Supermarkets in the 1970s

Shipley Market Square, 1970s
Shipley Market Square in the 1970s. Note Liptons Store. "Shipley Market Square 1970s" by shipley43 is licensed under CC BY 2.0 (Cropped)

How may of these supermarkets from the 1970s are still around today? How many do you remember?

These are some of the supermarket and grocery chains from the 1970s:

Liptons, Newton Road, High Heaton, 1970s
Liptons, Newton Road, High Heaton, Newcastle, 1970s (image public domain)

Some of these chains traded under a variety of different local names. These are a few examples:

Allied Suppliers Ltd

Allied Suppliers' main brand was Liptons. They also sold Sunshine, Beach's and Jaunty products.

Their store names were:

Fine Fare at Chillingam Road, Heaton, Newcastle, 1974
Fine Fare at Chillingam Road, Heaton, Newcastle, 1974 (image public domain)

Fine Fare

The Fine Fare stores included:

Supermarket shopping in the 1970s
Supermarket shopping in the 1970s Image by jackcast2015 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

International Stores

International incorporated the following other trade names:

Key Markets

Key Markets also traded as:

Moores

Moores also traded as:

References

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