Kansas City (Kansas) Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-2020

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This is a list of all chain grocery locations my research has uncovered in Kansas City KS between 1925 and 2020, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. There may be some omissions due to incomplete or missing data, etc. and I welcome suggestions and corrections. Please read about my methodology for more information about what I do and do not include.

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


  • I am not sure how all the Ball chains fit together. They may be operated by different branches of the same family. Or not.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • Apple Market
  • Ball’s/Charles Ball (also Sun Fresh, Hen House, and Price Chopper)
  • Food Barn
  • Kroger
  • Milgram
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Safeway
Updated on 2 November 2023

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