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.
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- 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.
- Mutual Grocery
- National Grocery
Gerry MaynesApril 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.