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by SamSpade
Yesterday, 12:38 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Marathon to acquire Andeavor (Tesoro)
Replies: 66
Views: 14556

Re: Marathon to acquire Andeavor (Tesoro)

Albertsons Express > USA Gas > Mobil are now Speedway Express in Oregon. Just saw the "Cully Neighborhood Albertsons" change today.
by SamSpade
Yesterday, 12:36 pm
Forum: California USA
Topic: Ralphs Fresh Fare Trademark
Replies: 49
Views: 4265

Re: Ralphs Fresh Fare Trademark

So we're back to separating natural & organic?!? They just merged it all in at most Fred Meyer stores. Then again, Natural Choices / nutrition was a separate department. Perhaps the consolidation was part of the store level personnel changes. Hope someone can share this (yet another) new store decor...
by SamSpade
January 23rd, 2020, 9:56 am
Forum: Northeast USA
Topic: Fairway and NY Post Report
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: Fairway and NY Post Report

Update: Petition to the court to sell 5 stores (and the name), distribution center to another operator.
Other 9 stores are also for sale apparently.
Progressive Grocer report

New York Times report:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/23/nyre ... osing.html
by SamSpade
January 23rd, 2020, 9:52 am
Forum: Northwest, Rockies, & Alaska USA
Topic: More Fred Meyer security issues?
Replies: 17
Views: 6332

Re: More Fred Meyer security issues?

I had to run to Beaverton yesterday and while there stopped in the Fred Meyer. Looks like this location has permanently closed the entrance to the GM side of the store as the windows are all covered up on the doors now and the checkstands at that end of the store have been removed. This store still...
by SamSpade
January 22nd, 2020, 9:59 am
Forum: Northeast USA
Topic: Fairway and NY Post Report
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Fairway and NY Post Report

Original report (keeping in mind this is a tabloid product owned by News Corp): Fairway planning to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, close all its stores Follow up company denials are all over the web, including Supermarket News: Fairway Markets says it has no intention to liquidate Post follow up: ht...
by SamSpade
January 19th, 2020, 9:48 am
Forum: California USA
Topic: Save Mart closures
Replies: 4
Views: 466

Re: Save Mart closures

They *just* resumed advertising for Food Maxx on Bakersfield radio so that's interesting.
by SamSpade
January 19th, 2020, 9:40 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: J.C. Penney hires former Shopko executive to aid turnaround
Replies: 36
Views: 5603

Re: J.C. Penney hires former Shopko executive to aid turnaround

I am surprised by that Missoula closure! Fallout with a landlord, maybe? Missoula is one of the healthier MT cities and a regional shopping draw.
by SamSpade
January 13th, 2020, 10:38 am
Forum: Southwest & Hawai'i USA (Excluding California)
Topic: The present and future of Randalls
Replies: 132
Views: 39103

Re: The present and future of Randalls

Looking at the "Spring" location cited in the link provided by architect, that store appeared to be on Safeway's last pre-Lifestyle interior. Sure suggests it would be struggling a bit. No *right next by* competition, but not far from the other closing store in Woodlands, which are both near H-E-B, ...
by SamSpade
January 11th, 2020, 8:51 am
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Macy’s To Close Downtown Seattle Store!
Replies: 20
Views: 3379

Re: Macy’s To Close Downtown Seattle Store!

It was the Art Deco warehouse looking downtown (?) Miami location, a few years back.
https://www.miamiherald.com/news/busine ... 10309.html
by SamSpade
January 8th, 2020, 1:21 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: Macy’s 2020
Replies: 29
Views: 1702

Re: Macy’s 2020

A few on that list are removals from more rural Bon - Marche markets. Northern Idaho will now have only one Macy*s, in Coeur d'Alene, adjacent to the Spokane, Wash. market with its two larger stores. Northside Center in Helena - was that a relocation after the decay of Capital Hill Mall? It's surpri...