Newark Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1964

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Newark between 1925 and 1964, 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.

Notes:

  • The assorted United stores were presumably related.
  • Not certain if the Big Bear chain here is related to the pioneering chain in New York.
  • No city directories were published for Newark after 1964 and the telephone directories are very incomplete.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • American/Acme
  • Eagle
  • Mutual Grocery
  • National Grocery
  • Safeway
  • Union
  • United

One thought on “Newark Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1964

  1. Gerry Maynes

    April 16, 2019 at 1:07pm

    Big Bear was a chain that had a large store in Jersey City, in the 4os they were purchaed by Food Fair. Elmer Peck was its kast stire manager at the Jersey City location.I have a sift spot for this man. He hired ny dad as a teen aged kud and I worked for him in the 70s when he was finishing up.

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