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Lucky in, Albertsons out

Original post made on Sep 9, 2007

To the delight of longtime customers and workers, the Albertsons store in Mountain View on El Camino Real became a Lucky again on Aug. 29, nearly 10 years after the original switch.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 7, 2007, 3:44 PM

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Posted by Dave
a resident of another community
on Sep 9, 2007 at 11:50 am

Very good! I liked the Lucky stores, and used to shop there all the time.
Now get rid of the LCD TV screens blasting advertisements in my face in the checkout line, and hire more checkers to replace the "do-it-yourself" registers, and I'd probably start shopping there again.

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Posted by MVResidentX
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:13 am

I came to California just before all the Lucky stores became Albertsons. I have to say that the name "Lucky" really seemed tacky to me so I never shopped there until they changed their name to "Albertsons". Anyway, I prefer Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Safeway.

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Posted by frequent shopper
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Sep 11, 2007 at 2:27 pm

I'm with Dave on the matter regarding flat screen tv's in the check out line. They have no place being there. In fact, I recently went into the new Lucky store at Grant and El Camino and they are no longer there. Thank goodness. I didn't like being assaulted by them. I do not need to be entertained while I'm waiting in line. What's wrong with being alone with my thoughts? I can't believe which way tis world is going. No wonder we have so many more cases of ADHD reported. We've lost our focus.

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Posted by Don Brown
a resident of Castro City
on Jan 2, 2008 at 11:08 am

amen to getting rid of the robot checkout hire more checkers and do away with the inane pricing of x.99, like $1.99 shoppers are not that stupid the advertisment industry are trying to hijack our intellect

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