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by rbtexas
13 Feb 2010 04:41
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores
Replies: 20
Views: 22256

Re: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores

AppleTree stores closed or sold before 1993? Hmmm..... Well, the chain was liquidated by year end 1993..... I would have to think about that one... I can tell you the former Safeway in League City is located on I-45 South@Main street in League City....It was Safeway, then closed, then Academy, and A...
by rbtexas
11 Feb 2010 00:11
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Original Safeway in Houston
Replies: 0
Views: 4865

Original Safeway in Houston

I thought this was interesting, I searched through the Houston Chronicle archives, and found this statement..... from an article when Safeway sold its Houston division to private investment groups that formed AppleTree Markets. ..."Safeway first entered the Houston market in the early 1970s as ...
by rbtexas
10 Feb 2010 21:49
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Safeway in Houston
Replies: 2
Views: 5200

Re: Safeway in Houston

I posted a lot of information on this topic under the


Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores....header
by rbtexas
10 Feb 2010 20:36
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores
Replies: 20
Views: 22256

Re: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores

AppleTree #1143 (located at 9701 Spencer Highway@Underwood) is another area location. This store began its life as Weingarten's, then became Safeway and then AppleTree. This location was around until the end, when it was purchased by Gerland's Corporation and opened as Gerlands in early 1994. This s...
by rbtexas
10 Feb 2010 19:24
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores
Replies: 20
Views: 22256

Re: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores

AppleTree had a store located on 3803 Dunlavy, that is now a Fiesta mart, and the interior, is the exact same as the former AppleTree mentioned on a previous post, located on Edgebrook and I-45 South. This store obviously began its life as a Weingarten's, then Safeway, and AppleTree. Fiesta purchase...
by rbtexas
10 Feb 2010 19:00
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores
Replies: 20
Views: 22256

Re: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores

AppleTree #1001 located at 10902 Scarsdale@Beamer, was closed when AppleTree was liquidated, and was purchased by Gerland's. This store was opened around the same time as AppleTree #1000 (see previous post), and is the same general layout, practically a carbon copy. This store was purchased by Gerla...
by rbtexas
10 Feb 2010 18:42
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores
Replies: 20
Views: 22256

Re: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores

AppleTree store #932 located off of Nasa Road #1, began originally as a Safeway. It survived as a Safeway, and still had the original 70's decor until about 1992, when AppleTree remodeled the store and added a Deli counter. After the shutdown, this store was purchased by Big Chief Foods, an independ...
by rbtexas
10 Feb 2010 18:33
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores
Replies: 20
Views: 22256

Re: Safeway/AppleTree ghost stores

AppleTree Markets: I worked for AppleTree Markets from 7/1991 until the end, worked through bankruptcy, through the reorganization, through when we were owned by LTCB (Long Term Credit Bank), and they told us we were safe, until the end with the selloff, shutdown, and then renaming of many of our st...