This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Amarillo between 1925 and 2020, 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.
- Safeway entered the market in 1957 with the purchase of McCartt’s. It was unusual for Safeway to enter via acquisition at this point in its history.
- Homeland left Amarillo in 2001.
- Amarillo has been very fertile ground for independents and small chains.
- Clarence Saunders
- Furr’s/Food Emporium
- M System
- Piggly Wiggly
- United/Market Street/Amigos