Vancouver (British Columbia) Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1940

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Vancouver between 1925 and 1940, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

View and download a copy of this location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.


  • After 1934, city directories no longer include a classified directory for Vancouver, so 1940 is the latest point I feel comfortable including.
  • There is indications that OK Stores became Superior Stores (through name change, buyout or something else) around 1940, resulting in some stores being listed under both names.

Store tags:

  • B&K
  • Consolidated
  • Elliott’s
  • Kirkhams Groceteria
  • London Grocery & Provision
  • Model Groceteria
  • OK Stores
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Red & White
  • Safeway

Your email will not be published. Name and Email fields are required. Comments are moderated and may not appear immediately.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.