Daniel Reeves Stores

Daniel Reeves Stores was a grocery store chain which numbered 297 units in the New York City area in 1922.[1] The business was founded by the father and uncle of Dan Reeves (NFL Owner). The founders worked their way up from fruit peddlers.


Daniel Reeves Stores merged with Safeway, Inc, in 1941.[2] The merger was announced by James Reeves, president of Daniel Reeves Stores, Inc., and included its eastern chain of 408 grocery stores.[3]


  1. Chain stores:their management and operation, Walter Sumner Hayward, Percival Albert Frederick White, John S. Fleek, Hugh McIntyre, McGraw-Hill, 1922, pg. 334.
  2. a href="http://sports.jrank.org/pages/3826/Reeves-Dan.html">Dan Reeves Biography - Brought First Major Team To West Coast, Hired Coach George Allen, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments.
  3. The Tea and Coffee Trade Journal, Volume 81and 82, F.H. Hobbs & Company, 1941, pg. 43.
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