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Old 04-24-2015, 05:07 PM
 
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Now you have me trying to think of the name of a shoe store I loved - in ALL the malls, many brands of shoes.... it's going to make me crazy, thanks! LOL

Baker's?
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Old 04-24-2015, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Upstate NY
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Anybody remembers Two Guys? I think it was a Jersey thing.
Maybe its headquarters was i NJ, but we had them here, too. They took over all of the J.M Fields locations. When Two Guys left, Caldor's then Gold Circle moved into those stores.

Oh, and another one I miss....Fanny Farmer. *sigh*
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Old 04-24-2015, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Baker's?
Yes!! Bakers!! thanks so much
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Old 04-25-2015, 07:36 AM
 
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May Company Flagship store at Wilshire and LaBrea in Los Angeles. As a kid, I loved old-fashioned department stores with mezzanines and creaky wooden escalators. Once I started shopping for myself, it was one of my favorite places to go, but I never cared for the mall locations. The building has long since been converted to museum space at LACMA, but the original facade remains.

Bullock's- A "rich old lady" store. I worked there one Christmas season while in college, and used my discount to buy gifts, but they didn't sell much that appealed to me at that age. Still, I was sad to see it go.

J.W. Robinson (Beverly Hills)- Was comparable to Sak's, but carried more contemporary labels, and hired younger sales associates, so I found it more approachable. It lost a lot of its luster when it merged with May Co. (which, by then, had also declined in prestige) to become Robinson's-May, and then died a quick death when Macy's acquired the brand.

Marshall Field's- Chicago is my second home, and I will never forgive Macy's for killing Marshall Field's.

Fedco- Membership warehouse store for government employees. Through the eyes of a child, this place was huge! Our family didn't have a membership card, so we didn't go very often. My favorite part of a trip to Fedco was eyeing all the prepared foods concessions at the front of the store, and picking out stuff to take home.
I actually miss the May Company. That store was similar to Macys. Robinson's was another.

Stores I remember: Gemco, Zodys, Zip N Go, Short Stop, Woolworth's, Montgomery Ward, Western Auto, The Broadway, KB Toys, Sportmart, 2001 Innovations (bought original Nintendo there in '85), Federated, Circuit City, Bullocks, Alpha Betas, Safeway, Music Plus, Sam Goodies.
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Old 04-25-2015, 07:40 AM
 
Location: tampa bay
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I miss A&S (Abraham & Strauss) it was similar to Macy's...I loved that place...
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Old 04-26-2015, 06:21 AM
 
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Montgomery Wards
Woolworth
Borders
Media Play
Pace
Hugh M Woods
Not a store but sure do have great memories-Celebrity Sports Center.
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Old 04-26-2015, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Just thought of another: Frugal Fannie
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Old 04-26-2015, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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Woolworth's, that was an interesting place to browse.
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Old 04-30-2015, 01:25 AM
 
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Contempo Casuals was the best!
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Old 04-30-2015, 05:12 AM
 
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Yes!! Bakers!! thanks so much
UW...I shopped there ALL the time!


I'm thinking about lesser-known stores I miss, too, such as Rainbow Shop, a clothing store.
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