What happened to grants department stores?
W. T. Grant or Grants was a United States-based chain of mass-merchandise stores founded by William Thomas Grant that operated from 1906 until 1976….W. T. Grant.
|W.T. Grant store (right) in Jacksonville, Florida.|
|Area served||United States|
When did WT Grant’s close?
1976W. T. Grant / Ceased operations
What happened to Gold Circle stores?
The chain’s new parent company sold all 76 Gold Circle stores in 1988 to Kimco Development Corp. of Roslyn, N.Y. Kimco, in turn, leased 35 of those stores to Hills Department Stores, including all the Rochester-area sites. Gold Circle stores were gone for good.
What happened JM Fields?
When parent company Food Fair filed for bankruptcy in 1978, all J.M. Fields and Pantry Pride stores ceased operations and were shuttered….J. M. Fields.
|Headquarters||Salem, Massachusetts , United States|
When did Woolworths go out of business?
In October of 1993, Woolworth’s closed over 400 general variety stores in hope to gain profits. On July 17, 1997, the last Woolworth’s store was closed and the company renamed, becoming Foot Locker Inc (which Woolworth started all the way back in the ’70s).
What happened to Kings Department store?
King’s Department Stores was a chain of discount stores in the Eastern United States….King’s (defunct discount store)
|Founded||Brockton, Massachusetts; 1956|
|Fate||Bankruptcy; all locations sold to Ames|