SOURCES:

http://pleasantfamilyshopping.blogspot.com / Dave
The New York Times
The Los Angeles Times
The Chicago Tribune
The Free-Lance Star
The Nevada Daily Mail
The Florence Times Daily
The Press Courier
The Pittsburgh Press
The New London Evening Day
The Youngstown Vindicator
The Schenectady Gazette
The Toledo Blade
The Meriden Morning Record
The Victoria Advocate
The Miami News
The Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Spokesman Review
http://www.groceteria.com / Post by "DirtyHarry667"
http://www.target.com
http://www.walmart.com
http://www.flickr.com / "JSF0864"
http://www.wane.com
http://www.fundinguniverse.com
http://www.murphys.com
http://skycity2.blogspot.com / "J.T."
Butler County, Ohio property tax assessor website
Malls of America Blogspot
http://www.amesfanclub.com
http://www.shops.com
http://www.mnhs.org
http://www.lanepl.org
Various articles on Wikipedia


FAIR USE OF DISCOUNT DEPARTMENT STORE IMAGES:

The graphics from The Schenectady News, Meriden Morning Record, Toledo Blade, Victoria Advocate, Spokane Spokesman Review, Oxnard Press Courier and WANE help illustrate a key moment in discount department store history that is described in the article. The images are of lower resolution than the originals (copies made would be of inferior quality). The images are not replaceable with free-use or public-domain images. The use of the images does not limit the copyright owners' rights to distribute the images in any way. The images are being used for non-profit, informational purposes only and their use is not believed to detract from the original images in any way.

FAIR USE OF DISCOUNT DEPARTMENT STORE LOGOS:

The trademarks of Kmart, WalMart, Target, Meijer and Fred Meyer help illustrate a key moment in discount department store history that is described in the article. The images are of lower resolution than the originals (copies made would be of inferior quality). The images are not replaceable with free-use or public-domain images. The use of the images does not limit the copyright owners' rights to distribute the images in any way. The images are being used for non-profit, informational purposes only and their use is not believed to detract from the original images in any way.