Stores You Grew Up With That Are No Longer Around

Caldor’s (like target)

service merchandise (like target)

lechmere (electronics)

channel (home depot predecessor)

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I know its not a store...but

 

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Ben Franklin

Silo

we still have a few ben franklin around the louisville, ky area. they may all still be on the southern indiana side of the river. i was in one as recently as a couple months ago with my wife.

they may be independents that kept the name when the corporation folded, though

Thrifties

Pioneer Chicken

The Wherehouse

Music Plus

Independent toy stores

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Chatham

A&P

Farmer Jack

F&M Drugs

Highland Appliance

Fretter Appliance

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Holy shit at Lechmere, forgot about that one!

Also Strawberries (music store)

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With the infamous conveyor belt!

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i haven't seen a REX department store in like 30 years

other retail stores i remember that lost the fight to walmart and target:

afore-mentioned k-mart

hill’s

venture

big blue

those three came and went in the same building in evansville, in while i was growing up, if i remember correctly

i also spent a lot of time at builder’s square with my dad when i was a kid. pretty sure they’ve been gonve for quite some time

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Phar-Mor

Children's Palace

Alladin's Castle

Ryan's Steakhouse (gross)

Hill's 

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F&M (Just died)

A&P ( Just died)

Fretter(It's always better to shop at Fretter!) (Best Buy replaced them)

Service Merchandise (Another Best Buy victim)

Arbor Drugs(This is what CVS was before CVS)

I think most are probbably exclusive to Michigan.

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Fretter Commercial "It's Always Better to Shop at Fretter" - 1991 - YouTube

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F&M (Just died)

A&P ( Just died)

Fretter(It's always better to shop at Fretter!) (Best Buy replaced them)

Service Merchandise (Another Best Buy victim)

Arbor Drugs(This is what CVS was before CVS)

I think most are probbably exclusive to Michigan.

I bought a house around 2005. While cleaning out the cupboards and stuff, I found an A&P coupon that expired in 1974.

Caldors

Two Guys

Zayres

The Ground Round (restaaurant)

Big Boys (restaurant)

Chess King

Lechmere