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Ks Merchandise Mart

Ks Merchandise Mart, Inc. was a catalog showroom department store based in Decatur, Illinois. It offered furniture, jewelry, and general merchandise, including electronics, at 17 locations in 5 Midwestern states at the time of its closing. Ks was ...

                                               

Kerr Drug

Kerr Drug was an American chain of 76 drug stores throughout North Carolina. Its headquarters were located in Raleigh, North Carolina. On September 10, 2013, Walgreens announced its purchase of Kerr. The company was founded in Raleigh by Banks Ke ...

                                               

Kesslers

Kesslers was a family-owned lower-end department store chain in Georgia. The chain included a main store in downtown Atlanta and seven other locations: Smyrna, Rome, Newnan, West Point, Decatur, West Atlanta, and Canton. The first Kesslers depart ...

                                               

Kings Variety Store

Kings Variety Store was a chain of discount stores founded in 1915 by M.H. King in Burley, Idaho. At its peak, Kings had 27 stores in Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming. A typical Kings store ranged from 10.000 square feet 930 m 2 ...

                                               

Kinney Drugs

Kinney Drugs is a chain of approximately 100 drugstores and pharmacies throughout Central and Northern New York, as well as Vermont. Its headquarters is located in Gouverneur. The company was founded in 1903 by Burt Orrin Kinney, a native of Gouv ...

                                               

Kinnucans

Kinnucans is a department store that was founded in 1987 by Charles Anthony Kinnucan as a small shoe store in Auburn, Alabama. Originally named "On Your Feet," the business model transformed into an Outdoor and Lifestyle Inspired store. The abbre ...

                                               

Kruse International

Kruse International was an auction firm founded by Russell Kruse in Auburn, Indiana, in 1952. The company began as a local auction company selling real estate, farms and personal property run by Kruse and his sons Dean, Dennis and Daniel. The com ...

                                               

Langensteins

Langensteins is a famous and historic Louisiana grocery store. Their regional specialties include Daube glace, and crawfish pie. The store was established in uptown New Orleans in 1922 by Michael Langenstein and his two sons, George and Richard a ...

                                               

Le Travel Store

Le Travel Store, based in San Diego, California, was a retail store that sells travel gear. Founded in 1976, Le Travel Store claims to be the first business to call itself a "travel store," and, the first retail store to cater to backpackers and ...

                                               

Lechters Housewares

Lechters Housewares was a national chain of kitchen-supply stores in the United States, based in Harrison, New Jersey. Many of its stores were in malls. Its store-brand products used the name Cooks Club. It owned the Costless Home Store and Famou ...

                                               

Levys (department store)

Levys, also known as Levy Brothers, was a department store based in Tucson, Arizona, United States. It was founded in 1950 by Jewish brothers Jacob and Ben Levy, who acquired the former Myers & Bloom department store in downtown Tucson. These wer ...

                                               

Lone Star Comics

Lone Star Comics was a chain of comic book stores located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in north central Texas. The chains offerings included comic books, action figures, gaming supplies, videos, and many other pop culture items. Originally estab ...

                                               

Lovemans (Nashville)

Loveman, Berger & Teitelbaum, more commonly referred to as Lovemans, was a Nashville, Tennessee-based full service department store, originally located at 5th and Union streets in that city. Relatives of the founder of this chain founded Lovemans ...

                                               

Lowes Market

Lowes Market is a regional supermarket chain, primarily in West Texas and South Texas and throughout New Mexico. The company also operates stores in Colorado, Arizona and Kansas. The companys home office is in Littlefield, Texas.

                                               

Lucy Activewear

Lucy Activewear, formerly known as Lucy.com, was an American clothing retailer based in Alameda, California. Founded in November 1999 by former Nike executives, it did specialize in activewear for women, including clothing intended for use during ...

                                               

Mammoth Mart

Mammoth Mart was a discount department store chain, located in the northeastern United States, primarily in the New England area. The chain was founded by Max Coffman and Henry Gornstein in Framingham, Massachusetts in 1956, and was something of ...

                                               

Marcus & Co.

Marcus & Company, founded by William Elder Marcus and later joined by George Marcus and their father, Herman, a German-born former employee of Tiffany & Co., began as a partnership with George B. Jacques as Jacques & Marcus. The business changed ...

                                               

The Market (company)

The Market: A Farm Fresh Supermarket was a high end concept grocery store catering specifically to urban customers. It was owned and operated by Virginia Beach, Virginia-based Farm Fresh Food & Pharmacy. The Market had three locations, two of whi ...

                                               

Maurices

Maurices Inc., stylized as maurices, is an American womens clothing retail chain based in Duluth, Minnesota. Founded in 1931 in Duluth, the chain comprises more than 1.000 stores in the United States and Canada, primarily located in shopping mall ...

                                               

May-Daniels & Fisher

May-Daniels & Fisher was a Denver, Colorado department store created in 1957 when the original May Company operations in Colorado, founded by David May in 1877 in Leadville, were merged with the newly acquired The Daniels & Fisher Co. store found ...

                                               

McKids

McKids was a chain of clothing stores marketed to children and operated by the McDonalds Corporation through a partnership with Sears. In July 1987, Sears began selling the McKids line of childrens clothing. In December 1988, Sears opened the fir ...

                                               

Mercantile Stores Company, Inc.

Mercantile Stores Company Inc. until 1998, was a traditional department store retailer operating 102 fashion apparel stores and 16 home fashion stores in 17 states. The stores were operated under 13 different nameplates and varied in size, with t ...

                                               

Merry-Go-Round (retailer)

Merry-Go-Round was a national clothing retail chain owned by Merry-Go-Round Enterprises, Inc., that thrived from the 1970s through the early 1990s. The chain fell into bankruptcy during the mid-1990s, and eventually ceased operation in 1996. It w ...

                                               

MicroAge

MicroAge was an American technology sales and service company based in Tempe, Arizona founded in 1976 by Jeffrey D. McKeever and Alan P. Hald, originally as part of Paul Terrells chain of dealerships and franchises under the brand The Byte Shop. ...

                                               

Miya Shoji

Miya Shoji is a manufacturer and retailer of shōji, futons, and other Japanese furniture based in New York City. It was founded in 1951 to make shōji. Hisao Hanafusa, the shops current owner, started working there after he immigrated to the US in ...

                                               

B. C. Moore & Sons

B.C. Moore and Sons was a department store chain founded in 1923 in North Carolina. Beauregard Crawford Moore, better known as "Croft", opened his first retail store in downtown Wadesboro, North Carolina in 1923. With the assistance of his four s ...

                                               

Morton Williams

Morton Williams Supermarkets, founded in 1952, is a family-owned and operated food retailer with sixteen stores in the New York City Metropolitan area. Morton Williams features ShopRite products as its private-label brand, supplied by ShopRites p ...

                                               

Muirs Department Store

Muirs Department Store was the largest retail store in the downtown area of East Orange, New Jerseys Main Street shopping district in the 1920s. This store is now defunct. The R.H. Muir Company its official name, founded in 1882 was the flagship ...

                                               

Music & Arts Center

Music & Arts is a music retailer founded in 1952, specializing in band and orchestra instrument sales and rentals, guitars, keyboards, sheet music and books, musical accessories, repairs and private music lessons. In 2005, Music & Arts Center was ...

                                               

Nau (clothing retailer)

The companys business model includes the use of textiles developed from sustainable technical fibers and fabrics in line with the Global Organic Textile Standard GOTS. Nau also makes use of ethical Merino and other wools within its products as we ...

                                               

Nebraska Book Company

Nebraska Book Company, Inc., began in 1915 with a single college store near the University of Nebraska campus by E.H. "Red" Long, and it is still headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska. Following World War II, when the supply of new textbooks could n ...

                                               

Newmans

Newmans was an American department store chain based out of Joplin, Missouri. Newman Mercantile Company was started by Jewish entrepreneur Joseph Newman, a German immigrant, in the mid 19th century. Joseph Newmans son Albert and son in law Gabe N ...

                                               

No Frills Supermarkets

No Frills Supermarkets, Inc. this chain of grocery stores in Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, United States. It belongs SpartanNash. The company was started by Harold Cooperman. No frills got its name from the idea of a grocery store, where ins ...

                                               

Norbys Farm Fleet

Norbys Farm Fleet is a retail chain of 11 stores in Iowa and Kentucky. The stores sell hunting and fishing equipment, appliances, housewares, automotive goods, apparel, hardware, lawn and garden supplies, paint, pet supplies, sporting goods, and ...

                                               

OConnor and Goldberg

OConnor and Goldberg was a chain of shoe stores in Chicago that operated from the early 1900s through at least the 1970s. The company operated stores in several shopping districts throughout the area. One of the companys more noteworthy stores wa ...

                                               

Ocean State Job Lot

Ocean State Job Lot is an American discount retailer operating throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, and New Jersey. The company is headquartered in North Kingstown, Rhode Isla ...

                                               

Old America

Old America Stores was an arts and crafts retailer as well as a Framing and custom Floral store founded in 1980 by Wayne Brush, and was based in Howe, Texas with most of its stores located in the south. It was at one time owned by Campbell Taggar ...

                                               

ONeils

The M. ONeil Co. was a regional department store chain based in Akron, Ohio, United States. ONeils dominated the Akron and Canton retail markets. Founded in 1877, the store grew to several locations in northeastern Ohio. Owned by May Department S ...

                                               

Orrs

Orrs of Easton was begun by Matthew Orr and later sold to the Bixlers. In 1955, Orrs was opened in Bethlehem when the Bush & Bull store closed after operating in that location from 1908. Lerch & Rice Co. operated a store in the same location from ...

                                               

Orscheln Farm & Home

Orscheln Farm & Home is a retail chain of farm and ranch supply stores headquartered in Moberly, Missouri. Orscheln has 175 stores located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and as of May 2018 the ...

                                               

P.M. Place Stores

P.M. Place Stores, also known as Places Discount Stores was a Bethany, Missouri-based, employee-owned chain of discount stores in the United States. The company primarily operated in towns with a population of 1.500 to 4.000 people in Illinois, I ...

                                               

Palais Royal (store)

Palais Royal is a United States chain of department stores, owned by Stage Stores, Inc. and headquartered in Houston, TX, that specializes in retailing brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear, and housewares. Brands exclusively found ...

                                               

Paper Source

Paper Source is a stationery and gift retailer based out of Chicago, Illinois. that offers papers, custom invitations & announcements, gifts, greeting cards, gift wrap, paper craft kits, party supplies, and personalized stationery & stamps. Paper ...

                                               

Paradies Lagardere

Paradies Lagardere operates stores in airports, hotels, and other locations throughout the United States and Canada. Locations include specialty stores and bookstores. The company was founded in 1960 in Atlanta, Georgia.

                                               

Pay Less Super Markets

Pay Less Super Markets are a chain of nine supermarkets located in the central Indiana towns of Anderson, Lafayette, Muncie and West Lafayette. There were two Pay Less grocery stores in Omaha that only lasted two years before being taken over by ...

                                               

PDQ Food Stores

PDQ Food Stores is a chain of convenience stores located in the Wisconsin areas of Milwaukee and Madison, and one California store near Homewood. The chain began as Tri Dairy Store in 1948 in Middleton, Wisconsin, opened by Sam Jacobsen. Original ...

                                               

Pearl Art and Craft Supply

Pearl Art and Craft Supply was a chain of art supply stores. Founded in 1933, Pearl was headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and had stores located throughout the U.S. states including New Jersey, Florida, New York, and Massachusetts. The ch ...

                                               

Peoples (store)

Peoples is a defunct chain of department stores located in the Puget Sound area of Washington. The company was founded in 1888 in downtown Tacoma. The flagship store opened in 1895 at the corner of Pacific and 11th Street, which was the main inte ...

                                               

Pic N Save

Pic N Save Corporation was, at one time, the second-largest closeout retail chain in the United States. Financial troubles caused the chain to close many of the markets in the late-1990s and early-2000s.

                                               

Pitco Foods

PITCO Foods, formed by the merger of Pacific Groservice and Pittsburg Wholesale Grocers, operates a handful of members-only warehouse stores under the PITCO banner name across California in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, and Oakland. The ou ...