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by DHilliard
27 Dec 2012 19:53
Forum: History: Drugstore Chains
Topic: Thrifty (and Other Rite-Aid Legacy Brands) Ice Cream
Replies: 26
Views: 23240

Re: Thrifty (and Other Rite-Aid Legacy Brands) Ice Cream

From everything that I've seen (at least in California), the only Rite-Aids with an ice cream counter are converted Thrifty's. PayLess never had them, and Rite-Aid never went to the trouble and expense of putting them in where they didn't already exist. (My home town had both before the buyout, and ...
by DHilliard
27 Dec 2012 19:08
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Rasco Tempo Discount Store
Replies: 15
Views: 17553

Re: Rasco Tempo Discount Store

There was one in my home area of Arroyo Grande, CA, but branded only as Rasco (with another in San Luis Obispo, ditto.) The Arroyo Grande one turned into a JJ Newberry when Rasco folded. The store itself is still standing (as is the rest of the 1960s-era shopping center it's in), currently as a Carq...