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by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 10:42 pm
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Stores Returning to Regular Hours
Replies: 20
Views: 665

Re: Stores Returning to Regular Hours

San Leandro, California where one Walmart was looted and burned down Sunday is lifting the 6 pm curfew as of Thursday. The other Walmart in San Leandro is opening back up Friday and closing supposedly at the regular time of 8:30 pm. Rumors were that Walmart would go back to regular hours nationwide ...
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 8:32 pm
Forum: Department Store Chains
Topic: JC Penney Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 66
Views: 1983

Re: JC Penney Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Tracy is a desolate middle of nowhere town. The mall was already dead. It might survive if they convert to an outdoor outlet mall. People will travel far and wide for one stop outlet discount shopping. They could add a large outdoor dining area or food court with restaurants. It could be quite succe...
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 8:19 pm
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Stores & Riots
Replies: 52
Views: 1425

Re: Stores & Riots

Many pharmacies know the narcotic drugs are being targeted. They have heavily invested in time delay secure safes. They could set the stores on fire and the safes will survive. Most pharmacies during the riots have stopped deliveries of narcotic drugs. You will not find any even if you broke into th...
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 8:11 pm
Forum: California USA
Topic: Downtown Santa Monica Vons Property Owner Plans to Demolish
Replies: 13
Views: 1047

Re: Downtown Santa Monica Vons Property Owner Plans to Demolish

Some people look like they are just casually shopping. Burning down the store just ruins it for everyone. Now where are you going to get groceries nearby?
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 8:04 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Gas Stations and Coronavirus
Replies: 29
Views: 1257

Re: Gas Stations and Coronavirus

Safeway donuts in plastic ziplock bags is the worse. The frosting is all smeared off in the bag, and the donuts that are not frosted are all sticky. The 7-Eleven donuts do not seem to have a frosting stuck to the plastic wrap problem. There is some room for air inside. I much prefer the 7-Eleven don...
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 7:54 pm
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Closed stores because of protests
Replies: 43
Views: 993

Re: Closed stores because of protests

I saw many car dealerships with the windows all boarded up and the lots completely empty. However, they put up signs on the plywood saying "Open." I assume, if you want a car. They will phone someone to go retrieve a car from some distant hidden parking lot off site. I am not sure where they put the...
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 7:48 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Self checkout barriers at Home Depot
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Self checkout barriers at Home Depot

The Home Depot in San Leandro, California was still doing the limited number of customers in the store at a time. There is always a huge line. They want to discourage roving groups of looters. This area was hit hard by mobs of looters and the Walmart next door was set on fire. Home Depot believes li...
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 7:41 pm
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Coronavirus and Plastic Bag Bans
Replies: 71
Views: 4362

Re: Coronavirus and Plastic Bag Bans

Safeway in Contra Costa County has started using thin Safeway branded plastic bags and they are free. It is the little things that remind me that things can return back to the good old times.
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 1:37 pm
Forum: Restaurant Chains
Topic: McDonalds and re-opening inside
Replies: 11
Views: 323

Re: McDonalds and re-opening inside

Walnut Creek, California banned drive thru restaurants in the downtown area. The city wanted to discourage fast fast food and encourage expensive high class sit down restaurants. McDonald's closed down their longtime classic looking McDonald's due to low sales since they had no drive thru. It sat ab...
by Alpha8472
Yesterday, 1:58 am
Forum: Southeast USA
Topic: Food Lion To Buy 62 Bi-Lo / Harvey's Stores From Southeastern Grocers
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Food Lion To Buy 62 Bi-Lo / Harvey's Stores From Southeastern Grocers

Food Lion will buy 62 Bi-Lo / Harvey's stores from Southeastern Grocers. The stores will be converted to the Food Lion banner in the first half of 2021.

Southeastern is focusing on its largest chain Winn-Dixie and is looking to phase out the Bi-Lo banner.