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Lucky Stores first began in San Mateo County, California when Charles Crouch expanded his "lucky stores" to the East Bay in 1935. Stores were first grouped in Oakland and surrounding areas. Lucky had a big influence in transitioning from small store to supermarket. Image File history File links Lucky_logo. ... Official website: http://www. ... East Bay Township, Michigan East Bay (California) is a subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area East Bay (Rhode Island) is a region of Rhode Island This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Oakland, founded in 1852, is a major city on the east side (also called East Bay) of San Francisco Bay in Northern California in the United States. ...


Its first flagship store opened in 1947 in San Leandro, CA. It featured a coffee shop and other conveniences. It was the last Lucky Store to close after the take-over by Albertson's. 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... San Leandro is a city located in Alameda County, California. ... A typical Albertsons store. ...


Through the years Lucky acquired Cardinal Stores, Jim Dandy and Food Basket among others.


Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Lucky Stores operated the Gemco and Memco (on the East Coast) department stores. These stores were closed in 1986. The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Gemco was an American, particularly California chain of membership department stores that was owned by San Leandro-based Lucky Stores, a California supermarket company which has since been acquired in the 1980s by American Stores Company, which was later acquired by Albertsons in 2000. ... East Coast can refer to: East Coast of the United States East Coast hip hop East Coast Park East-coast liberal East Coast Railway East Coast Akalat East Coast bias East Coast Music Awards East Coast Bays East Coast Main Line East Coast Greenway East Coast Parkway East Coast Swing... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


By 1988, Lucky became a part of American Stores Company, along with Jewel-Osco, Acme, Alpha Beta, Food Basket, and Sav-On Drugs. The Alpha Beta stores in Northern California became Lucky Stores. A number of Southern California branches were either sold or merged with Ralphs. As a result of the American Stores takeover, Gemco and Memco were sold to Dayton Hudson and became part of Target Stores. Some Lucky Stores changed their name to Lucky-Savon as part of the merger. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... American Stores was the name of a United States chain of supermarkets. ... See: Jewel Osco This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Acme (Greek ακμή, the peak, zenith, prime) denotes the best of something. ... Alpha Beta was a chain of Southern California supermarkets started by Albert and Hugh Gerrard. ... Osco Drug is a chain pharmacy acquired by Jewel Tea and owned by Albertsons. ... Northern California, sometimes abbreviated NorCal, refers to the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. ... Southern California Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Vintage Disneyland Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal or colloquially, the Southland, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the state of California. ... Ralphs is a major supermarket chain in the Southern California area. ... Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) was founded in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1902. ... Target Stores is a division of Target Corporation. ...


In 1998, American Stores was bought out by Albertsons, which became the second largest grocery retailer in the United States. In the year that followed, all Lucky Stores were re-named Albertsons. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... A typical Albertsons store. ... A typical Albertsons store. ...


In 2006, Berkeley, CA-based Grocery Outlet closed its Rocklin, CA location, only to re-open the store with the Lucky name and the classic Lucky logo. On April 1, 2005, the Sacramento Bee, interviewing Grocery Outlet President and COO Bob Tiernan, reported that the "company believes the Lucky brand has value. And the new store format, with an 'every day low pricing' strategy, 'reminds us of Lucky,'". Grocery Outlet lawyer Peter Craigie noted that Albertson's has indicated it's belief that it continues to own the Lucky brand. However, Grocery Outlet believes that Albertson's failure to utilize the brand means the company has effectively surrendered the trademark. Grocery Outlet has pre-emptively filed a lawsuit against Albertsons seeking a declaration from Albertsons that the company has surrendered the brand.[1] 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Berkeley is a city in the San Francisco Bay Area of northern United States. ... Rocklin is a city located in Placer County, California. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On the next day, April 2, Albertson filed a request for a temporary restraining order for Grocery Outlet's usage of the Lucky mark.[2] At the same time, on Albertson's homepage, the Lucky trademark re-appeared, seemingly as evidence for the mark's use. Albertsons.com assessed on April 6, 2006. April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ...


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Lucky Stores (690 words)
Lucky was an innovative homegrown answer to Safeway, and stores were clustered primarily in Oakland and other East By locations.
Lucky was a leader in the transition from small stores to supermarkets, opening a flagship store at East 14th and Juana, San Leandro in 1947, which featured a coffee shop and more.
In 1987, the specialty stores were sold or closed, and by 1988, Lucky had become a part of American Stores, along with Jewel-Osco in the midwest, Acme in the northeast, Buttrey Stores in the Rockies, and Alpha Beta, Food Basket, and Sav-on Drugs in Southern California.
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