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by pseudo3d
24 Sep 2012 08:59
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Kmart Chef
Replies: 6
Views: 10401

Re: Kmart Chef

It was from a website called "Pleasant Family Shopping". Kmart Chef was free-standing and not related to the in-store cafeterias. They did not, however, last very long and were shuttered by 1975.

http://pleasantfamilyshopping.blogspot. ... t-gas.html
by pseudo3d
24 Sep 2012 08:54
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Major Players in Houston
Replies: 7
Views: 9816

Re: Major Players in Houston

Albertsons survived in College Station with three stores, with one closing in 2006 or so (after being open for less than five years), one in 2008 (the store was partially torn down for Wal-Mart's expansion), and one going up until 2011, even though it was the only store for miles and miles around. A...
by pseudo3d
24 Sep 2012 08:48
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Walmart in-store restaurants
Replies: 17
Views: 23886

Re: Walmart in-store restaurants

^^ That's too bad. I know that my local Wal-Mart built in 1988 had a McDonald's after a 1995 expansion, which later became Radio Grill around 1998-1999, and that later became Subway around 2005-2006, which was interesting because in the old set-up, the counters were to the back of the restaurant, an...
by pseudo3d
24 Sep 2012 08:43
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Kmart--automatic doors?
Replies: 4
Views: 7222

Re: Kmart--automatic doors?

A local Kmart that closed in 1994 did receive the new 1991 logo but never received any updates other than that whatsoever, keeping the manual doors until its death.
by pseudo3d
24 Sep 2012 08:42
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Mini-Marina - Hearne, TX
Replies: 22
Views: 18957

Re: Mini-Marina - Hearne, TX

Yes, but all Safeways in Texas became AppleTree, at least the Houston-Austin-Bryan-College Station division, of which the Hearne store would've been. Any Safeways in Dallas would be of a different division. I've looked through all the information regarding the AppleTree bankruptcy--none of them were...
by pseudo3d
24 Sep 2012 00:06
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Mini-Marina - Hearne, TX
Replies: 22
Views: 18957

Re: Mini-Marina - Hearne, TX

No. There were never any Marina stores in Texas, and it would've converted to AppleTree, which it didn't.