories.

Store tags:

  • Albertsons
  • Barber’s
  • Foodway
  • Furr’s
  • J.A. Skinner
  • Jewel/Osco
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Raley’s
  • Safeway
  • Skaggs Alpha Beta
  • Smith’s