In April 1915, Marion Barton Skaggs purchased his father's 576-square-foot (53.5 m) grocery store in American Falls, Idaho, for $1,089.
On July 1, 1926, Safeway merged with the 673 stores from Skaggs United Stores of Idaho and Skaggs Cash Stores of California.
By 1926, he had opened 428 Skaggs stores in 10 states.
In 1926, Charles E. Merrill, the founder of the Merrill Lynch brokerage firm, saw an opportunity to consolidate the West Coast grocery industry.
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