This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Owen Sound between 1930 and 2019, 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.
Location list courtesy of Andrew Turnbull. Pre-1968 and some later additions by Your Humble Host.
Access and download the location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.
- 1948 and 1952 listings were culled from newspapers.
- The first No Frills (Millers) opened in 1979 in a Loblaw-owned former National Grocers warehouse at 946 3rd Avenue East. The first Loblaws store on 2nd Avenue East was also connected to this building. The No Frills store closed about a year later.
- A&P/Food Basics
- Dominion/Mr Grocer
- Food City
- Loblaws/Zehrs/No Frills