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Encyclopedia > Magruder's

Magruder's is a grocery store chain located only in and around the Washington, D.C. area. The chain is owned by a family who themselves were born and grew up in the Washington area. Magruder's is known for offering low prices on produce and other groceries. The stores are much smaller than those of a larger chain like Giant or Safeway, therefore the variety and availability of some products sometimes does not equal that of these larger chains. Currently, as of 2006, Magruder's no longer uses loyalty cards that allow the holder to save money on purchases- many grocery stores currently do use these cards, although their essentiality may be questionable. ... A panoramic view of the front of a new Giant Food store opened in 2004 in Baltimore City, Maryland. ... Safeway NYSE: SWY is North Americas third largest supermarket chain, with over 1800 stores located throughout the central and western United States and Canada. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In marketing generally and in retailing more specifically, a loyalty card, rewards card, points card, or club card is a plastic card, visually similar to a credit card or debit card, that identifies the card holder as a member in a commercial incentives programme. ...


History

More than a century ago, Commodore John Magruder owned two stores in the Washington area. He imported products to sell to Washingtonians, foreign dignitaries, and those who bought goods while travelling in carriages. This page is about centuries as units of time. ... Commodore is a military rank used in some navies for officers whose position exceeds that of a Captain, but is less than that of a flag officer. ... Tourists in a vis-a-vis, Prague The classic definition of a carriage is a four-wheeled horse-drawn private passenger vehicle with leaf springs (elliptical springs in the 19th century) or leather strapping for suspension, whether light, smart and fast or large and comfortable. ...


External links

  • Magruder's Homepage

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