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by dth1971
29 Jun 2008 12:36
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Toy Chains
Replies: 18
Views: 22477

Re: Toy Chains

I found out recently Toys R Us in the Washington, D.C. area was originally called Children's Supermart.
by dth1971
12 Feb 2007 11:11
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Department Store Gas Stations
Replies: 38
Views: 23451

About 3 out of 4 Giant Department Stores in the Washington, D.C. area had Giant gas stations next door.
by dth1971
12 Feb 2007 11:09
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Lucky Stores non-food chains before American Stores merger
Replies: 11
Views: 14033

What about the Lucky owned Gemco and Memco stores?
by dth1971
11 Feb 2007 17:36
Forum: History: Drugstore Chains
Topic: Miscellaneous Drugstore Chain Discussion
Replies: 25
Views: 18038

How about Dart Drug?
by dth1971
11 Feb 2007 17:24
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Has anyone ever heard of "The Daylin Corporation"?
Replies: 14
Views: 10253

Disco Wonderworld? Was that a short lived chain in the disco era of the late 1970's?
by dth1971
11 Feb 2007 11:15
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Western Auto
Replies: 15
Views: 17446

Was Western Auto with merchandise other than car parts similar to True Value or something like that?
by dth1971
11 Feb 2007 11:13
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Musicland/Defunct Record Store Chains Other Than Tower
Replies: 39
Views: 42435

Wherehouse Music first existed in California. And California record store chain Licoriche Pizza was taken over by Musicland/Sam Goody in the 1980's.
by dth1971
10 Feb 2007 16:55
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Musicland/Defunct Record Store Chains Other Than Tower
Replies: 39
Views: 42435

I didn't even mention for defunct music record store chains Record Theatre.
by dth1971
08 Feb 2007 18:14
Forum: History: Shopping Centers
Topic: Kmart Plaza Shopping Centers
Replies: 20
Views: 22778

Did you know some ShowBiz Pizza Place and Chuck E. Cheese's locations were next door to K-mart locations?
by dth1971
03 Feb 2007 17:12
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Toy Chains
Replies: 18
Views: 22477

Another toy store chain was the Washington, D.C./Baltimore area based Juvenile Sales Corp.
by dth1971
02 Feb 2007 18:21
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Fairfield, CA: former Denny's or Sambo's?
Replies: 3
Views: 5219

Some Sambo's became Family Sam's or Denny's by the early 1980's.
by dth1971
02 Feb 2007 18:18
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Toy Chains
Replies: 18
Views: 22477

Child World/Children's Palace went out of business in 1992, not 1996.

Also: I have seen in some TV commercial complimation videotapes a Child World commercial or two from the late 1970's with the Child World globe and kids logo and the phrase "There's no other world like Child World".
by dth1971
02 Feb 2007 18:09
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Musicland/Defunct Record Store Chains Other Than Tower
Replies: 39
Views: 42435

Peaches was owned by Transworld which later changed the name to Coconuts. Sam Goody was launched in New York City, not Philadelphia! Do you also remember the Musicland owned Pickwick Music stores and Discount record stores? Musicland/Sam Goody also owned Suncoast (still active somewhat), On Cue, and...
by dth1971
02 Feb 2007 18:06
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: ShowBiz Pizza Place
Replies: 5
Views: 5261

Super S: Pizza Time Theater is Chuck E. Cheese's, not ShowBiz Pizza!
by dth1971
31 Jan 2007 15:26
Forum: History: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: 1960s Phillips 66 stations
Replies: 10
Views: 6862

I wonder if the 1960's Phillips 66 gas station prototypes even were on the Oklahoma Turnpike Service Areas as well next to the Howard Johnson's restaurant.