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#901 aastra

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Posted 07 July 2020 - 03:14 PM

I know. Nothing ever changes. That's what I'm saying.



#902 aastra

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Posted 07 July 2020 - 03:45 PM

Apparently the Town & Country Safeway store later claimed the "biggest in B.C." title, but then lost it to stores on the mainland. Such honours never last.

 

FYI: Piggly Wiggly seemed to have had access to prophetically insightful ad writers:

 

 

Daily Colonist
May 29, 1937

SAVE ON FOOD
By shopping at your Neighbourhood Piggly Wiggly, where you will find greater value for your food dollar..

 

 

Daily Colonist
September 29, 1937

 

Piggly Wiggly

MID-WEEK VALUES FOR THRIFTY SHOPPERS

 


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