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by jamcool
July 5th, 2020, 6:41 pm
Forum: Restaurant Chains
Topic: McDonalds and re-opening inside
Replies: 19
Views: 794

Re: McDonalds and re-opening inside

Then if you are removing them when you sit down to eat and put them back on when you stand, what good does it do? What about cross contamination?
by jamcool
July 2nd, 2020, 12:52 pm
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Coca-cola discontinuing Odwalla brand
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Re: Coca-cola discontinuing Odwalla brand

Yet they now own Fairlife, which is a refrigerated dairy product
by jamcool
June 29th, 2020, 6:47 am
Forum: Shopping Centers
Topic: Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix to close
Replies: 10
Views: 501

Re: Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix to close

Christown Spectrum Center (the old Christown Mall) did that makeover...big box stores with a small section of the indoor mall remaining (But not the Janitor’s Closet bar in the basement, alas) Walmart is the former site of the Broadway, Costco is/was the former Penney’s site
by jamcool
June 26th, 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Chuck E. Cheese Files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 5
Views: 277

Re: Chuck E. Cheese Files for Bankruptcy

Hopefully Peter Piper gets spun out of the CEC mess, it was a decent product pizza-wise and the cheapest place in town for lunch with their pizza buffet
by jamcool
June 25th, 2020, 3:48 pm
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: GNC Files For Bankruptcy
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: GNC Files For Bankruptcy

Another company that is majority Chinese owned
by jamcool
June 25th, 2020, 6:48 am
Forum: Non Region-Specific
Topic: Private label products being sold at other chains
Replies: 40
Views: 1784

Re: Private label products being sold at other chains

First time I saw Topco products was at King Soopers in the late 70s. I recall that Giant Markets in the Scranton, Pa. area in the mid 70's or so introduced something called the Kingston brand with great fanfare. Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't that too a Topco brand? Yes Kingston was a secondar...
by jamcool
June 23rd, 2020, 6:42 am
Forum: Specialty Retail Chains
Topic: Department Stores and Coronavirus
Replies: 20
Views: 1610

Re: Department Stores and Coronavirus

I noticed that Barnes & Noble still has not restocked their magazine stands with the current issues, most of them are still March/April. It used to be that the publishers took back the previous issues.
by jamcool
June 23rd, 2020, 6:38 am
Forum: Mid-Atlantic USA
Topic: Kroger opening distribution center in Maryland
Replies: 19
Views: 2133

Re: Kroger opening distribution center in Maryland

Maybe Kroger could convert some of their less profitable stores to delivery/online only locations, so the instore shoppers don’t have to deal with all of the employees and their delivery order carts
by jamcool
June 22nd, 2020, 6:40 am
Forum: Shopping Centers
Topic: Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix to close
Replies: 10
Views: 501

Re: Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix to close

There are already 2 outlet malls less than 20 minutes away from Metrocenter. Why not an indoor theme park?
by jamcool
June 21st, 2020, 1:02 pm
Forum: Shopping Centers
Topic: Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix to close
Replies: 10
Views: 501

Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix to close

https://ktar.com/story/3317614/phoenix- ... g-june-30/
At one time it was the largest mall in Arizona.