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maveric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-09-05 06:33 PM
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19. There was Purity on the MA/NH state line. It was in Methuen MA.
and seemed to have lower overhead thus lower grocery prices.
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  -What grocery stores/chains were there when you were growing up. maveric  Apr-09-05 06:15 PM   #0 
  - Ok  Champ   Apr-09-05 06:16 PM   #1 
  - Kroger's is where my mother used to shop  Technowitch   Apr-09-05 06:17 PM   #2 
  - When I lived in Floridao there was Winn Dixie and Piggly Wiggly.  maveric   Apr-09-05 06:18 PM   #3 
     - Big Star, A&P, Lou Smith (owned by IGA, I think).  SCRUBDASHRUB   Apr-09-05 06:20 PM   #5 
  - IGA, A&P and Krogers  ikojo   Apr-09-05 06:19 PM   #4 
  - A&P---Red & White  oneighty   Apr-09-05 06:20 PM   #6 
  - PathMark, Grand Union, A&P, Kings  DS1   Apr-09-05 06:20 PM   #7 
  - Ahh! Grand Union. I knew there was one I forgot.  maveric   Apr-09-05 06:23 PM   #11 
  - Yep  name not needed   Apr-09-05 06:27 PM   #15 
  - Growing up a little further west in Mass. in the 70s  Longgrain   Apr-09-05 06:21 PM   #8 
  - I'd like to hear a Donelan story  concord   Apr-09-05 07:45 PM   #32 
     - I still work there...If you're ever in again look me up...  Longgrain   Apr-09-05 07:55 PM   #36 
        - LOL! Will do :)  concord   Apr-09-05 08:07 PM   #38 
  - Eisner's, A & P, IGA  terrya   Apr-09-05 06:21 PM   #9 
  - Acme, Superfresh, Path-Mark, Shop Rite, Shop-in-Bag  Reverend_Smitty   Apr-09-05 06:22 PM   #10 
  - Safeway, A&P, Marketime, Lucky, Thriftway - when I was really little  flamingyouth   Apr-09-05 06:24 PM   #12 
  - Safeway... Duh!  Champ   Apr-09-05 06:34 PM   #20 
  - National Tea, Red Owl, Red & White, IGA, Co-Op, Fairway  mac56   Apr-09-05 06:25 PM   #13 
  - SuperValue and Applebaums  imenja   Apr-09-05 06:26 PM   #14 
  - You must be from Minnesota.  mac56   Apr-09-05 06:28 PM   #17 
     - I grew up there yes. Kowalskis was another local chain  imenja   Apr-09-05 06:32 PM   #18 
        - Most of the Applebaum's became Rainbow stores.  mac56   Apr-09-05 06:35 PM   #21 
  - Purity Supreme  concord   Apr-09-05 06:27 PM   #16 
  - There was Purity on the MA/NH state line. It was in Methuen MA.  maveric   Apr-09-05 06:33 PM   #19 
  - Years ago in San Diego, Big Bear, Lucky. Gemco and FedMart were  maveric   Apr-09-05 06:38 PM   #22 
  - A&P and "The Co-Op", a customer-owned , non-profit, cooperative  gristy   Apr-09-05 06:39 PM   #23 
  - A & P and Big Star n/t  Goathead   Apr-09-05 06:40 PM   #24 
  - Kohl's, Sentry, Roundy's, National Tea, Red Owl, A&P  phaseolus   Apr-09-05 06:42 PM   #25 
  - heh...i knew where you lived before i even read your post  mark414   Apr-10-05 01:04 AM   #48 
  - A&P, Winn-Dixie (NC) and Red Food and Pruitts (Chattanooga)  CottonBear   Apr-09-05 06:44 PM   #26 
  - Portland OR: Fred Meyer, Ceba, Thriftway, Albertsons, Keinows  sally343434   Apr-09-05 07:13 PM   #27 
  - Won't tell you much  Kellanved   Apr-09-05 07:17 PM   #28 
  - A&P and H.G. Hills in my little WWII hometown  indepat   Apr-09-05 07:18 PM   #29 
  - Red & White, Acme, A&P, Kroger, BeeGees  billbuckhead   Apr-09-05 07:26 PM   #31 
  - Bells, Loblaws, Park Edge  baldguy   Apr-09-05 07:24 PM   #30 
  - Giant Eagle, Foodland, Shop'n'save, Phar-more  JVS   Apr-09-05 07:47 PM   #33 
  - I remember Thoroughfare, A&P and Kroger's as well.  Beware the Beast Man   Apr-09-05 08:57 PM   #43 
  - Cub Foods (still around), and Penny's Market (not still around).  Left Is Write   Apr-09-05 07:50 PM   #34 
  - Oh - we also had Applebaums, SuperValu, Red Owl, and Lund's.  Left Is Write   Apr-09-05 07:50 PM   #35 
  - I forgot about First National!  notmyprez   Apr-09-05 07:57 PM   #37 
  - Kroger, IGA, Big Bear  mtnester   Apr-09-05 08:11 PM   #39 
  - IGA, Food4Less, Safeway, Piggly-Wiggly, Kroger, EOM  ChoralScholar   Apr-09-05 08:48 PM   #40 
  - Piggly Wiggly and IGA  katinmn   Apr-09-05 08:49 PM   #41 
  - Piggly Wiggly  leftofthedial   Apr-09-05 08:52 PM   #42 
  - Key Food, Waldbaum's, Food Fair, A&P, Grand Union  IcyPeas   Apr-10-05 12:14 AM   #44 
  - Viking, Spartan, Kroger, IGA.  amandabeech   Apr-10-05 12:48 AM   #45 
  - Albertsons, Safeway, and Furrs in Silver City, New Mexico. (nt)  jaredh   Apr-10-05 01:03 AM   #46 
  - Butera, Jewel, Dominick's in Chicago  vogonjiltz   Apr-10-05 01:04 AM   #47 
  - Grocery stores when growing up  n2mark   Apr-10-05 01:18 AM   #50 
  - Piggly Wiggly, Krogers, Seissel's, Meijer's, Big Bear  Dark_Leftist   Apr-10-05 01:17 AM   #49 
  - Anyone remeber  samplegirl   Apr-10-05 01:34 AM   #51 
  - Waynesville NC, 1970s  libnnc   Apr-10-05 01:44 AM   #52 
  - Humpty Dumpty  Floogeldy   Apr-10-05 01:51 AM   #53 
  - Lucky's ...  Kickin_Donkey   Apr-10-05 01:55 AM   #54 
 

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