QFC and Olson's

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QFC and Olson's

Post by marshd1000 » 14 Dec 2008 14:02

Most of the Olson's store in King and Snohomish Counties were bought by QFC in the 90's. Olson's logo used a oval that was similar in shape to Kroger. So the following photo almost looks like this QFC was a former Kroger. This, of course, isn't true, since the Kroger has never operated under the Kroger name in Washington State. Also can anyone tell me the history of Olson's?

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Re: QFC and Olson's

Post by Brian Lutz » 18 Dec 2008 01:28

That would be the one in Everett, right? I've been there a time or two, but don't know much about it.

I've seen Olson's ads in the local papers dating back to the early 70s, but that's as much as I can tell you right now. I also know the QFC I shop at in Redmond opened as an Olsons in roughly 1994, and got changed over a couple of years later.
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Re: QFC and Olson's

Post by crainbebo » 26 May 2009 15:01

My mom worked at Olson's way back in the day (1987-199?) at the Mill Creek location. She worked at the meat department.

That became a QFC.

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