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by ShopKoFan
28 Jan 2010 20:20
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: ShopKo stores-First ShopKo ever?/History
Replies: 4
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Re: ShopKo stores-First ShopKo ever?/History

Here's an ad for the grand opening of the first ShopKo discount store (and seventh Sure Way grocery store), from the Green Bay Press-Gazette newspaper, April 11th, 1962: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2775/4305294542_a23124fe00.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2677/4304556319_a862b95575.jpg http:/...
by ShopKoFan
01 Nov 2009 23:46
Forum: History: Shopping Centers
Topic: Port Plaza Mall, downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin
Replies: 0
Views: 9625

Port Plaza Mall, downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin

Built in 1977 as an urban renewal project for a struggling downtown in Green Bay, Wisconsin, the Port Plaza Mall was home to approximately 100 stores, and anchored by JCPenney and H.C. Prange Co. Department Store. The mall was expanded in 1981, to accommodate a food court featuring a McDonald's, Sba...
by ShopKoFan
01 Nov 2009 14:29
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Jack's Discount Stores
Replies: 0
Views: 6521

Jack's Discount Stores

Jack's was established in 1962 in Quincy, IL by the Penn-Daniels Inc. Jack's had locations in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa. They were acquired by ShopKo Stores, Inc. in 1997, for $61,000,000. Their stores had exposed warehouse-style ceilings, had small layouts, etc. Some of the stores that were conv...