Store #: 27
Opening date: May 21, 1957
There now: Closed Tractor Supply Co. location for lease
The store sign lit up after dark.
The History of Big Bear Stores
Former Big Bear Stores Co. president Stephen Breech and historian Doreen Uhas Sauer reminisce about the Columbus company, its growth to 65 grocery stores and numerous department stores across multiple states, the sale of the company and its eventual demise.