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Welcome Mart was an Australian supermarket chain that was founded by David and Holdings in Canberra and New South Wales in 1992, the same time they rebranded some of Canberra's supermarkets as Festival. They rebranded all the Foodmaster Supermarkets. The first stores opened in Downer, Fraser, Dickson, McKellar, Melba, Kingston, Kambah, Macquarie, Queanbeyan, Latham, Holder and Isaacs.
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Festival IGA Supermarkets was a branding name for IGA. The name was launched in June 1992 by Davids Holdings [(now known as in Victoria. The first Festival IGA supermarkets were launched in Canberra on 26 October 1992 in Hackett, Lyneham, Florey, Charnwood, Kingston and Hawker.
In 1994, one supermarket opened in Theodore.
Eventually, by 2014, almost all Welcome Mart Supermarkets were bought out. The Isaacs Welcome Mart was rebranded as a general supermarket in 2000, and in 2014, it rebranded and now operates as Shoplands.
"The Friendliest Supermarket in Town"
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