c.1930 MacMarr Stores at 474 Oakland Avenue 1

MacMarr Stores was a chain of grocery stores that was eventually absorbed into Safeway in 1940.

MacMarr Stores purchased Mutual Stores c.1930, which had purchased Jenny Wren Stores in 1928. They were acquired by Safeway in 1931, but still operated as MacMarr Stores. 2

1938 ad 3

Links and References

MacMarr Stores listing in 1939 Polks Directory

  1. MacMarr Stores market at 474 Oakland Avenue Oakland History Center at Oakland Public Library
  2. MacMarr-Safeway Merger Approved Oakland Tribune September 11, 1931
  3. ad Oakland Tribune February 18, 1938