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by Ephrata1966
07 Feb 2009 19:56
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Woolco
Replies: 43
Views: 41845

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Woolco was common all over the country, and often was connected with the construction of small, second-tier enclosed malls. Two such mallls were constructed in Charlotte NC and another location opened in an existing center, as has already been documented on this site. Woolwoth gave up on the Woolco...
by Ephrata1966
07 Feb 2009 19:52
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Bradlee's/Caldor
Replies: 15
Views: 18771

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I do..it wasnt too long ago when they were still around. Caldor closed up around 1999---around the spring time if I remember correctly Bradlees was able to hang on a little longer until the first few months in 2001 (I believe they announced their closure the day after christmas in 2000). Out of the...
by Ephrata1966
07 Feb 2009 19:47
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Two Guys Discount Stores
Replies: 13
Views: 17872

Re: Two Guys Discount Stores

Most Two Guys were in the Philadelphia area. The ones there all became Jefferson Ward. Most of them became Bradlees after that, except for one that became a PACE wholesale club. PACE was acquired by Sam's Club in 1993-1994. This Sam's relocated in 2005 and is still vacant. Another one became Bradlee...
by Ephrata1966
07 Feb 2009 19:39
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Former Super Fresh Stores in Hellertown & Berwyn, PA
Replies: 4
Views: 4188

Re: Former Super Fresh Stores in Hellertown & Berwyn, PA

The one in Berwyn is now a T.J. Maxx, like the one at Bucks County Mall in Feasterville.
by Ephrata1966
07 Feb 2009 19:25
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Foodland/Acme connection in WV/PA?
Replies: 6
Views: 4455

Re: Foodland/Acme connection in WV/PA?

I saw a picture of an Acme in Georgia once, and this was from 1951. Does anyone know what happened to these stores and other markets they exited? I'm betting you're referring to this photo on the Georgia State University special collections site: http://www.library.gsu.edu/spcoll/spcollimages/av/la...
by Ephrata1966
28 Jan 2009 18:36
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: American Stores Company operated restaurants in the 1980's
Replies: 5
Views: 4956

Re: American Stores Company operated restaurants in the 1980's

They acquired the franchise rights to Hardee's in the Philadelphia area in 1964, according to Pleasant Family Shopping. I wonder when they all closed.
by Ephrata1966
28 Jan 2009 18:27
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Foodland/Acme connection in WV/PA?
Replies: 6
Views: 4455

Re: Foodland/Acme connection in WV/PA?

I saw a picture of an Acme in Georgia once, and this was from 1951. Does anyone know what happened to these stores and other markets they exited?