A Western discount mart logo collage includes trademarks of two membership-based chains from the Golden State. Fedco started in Los Angeles and was in operation between 1948 and 1999. The chain operated ten discount cooperative stores in the Los Angeles Basin and San Diego. Gemco commenced operation, in Anaheim, California, in 1959 and concluded business in 1986. At its peak, the chain had eighty stores, all located in California.