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Re: Kroger Family Centers

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retail_person_247 wrote: 06 Oct 2023 21:29 However, I couldn't find the exact address of the building, just the fact that it was located somewhere on US-264 ALT
600 SE Greenville Blvd

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Re: Kroger Family Centers

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Found another one somewhere in Fayetteville, AR

https://www.newspapers.com/article/nort ... 138448721/
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Greenville is not recognizable at all:
https://maps.app.goo.gl/7AxozTRfRckqfNyq7

The Fayetteville store is not recognizable from the road, and Historic Aerials only goes back to 1980. But it is located at 3340 N College, roughly what would have been between Fayetteville and Springdale at the time:
https://maps.app.goo.gl/9h9SeBnSQqNVJDtj6
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Re: Kroger Family Centers

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Kroger appears to have also tried out the Family Center format with their Henke & Pilot stores:

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/1585986/
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retail_person_247 wrote: 22 Feb 2024 14:50 Kroger appears to have also tried out the Family Center format with their Henke & Pilot stores:

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/1585986/
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https://www.newspapers.com/article/lake ... 109375350/
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Re: Kroger Family Centers

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retail_person_247 wrote: 22 Feb 2024 15:01
retail_person_247 wrote: 22 Feb 2024 14:50 Kroger appears to have also tried out the Family Center format with their Henke & Pilot stores:

https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/1585986/
Better quality image:

https://www.newspapers.com/article/lake ... 109375350/
Correct. Several of the originals were indeed Henke's Family Center, including Lake Charles, from the ad, and Orange, which is supposedly the original. I've been to Orange, and it doesn't have the exact layout as most of the rest - it's close, but more compact.

The Houston division seems to have been the largest pusher of Family Centers. They had stores in the Valley region, up the Gulf Coast almost to New Orleans, and several (that are all still open) in northeast Texas. Easily 70% were controlled out of Houston alone.
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wnetmacman wrote: 29 Feb 2024 18:19 The Houston division seems to have been the largest pusher of Family Centers. They had stores in the Valley region, up the Gulf Coast almost to New Orleans, and several (that are all still open) in northeast Texas. Easily 70% were controlled out of Houston alone.
Technically northeastern Texas belongs to Dallas. Of course the Houston/Henke & Pillot division was the birthplace of the Family Center, but those I believe were always grouped with the former Wyatt stores.

That being said - this thread does need a merger with the one in Southeast...
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