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Alpha Beta was a chain of Southern California supermarkets started by Albert and Hugh Gerrard. Alpha Beta began as a system of organizing the grocceries in the store in alphabetical order. They took this idea to their flagship groccery store, Triangle Grocerteria, in 1915. Two years later in 1917, they opened their first Alpha Beta store in Pomona, California. Through a series of mergers and acqquistions, Alpha Beta died out by 1989. Southern California Los Angeles, rush hour on the Harbor Freeway San Diego Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal, is an informal name for the southern one-third of the state of California. ... Exterior appearance of typical supermarket (Albertsons) Supermarket produce section A supermarket is a store that sells a wide variety of goods including food and alcohol (where permitted), medicine, clothes, and other household products that are consumed regularly. ... This article needs cleanup. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Pomona is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, in the eastern San Gabriel Valley. ... The phrase mergers and acquisitions or M&A refers to the aspect of corporate finance strategy and management dealing with the merging and acquiring of different companies as well as assets. ...

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