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Retail Companies of Puerto Rico - Supermarkets of Puerto Rico, Pueblo Supermarkets, Topeka, Amigo Supermarkets, Farmacias El Amal, Condom World (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Retail Companies of Puerto Rico - Supermarkets of Puerto Rico, Pueblo Supermarkets, Topeka, Amigo Supermarkets, Farmacias El...

Retail Companies of Puerto Rico - Supermarkets of Puerto Rico, Pueblo Supermarkets, Topeka, Amigo Supermarkets, Farmacias El Amal, Condom World (Paperback)

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Chapters: Supermarkets of Puerto Rico, Pueblo Supermarkets, Topeka, Amigo Supermarkets, Farmacias El Amal, Condom World, Tiendas Kress. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 19. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Pueblo has been one of Puerto Rico's major supermarket chains since the 1950s. The brainchild of brothers Harold Toppel and George Toppel, Pueblo began as a single store operation on Roosevelt Avenue in the Puerto Nuevo section of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The success of the first store led the Toppels to open 43 other Pueblo Supermarkets around the Island and, by 1960, to convert the enterprise into a public corporation that began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. In 1963, Pueblo expanded beyond Puerto Rico's shores to other U.S. territories. Pueblo opened stores in St. Thomas and St. Croix, quickly becoming a popular supermarket chain. The company also introduced the trademark Pueblo Foods, which included anything from paper towels to rice and was sold in all Pueblo stores. In 1983, Pueblo launched the Pueblo Xtra concept, a discount warehouse type supermarket which allowed the customer to shop for food in a larger store featuring lower prices. The lower prices were because the Xtra stores had no baggers; less employees, more savings. In 1990, Pueblo introduced Blockbuster Video to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. In 2003, Pueblo faced financial troubles and there were rumors of a potential buyer from Venezuela. Despite this, Pueblo's management remained optimistic about the company's future. In 2007, Pueblo appeared to be facing serious financial difficulties again, as many locations were closed. Some were acquired and taken over by rival supermarkets Econo, Grande, COOP and Supermax. The entire chain was expected to cease operations in September 2007, until a bid by Ram...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=87582

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-70542-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-70542-5
Barcode: 9781158705429

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