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Offline fish-sticks

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I hope Kroger doesn't go out... we buy all our beer there.
Publix is giving Kroger a run for its money here in the south.
But with these new German based stores moving in .... all grocery stores are down in sales.
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Wise choice.
I stayed with all my boys their 1st years.

Thank you. 

I believe babies need this time if it can possibly be given.
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Publix is giving Kroger a run for its money here in the south.
But with these new German based stores moving in .... all grocery stores are down in sales.
Primark is also come to the US, in New England states. I have heard they are doing well. 

Internet is killing stores though. Is so convenient to purchase online and use the time once taken for shopping to do other things.
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Couple years ago I took 2nd job night shift at K-Mart seasonal for Christmas. I wanted to pick up some spare Christmas money. It was an experiance working with younger people. My own seniors work ethic was new to most of them. That K-Mart is now closed, a skeleton on the highway.

I worked retail twice, both times only a few weeks. I have not the temperament for it. I feel bad for people who have to do that for a living.
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I worked retail twice, both times only a few weeks. I have not the temperament for it. I feel bad for people who have to do that for a living.
So do I.
I learned patience when dealing with customers in retail, and for once I let a customer know exactly how I felt with the boss not far away and watching everything.

And ya know what? He didn’t blame me for the customers error of cussing me out as I was helping an elderly couple for about 10 minutes.
And I had enough of it and told them; “look! If you don’t like the service here then there’s a K-Mart down the road, so hit it!”

They told my boss who was looking the whole time and said to them that I had a good point and he sent them on there way.
Good manager - that one.
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Every Kmart I know of has been shut down, hard to believe there are some still in business. Kmart is a thing of the past, so is Sears.
A Rual King moved in our old K-Mart building and we love it!

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A Rual King moved in our old K-Mart building and we love it!
Same thing is supposed to happen here with ours and we are very happy to see it come.

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On line sales is killing a lot of stores.
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Publix is giving Kroger a run for its money here in the south.
But with these new German based stores moving in .... all grocery stores are down in sales.

I briefly worked at Publix in 1989 in Florida briefly, less than a month.  Publix has always dominated Florida like Food Lion dominated The Carolinas. Kroger is bigger in the Midwest and was a staple in both WV and VA before other brands made a headway there. Kroger still ihas several stores in WV but many has closed, this region had four of them incl one across the state line in Va now just one remain. Food City came to the region and Walmart is hurting Kroger as well as a couple Indy grocers that has a big footprint in this county.

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On line sales is killing a lot of stores.

Yes, that is true and it will deliver a knockout punch to the retail business as we knew it eventually...

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Same thing is supposed to happen here with ours and we are very happy to see it come.

If you're talking about Chillicothe. Word in the wind is, and this isn't set in stone. Rural King wont be coming to the old Super K-mart building. 
They already have a huge store located in the old Mills Pride building in Waverly and one in Circleville. Market saturation won't let them move here with so many stores already close by.

Again, this is some supposed  "insider" information that has came through the grapevine within my circle.  It could be wrong.

I hope it is. Lowes, Tractor supply and Harbor Freight are the only places I can visit without being inundated with SJW propaganda.
Besides that one Lowes ad that insinuated I don't have enough 'tools' to get the job done.
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If you're talking about Chillicothe. Word in the wind is, and this isn't set in stone. Rural King wont be coming to the old Super K-mart building. 
They already have a huge store located in the old Mills Pride building in Waverly and one in Circleville. Market saturation won't let them move here with so many stores already close by.

Again, this is some supposed  "insider" information that has came through the grapevine within my circle.  It could be wrong.

I hope it is. Lowes, Tractor supply and Harbor Freight are the only places I can visit without being inundated with SJW propaganda.
Besides that one Lowes ad that insinuated I don't have enough 'tools' to get the job done.


Strange, RK already owns the Super K building.  I wonder why they would buy it and not use it.
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Back on  topic, I flip houses...among other things.
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oh wow DF..that is awesome...I love watching them on TV...you go girl...

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Strange, RK already owns the Super K building.  I wonder why they would buy it and not use it.



I must of misunderstood what was said.
Rural King could take years to move into the building. Probably when they deem profitable due to market saturation and having a Co-tenant occupying the building with them.  Looks like they bought a few old K-mart buildings and are still sitting empty.
But you are correct, they do own the building.

Thanks for the correction, Der.




Back on  topic, I flip houses...among other things.



Awesome, Der.

I thought about getting into that because of the line of work I do. Assuming it has a good ROI, although probably highly affected due to location and other market forces?

"among other things"... pray tell?

I'm getting visions of innocent Christians stretch on a rack, being inverted upside down every hour until they confess their undying devotion to our Lord and Savior Lucifer.
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I'm getting visions of innocent Christians stretch on a rack, being inverted upside down every hour until they confess their undying devotion to our Lord and Savior Lucifer.


There is some of that, of course, but in my free time I also deal in antiques...some collectibles.
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