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Encyclopedia > Carter's Foods
Carter's Foods
Fate bankrupt
Founded 1952
Defunct summer 2006
Location Charlotte, Michigan, United States
Industry retail
Products bakery, beer, dairy, deli, frozen foods, general merchandise, liquor, meat, produce, seafood, wine
Key people Theodore Carter (founder)

Carter's Foods, more commonly known as Carter's, was an employee-owned supermarket chain based in Charlotte, Michigan. Charlotte is a city in Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Drawing of a self-service store. ... Exterior of a typical British supermarket (a Tesco Extra) Exterior of typical North American supermarket (a Safeway) This Flagship Randalls store in Houston, Texas is an example of an upscale supermarket. ... Charlotte is a city in Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...


History

Carter's Foods was founded in 1952 by Theodore Carter.[1] A native of Charlotte, Michigan, Theodore had previously been an employee of the Kroger store in his hometown.[2] Kroger headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...


Carter's expanded greatly over the next several decades, mainly by acquiring IGA locations. IGA was also the primary supplier for the Carter's chain.[2] IGA is a name used by many independent grocery stores throughout the world. ...


In 1999, Sperry and Hutchinson, a company known for its S&H Green Stamps, introduced a new rewards program called S&H Greenpoints; Carter's Foods was the first chain in Michigan to utilize the Greenpoints system.[3] S&H Green Stamps were a form of trading stamps popular in the United States between the 1930s and 1970s. ...


Starting in 2000, Carter's Foods became 100 percent employee-owned, and thus became the only supermarket chain in the state to be employee-owned.[1]


Carter's had seen a decline revenues for several years, citing competition from Wal-Mart and regional supercenter chain Meijer. The chain filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2006, after it was unable to pay several million dollars in debts to its suppliers.[4] The last fourteen Carter's stores closed in mid-2006.[1] Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... For the unrelated chain of hypermarkets that is owned by Kroger, see Fred Meyer. ... Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code governs the process of liquidation under the bankruptcy laws of the United States. ... Notice of closure stuck on the door of a computer store the day after its parent company, Granville Technology Group Ltd, declared bankruptcy (strictly, put into administration - see text) in the UK. Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of an individual or organizations to pay their...


Former locations

Former Carter's Foods in Oscoda, Michigan, originally A&P
City Address Opened Closed Notes Status
Au Gres 212 Saginaw St. 1997 2006 replaced Holland's IGA reverted to IGA
Beaverton 360 N. Ross 2001 2006 replaced IGA reverted to IGA
Big Rapids Northland Dr. 1983
1288 Perry St.[5] 200x
Boyne City 1315 Boyne Ave. 1985 2006 sold to Family Fare; currently vacant[6]
Cadillac 602 S. Mitchell 1983 now Glen's Market
Charlotte 1019 Lansing Rd. 1952 1966 original store
Lovett @ Washington 1966 replaced Lansing Rd. location; formerly National Food Store closed and replaced with Packard and Washington locations
1650 S. Packard Hwy. 2000 now Tractor Supply Company and Dollar Tree[7]
225 S. Washington 2006 sold to Oak Ridge Markets of Hastings
Cheboygan 1121 E. State St. 1983 2006 replaced Kroger half of store is now Peebles
Durand 8751 Monroe Rd. 1964 2006 sold to Monroe Realty
Eaton Rapids 1970 1983 replaced Arnold & Beckland's IGA
Edenville 4516 S. M-30 2001 2006 replaced IGA reverted to IGA
Gaylord 931 S. Otsego 1985 2006 sold to Family Fare; currently vacant[6]
Gladwin 625 E. Cedar St. 2001 2006 replaced IGA reverted to IGA
Grand Ledge 512 S. Clinton St. 1960 1997 replaced Edge of the Ledge IGA
Houghton Lake 725 S. Loxley Rd. 1974 1993 replaced Pinky's IGA now Save-a-Lot
8135 W. Houghton Lake Rd. 1993 2006 sold to Family Fare; currently vacant[6]
Kimball 5275 Lapeer Rd. 1998 2006 replaced Wadhams IGA now Felpausch Food Center
Lake City 1960 Morey Rd. 1980 2006 replaced IGA sold to Family Fare; currently vacant[6]
Marine City 303 S. Parker 1998 now Save-a-Lot
Marshall 1991 1999
Marysville 3200 Gratiot 1998
North Branch 1971 replaced Burns IGA
Onaway 220 State St. 1985 2006 now Tom's IGA
Oscoda 5112 N. US-23 1994 2006 replaced Big Valu Supermarket; originally A&P sold to Family Fare; currently vacant[6]
Petoskey 910 Spring St.A 1983 1991 replaced Hamady Supermarket; originally Kroger now Dunham's Sports
910 Spring St.A 1991 2006 replaced Kmart; originally W.T. Grant half of store is now Bed Bath & Beyond[8]
Portland 1954 1983
Richmond 66875 Gratiot 2000 now Family Farm & Home[9]
Roscommon 1980 1983
St. Clair 201 N. Riverside 1998 replaced IGA now Riverside Market
St. Helen 1960 Old M-76 1974 2005 store burned down 2005, never re-opened
Tawas City 220 W. Lake St. 1983 2006 replaced Kroger re-opened November 10, 2006 as Neiman's Family Market[10]

ANote: Original and re-located Petoskey stores were located at opposite ends of the same strip malll; all stores in the strip have the same address. Au Gres is a city located in Arenac County, Michigan. ... IGA is a name used by many independent grocery stores throughout the world. ... Beaverton is a city in Gladwin County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Big Rapids is a city located in Mecosta County, Michigan. ... Boyne City is a city located in Charlevoix County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Spartan Stores Inc. ... Cadillac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and is the county seat of Wexford County. ... Spartan Stores Inc. ... Charlotte is a city in Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Categories: Corporation stubs | Retail companies of the United States | Businesses in Nashville ... Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. ... Hastings is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Cheboygan is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Kroger headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Peebles, also known as Specialty Retailers (TX) LP, is a department store chain in the eastern United States. ... Durand is a city in Shiawassee County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Eaton Rapids is a city in Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Edenville is a small unincorporated community in Edenville Township, Midland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Gaylord is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Gladwin is a city in Gladwin County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Grand Ledge is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Houghton Lake is an unincorporated community in Roscommon Township, Roscommon County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Save-A-Lot is a grocery store chain that is the thirteenth-largest retail chain and sixth-largest chain under a single banner with more than one thousand stores in the United States and $4 billion in sales. ... Kimball Township is a township located in St. ... Lake City is a city located in Missaukee County, Michigan. ... Marine City is a city located in St. ... Save-A-Lot is a grocery store chain that is the thirteenth-largest retail chain and sixth-largest chain under a single banner with more than one thousand stores in the United States and $4 billion in sales. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Marysville is a city in St. ... North Branch is a village located in Lapeer County, Michigan. ... Onaway is a city in Presque Isle County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... For the short story by John Updike, see A&P (story). ... Sidewalk in downtown Petoskey Petoskey is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Dunhams Sports is a regional sporting goods superstore chain located throughout the Midwestern United States. ... Kmart is a chain of department stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam. ... W. T. Grant was the founder of a chain of U.S. mass-merchandise stores bearing his name. ... A typical Bed Bath and Beyond store Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. ... Portland is a city in Ionia County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Richmond is a city located in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... Roscommon is a village located in Roscommon County, Michigan. ... St. ... St. ... Tawas City is a city located in Iosco County, Michigan. ...


References

  1. ^ a b c WZZM 13 - Grocer Carter's closes all 14 stores - Charlotte-based company files for bankruptcy
  2. ^ a b Carter's Foods history (Internet Wayback Machine archive)
  3. ^ Carter's brings S&H back home to Michigan
  4. ^ Traverse City Record-Eagle: Carter's files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  5. ^ Perseverance Paid Off For Marie Mishler of Paris! Lucky Lady Wins $150,000 Lottery Big Game Prize
  6. ^ a b c d e Oscoda Press: "Court OKs sale of Carter’s stores"
  7. ^ The Urinals of Tractor Supply Co.
  8. ^ Petoskey News: "Bed Bath & Beyond Opens"
  9. ^ Family Farm & Home store locator
  10. ^ Iosco News: "Neimans (sic) will open former Carter's store"

 
 

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