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by ProudPantry
05 Sep 2009 12:54
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: anyone heard of PickWell supermarkets in Philadelphia?
Replies: 5
Views: 3684

anyone heard of PickWell supermarkets in Philadelphia?

This is a question especially to all you board members who are in the Philadelphia area. I vaguely recall in the 1980s , visiting relatives in Philadelphia going past a branch of a small to midsize grocery chain in that area called "PickWell" It was founded by a man named Ted Molish (sp)and somebody...
by ProudPantry
04 Sep 2009 23:51
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Edwards/Finast/Super Finast
Replies: 21
Views: 9089

Re: Grocers in "real" malls - not strip malls

Hi, Your history of Finast in New Jersey is almost correct. Safeway sold to Finast. Finast became part of Pick & Pay. Finast sold all of the stores in New Jersey to Mayfair Food Town .Mayfair sold their whol;e opperation back to Finast which included most of the original stores, plus all of the Foo...
by ProudPantry
04 Sep 2009 12:17
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Edwards/Finast/Super Finast
Replies: 21
Views: 9089

Edwards/Finast/Super Finast

Hi,Its been a lot of years, but I believe that you may be correct about the location of the Patmark. It!s funny, First National did every thing they could to make that store work. They tried several formats, Super Finast ( First Nationals short lived low price banner) Finast Big Buys( a concept tha...