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Davis Food City Grocery Stores
VicMan posted a topic in Historic HoustonI wonder if there are any Davis Food City locations still open? The website expired and it is no longer available.
Wal-Mart Supercenters have overtaken Kroger as grocery market-share leader for the Houston area. That's according to the most recent market survey published in the January 2008 issue of the Shelby Report, a national trade publication covering the grocery industry. According to the report, Wal-Mart Supercenter has a 28.5 percent market share, compared to Kroger's 25.6 percent. Wal-Mart Supercenter's market share is up 0.88 percent from the previous quarter, compared with Kroger's decline of 2.10 percent. Third place H-E-B is up 0.26 percent. Wal-Mart Supercenter's rise in the Houston area has been rapid. As recently as 2000, Wal-Mart Supercenter had just a 2.3 percent share of the area market. But by early 2004, its share jumped to 18.5 percent. Convenience is also a factor, Griffith said, noting that "people can buy their clothes and housewares on their grocery trip. You're driving to one store instead of two." full article
Food Giant Grocery Stores
houstonmacbro posted a topic in Historic HoustonDoes anyone remember Food Giant? What about Weingartens?
Garden Villas Grocery Store At 6912 Telephone Rd.
gnu posted a topic in Historic HoustonI was disappointed this morning to see that the old Garden Villas Grocery Store on the corner of Telephone and Fauna had been levelled. I was angry at myself more than anything because I somehow missed seeing the demo permit, so I didn't get pictures like I would have liked to. It has been vacant and for sale for a long time, so i have no excuse for not taking pictures sooner. It really wasn't anything great architecturally but it did have an interesting angled entry and the old tall brick incinerator chimney was still out back. All-in-all probably a very typical 1951 grocery store. It was also one of the last obvious clues as to the former life of Fauna Street as a main East-West artery from Telephone to Mykawa - before Airport Blvd was developed. No signs yet as to what will replace the building.
ABC Grocery Store At 710 Telephone Rd.
Dan the Man posted a topic in Historic HoustonFor years, one of my favorite buildings in the East End has been that old commercial building near the Southeast Corner of Leeland/Telephone & Lockwood. The building is French Ecelctic in style, with a neat turret that is topped with a tile roof and weathervane. (I'm really amazed that nobody has stolen the weathervane yet!) The building is very unique for Houston, and looks like something that would be more common in a Northern city. I believe the building is currently painted pink, and is occupied by some business like an insurance agency. Does anyone know the history of this building? It looks like it dates from the late 1920s or early 1930s. I am inclined to think that it originally housed a grocery store, due to this Bob Bailey photo that I found of a similar building (see attachment). This may may even be the building in question, as I've never stopped to take a picture, in order to compare it to the Bailey photograph.
Save-A-Lot Grocery Stores
gnu posted a topic in EaDo, the East End, and East HoustonAny of you glenbrookers been into the new Grocery store on broadway where i think the last tennant was the old Rice/Grocery World in the early 90's? Save-A-Lot stores headed to Houston A grocery concept called Save-A-Lot is entering the Houston market. The St. Louis-based chain offers an assortment of value-priced groceries in a relatively small space. An Alief store opens Nov. 9, a Hobby Airport-area location opens Nov. 16, and a Fondren southwest-area store opens in January. Save-A-Lots are 14,000 to 16,000 square feet. Supermarkets are often 40,000 to 90,000 square feet. A total of 12 Save-A-Lots are scheduled to arrive in the area by spring of next year. There are more than 1,150 Save-A-Lots in 42 states. Looks like a interesting place, certainly for the basics. www.save-a-lot.com
Kroger South Main At 7747 Kirby Dr.
TheNiche posted a topic in Texas Medical CenterThe best grocery store nearby is the Kroger on Kirby and S. Main.
Lankford's Grocery & Market At 88 Dennis St.
Mark F. Barnes posted a topic in Historic HoustonLankford Grocery & Market in the 4th Ward off of Dennis Street. Best Burger in Houston, IMHO.
Belden's Supermarket At 10306 South Post Oak Rd.
djrage posted a topic in Historic HoustonFood Giant (Post Oak and Bellfort, later Belden's and most recently occupied by Kroger) Was there ever a twin cinema in this area? I saw a couple of movies in that area in the early 80s, memories are vague. If there was one what was the name of the place? I tend to think it was in the area where Home Depot is now.
Wynn's Grocery Store & Bar-B-Que On South Main St.
Subdude posted a topic in Historic HoustonWynn's Grocery & Bar-B-Que On South Main St.