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More than meat and produce
So don't forget the groceries!
Stupid song. Better than the old Shopper's Food Warehouse tune, though.
Edit: goddamned thing. Go to 0m:29s in the attached video for the Shopper's tune. Apparently linking to a Youtube video with the time tag in the URL doesn't work...?
A few commercials from Washington DC, WDCA20 Labor Day weekend 1991. Sorry about the quality! They are: Gerber's, Shoppers Food Warehouse, Crest, LA Gear and The Rowe Show Place.
This post has been edited 3 times, most recently by mrjah 15 months ago
Didn't Erols offer dial up email/internet even before AOL came along?
Inside the Shell
how does Belmont TV survive?
Purple Pizza Shop
Trolly Car Pizza
Cable tv Montgomery
Yep. The video rental business was sold to Blockbuster sometime in the 80s. Then the Erol's guy sold the dial-up service to RCN sometime in the 90s. No idea how much he made in total but I bet the rental business was worth something north of $25M.
Edit: Erol's was a contemporary to AOL, but I don't think it preceded it.
This post was edited by mrjah 15 months ago
Erols was just dial up, no content added like AOL. Erols was one of a few midsized rental businesses in the DC subs. AOL is a funny story. Steve Case, it's founder, ran something called QLink in the 80s for those with Commodore 64s or Atari STs. He use to come around to our user groups and ask for investors on an idea he was working on. I still kick myself in the arse today about it.
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