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by RPAmesandKmartan26
21 Nov 2021 12:51
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)
Replies: 26
Views: 26078

Re: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)

There was a very short lived one in the 6500 block of Coal Mine in Littleton, CO. Gone by the early 90's. It's recently discovered on the Kmart Latest Datasheet that they opened November 2, 1978 and closed April 16, 1988. They relocated to a larger store on 8500 W. Crestline Ave where it remained o...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
21 Nov 2021 12:48
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Wal-Mart stores with old signage
Replies: 20
Views: 11172

Re: Wal-Mart stores with old signage

retailfanmitchell019 wrote: 04 Oct 2021 01:13 There is one with old signage I drove by in Rohnert Park, CA.
They have an unremodeled exterior and a remodeled interior.
by RPAmesandKmartan26
21 Nov 2021 12:44
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Old Target Interiors
Replies: 32
Views: 23860

Re: Greatland

There was also a "Target Greatland" concept that started around 1994 or so. My brother did a fireworks display for the opening of one of the first, if not the first one, in Apple Valley, MN. The Greatland color scheme was red and green, I think the outer circle of the logo was green inste...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
15 Mar 2021 20:56
Forum: History: Shopping Centers
Topic: South Shore Mall, Aberdeen, WA history
Replies: 6
Views: 9885

Re: South Shore Mall, Aberdeen, WA history

The big gaping hole was indeed a Kmart that closed in 2003. There was a second mall in Aberdeen called Wishkah Mall, which was anchored by Lamont's, Ernst, and Top Foods. That mall was torn down in 2000 except for the Lamont's (by then a Gottschalks, now a Ross) and Top Foods (which stayed until 20...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
01 Feb 2021 00:45
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)
Replies: 26
Views: 26078

Re: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)

I remember finding out that 1710 11th Street in Huntsville, TX was originally a Kmart (later a Hastings for years, ultimately demolished for an H-E-B) but I can no longer find the reference. I found out what the Kmart's clsong date was, they closed December 21, 1990. I found the ultimate Kmart Spre...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
06 May 2018 12:30
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Nichols Discount City
Replies: 12
Views: 16052

Re: Nichols Discount City

There was also one in Painted Post NY, it became Kmart in 1994 and KM closed in 2003. The Nichols/Kmart building was demolished 10 years later in 2013. Also when it was converted to Kmart, it recieved Kmart's Early 90's Arch Facade. A Hotel now sits on the land it was on. I decided to take an aerial...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
06 May 2018 12:08
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: KMart Cafeteria and Other Restaurants
Replies: 72
Views: 87943

Re: KMart Cafeteria and Other Restaurants

Most of our stores (Lincoln {1992-2003}, Warwick 2 {1993-2003}, Johnston {1972-2003}, South Attleboro {1992-2017}, Cranston {Both}, and other New England stores) featured Little Ceasars Pizza Station in-store.
by RPAmesandKmartan26
06 May 2018 12:03
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)
Replies: 26
Views: 26078

Re: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)

There was also one in Swensea on 517 G A R Hwy and it opened in 1971 and closed in 1983. it later became Stuarts and Building 19. In 2011, it was demolished for a new Target store. There was another Early closure in Chelmsford on 288 Chelmsford Ave, it opened in 1976 in a former Grants (Like North A...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
15 Apr 2018 17:32
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: W T Grant
Replies: 67
Views: 77446

Re: W T Grant

Speaking of Grants stores in my area, some people I knoew have been inside of a Grants before. We had one in North Attleboro (became Kmart), Coventry (Also became Kmart), and North Kingstown (Current Status Unknown). Kmarts that started as Grant's that I've been in: Enola PA (now closed) Poughkeepsi...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
15 Apr 2018 17:26
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)
Replies: 26
Views: 26078

Re: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)

Speaking of more Early closures, there was a Ex-Grants in North Attleboro on Rober F Toner Blvd. This store opened in 1976 and Closed in 1992 to relocate to Bristol place in a shiny new attractive Building and it closed March 31, 2017 and is currently Vacant.the Rober F Toner one is now Shaws. There...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
03 Apr 2018 22:21
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)
Replies: 26
Views: 26078

Re: Early Kmart closures (PRE-1994)

I decided to bring some up here as well: There was apparently one in Dartmouth MA on 27 Fauance Corner Rd which was an Early 70's store and it closed in 1993. It was demolished for Stop & Shop and Best Buy 7 years after closure in 2000. Also a Houston store from the 1960's closed in the 190's I ...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
03 Apr 2018 21:23
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Kmart 2000 closures
Replies: 22
Views: 21629

Re: Kmart 2000 closures

In Rhode Isalnd, we had to close the Middletown RI location, it opened in 1974 or 1976. It's now Subdivided between Marshalls, Ocean State Job Lot and Bed Bath & Beyond. it think it looked simialar to the Azle TX location but way smaller. I think they only expanded with a Garden Center in the fr...
by RPAmesandKmartan26
03 Apr 2018 21:09
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Target '90s neon
Replies: 18
Views: 18105

Re: Target '90s neon

Speaking of 90s Neon, I have someting to say about this topic Speaking of Target stores with 90s neon, I remembered when the Target stores in Smithfield RI and North Attleborough MA locations had the 90s Neon on their walls. I only seen North Attleborough with 90’s neon once in 2010 and the one I se...