Fairway Markets

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Fairway Markets [1] is a regional grocery chain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

The nine store chain was founded by Don Yuen[2] in 1963 and employs over 700.[3] The chain is a low cost grocery store with a significant emphasis on ethnic foods.


Don Yuen was born in China, where his family had operated a grocer store for three generations and came to Canada in 1949 after the family lost their business.[4] Yuen worked at his uncle's store and at a sawmill before embarking on his own store in 1963. Yuen is now Fairway Markets' President.



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