Reno/Sparks Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-2015

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Reno and Sparks between 1925 and 2015, 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.

Access and download the location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.


  • Warehouse Markets would be purchased in 1982 by Scolari’s Markets of California.
  • Mayfair Markets lasted longer in Reno than in most of Northern California, at least into the mid 1980s and perhaps longer.
  • The Sewell United chain was also big in Salt Lake City.
  • No data available for Carson City, 1964-1977.

Store tags:

  • Albertsons
  • Eagle Thrifty
  • Mayfair
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Raley’s
  • Safeway
  • Save Mart
  • Scolari’s/Warehouse Markets
  • Skaggs
  • Smiths
  • Washoe Super Market
  • Winco

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