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by Steve Landry
06 Jul 2020 11:20
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Food Fair in Southern California
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Food Fair in Southern California

Great! Thank you for the information. Since the logo was so different, I thought the Wiki page was another store by the same name. Sounds like they became unmanageable and overly spread. Wish I had a picture of one which was in So. Calif. Yes, irresponsible expansion and nepotism, hubris, incompete...
by Steve Landry
21 May 2020 07:55
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: NEW: Jacksonville, 1925-2020
Replies: 2
Views: 458

Re: NEW: Jacksonville, 1925-2020

Thanks for this new posting!

Nice to see the Setzers name.

I believe it was the first chain Food Fair bought in Florida upon entering the market.

?
by Steve Landry
02 May 2020 19:43
Forum: History: USA Northwest/Rockies/Alaska
Topic: Stone Way Safeway 1951 - 1993
Replies: 5
Views: 811

Re: Stone Way Safeway 1951 - 1993

THE STORE SOUND SO COOL! I wish we had interior shots, especially of that Store Manager's office! I managed a store in N.W. Miami (Pantry Pride) that was originally a Frederick's Supermarket (Food Fair purchased all 25 of these stores in S. Florida). It was built in the 1950's and was 35000 square f...
by Steve Landry
20 Apr 2020 10:47
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Food Fair in Southern California
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Food Fair in Southern California

Yep!

Fox Markets was the chain that Food Fair purchased in the mid 60's?

They had stores in S. California and Nevada.

They became Fox's Food Fair, then Food Fair and then a few became Pantry Pride (I believe there was at least ONE J.M Fields department store).
by Steve Landry
08 Apr 2020 11:19
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Max Foods
Replies: 8
Views: 3320

Re: Max Foods

I'm pretty sure there was a Maxx supermarket in Miami near the Dadeland Shopping Center.

If so, it later became one of the top Publix Markets in Florida (I worked there in the early 2000s).
by Steve Landry
01 Feb 2020 12:24
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Comprehensive list of Kmart locations
Replies: 18
Views: 522

Re: Comprehensive list of Kmart locations

Hi there, I've been working on this spreadsheet of Kmart locations for over a year now. Combining existing store lists with information found in old newspapers, retail directories both on- and offline, and local, state and federal government databases, I've been able to pull together this list of 3...
by Steve Landry
31 Jan 2020 12:49
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: NEW: Brunswick GA, 1925-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: NEW: Brunswick GA, 1925-2015

I'm pretty sure that was Food Fair's first footprint in Georgia via Setzer's stores over the border.
by Steve Landry
30 Jan 2020 10:19
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: NEW: Brunswick GA, 1925-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: NEW: Brunswick GA, 1925-2015

Nice to see a few Food Fairs and Pantry Prides! Though no one cares...........LOL :-) I care. And there were quite a lot of them in the Tampa Bay stuff I added a few weeks ago! More to come with Jacksonville and Orlando... Oh no David, I didn't mean you. You are awesome and if it wasn't for you the...
by Steve Landry
29 Jan 2020 12:10
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: NEW: Brunswick GA, 1925-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: NEW: Brunswick GA, 1925-2015

Nice to see a few Food Fairs and Pantry Prides!

Though no one cares...........LOL :-)
by Steve Landry
26 Nov 2019 11:02
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Safeway/Sav-On 3rd & Fairfax
Replies: 8
Views: 607

Re: Safeway/Sav-On 3rd & Fairfax

Yep, it was a Safeway for sure.

After that it was Lucky but I don't remember Ralphs there.
by Steve Landry
09 Nov 2019 12:57
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: The "official" anniversary
Replies: 5
Views: 2577

Re: The "official" anniversary

Congrats and appreciated!!

:-)
by Steve Landry
17 Sep 2019 14:26
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: New location list: Reno/Sparks
Replies: 4
Views: 7557

Re: New location list: Reno/Sparks

You didn't find any Fox Markets or Fox's Food Fair?

Food Fair Stores bought a chain in Southern California called Fox Markets in the 1960's.

There were 50 stores in California and 25 in Nevada.

????

:-)
by Steve Landry
26 Aug 2019 12:54
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Beckley, WV chain grocery/supermarket locations
Replies: 18
Views: 15278

Re: Beckley, WV chain grocery/supermarket locations

Yeah, I believe that is correct...............

The panhandle would be the logical area.

There was talk of the managers trying to buy the remaining stores.

The size of the stores were large for their time (when built).
by Steve Landry
20 Aug 2019 12:34
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Beckley, WV chain grocery/supermarket locations
Replies: 18
Views: 15278

Re: Beckley, WV chain grocery/supermarket locations

Intersting!

I am almost certain there were Food Fairs (and eventually Pantry Prides in W.Virginia).

Also, I believe there might have been some short lived discount department stores there as well.