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The one in Dubuque, Iowa started out life as an Eagle's Supermarket up until the chain pretty much folded in the fall of 2003. It sat vacant for about a year then was turned in to a Big Lots. Big Lots was there for a few years then they closed that location. The building was divided into two stores....
- 08 May 2013 21:01
- Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
- Topic: Defunct grocery chains you personally shopped at
- Replies: 36
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Here in Iowa we used to have Eagle Food Stores / Eagle Country Market. That chain is pretty much all gone now. The only two Eagle Country Market Stores left, but they are owned by a different company. We used to have a number of Econofoods here in Iowa as well. They used to have a number of stores h...
- 30 Apr 2013 21:46
- Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
- Topic: Stores in Newton and Des Moines, IA
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I wonder if any of these originally hosted an Eagle's Supermarket? I'm not sure how far west the stores were, but they were pretty extensive in the eastern Iowa before going into chapter 11.
- 28 Apr 2013 21:37
- Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
- Topic: Former Boston Market locations in your area
- Replies: 37
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We used to have one here in Dubuque, Iowa. I believe it closed in 2000. It sat vacant for a while before being remodeled and turned into a Taco Bell, which it has been ever since. Now the nearest Boston Markets are either in the Chicago or Milwaukee areas.
It wasn't Kmart's last foray into restaurant operations. Back in the 80's Kmart purchased the Furr's and Bishops restaurant chains and held on to them until selling them in 1988 to a Lubbock, Texas based group. I started working at a Bishops in 1992. Some of the people I worked with at the time reme...