1-Founded 1969 in SF, the store began by selling Levi’s and records.
2-Began in 1975 (Albany CA) where the original store remains in operation–affordable prices and “no appointment required”!
3-In 1927, Johnny Green began selling milk, bread and eggs out of an ice house–how convenient is that!
4-The initials stand for its byline (not owner initials) and its “wares” have extended far beyond the original health and beauty products when founded in 1963 (Lowell MA).
5-Throwing a little soiree? Since 1986, this has been the place to go–expanded far beyond the East Hanover NJ launch.
6-Yep, really. Manny, Moe & Jack founded the chain in 1921 (Philadelphia PA).
7-Before it went far beyond, this retail chain was simply named (Springfield NJ) for the two rooms it primarily serviced. BTW–expired coupons still accepted.
8-The first one opened in Ft Lauderdale FL (1986) and it’s still a favorite stop if you can’t find a Staples nearby.
9-This health-conscious chain got its start in 1935 (Pittsburgh PA) when it was called Lackzoom–now known by its initials primarily.
10-The advent of Amazon dramatically impacted this iconic bookseller, founded 130 years ago in NYC.
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