All these well known supermarket chains had branches in Sunderland and we have got the photos to prove it.
Did you love to shop in Fine Fare? We have that as well in a series of 9 photos to take you back shopping in years gone by.
Take a look and see if our collection brings back memories.
1. A new addition in Fulwell in 1978
Staff at the new Hintons in Fulwell were ready to greet customers in 1978. Were you pictured?
Photo: Sunderland Echo
2. Pictured in Presto
Checking out Presto on its opening day in 1976. Remember it?
3. A sad day for Somerfield
The Somerfield supermarket in Houghton-le-Spring was due to close in 2006. Does this bring back memories?
4. Serving up a treat at Fine Fare
Shark steaks were on sale at Fine Fare in this 1982 scene at the Southwick branch. In the picture are Susan Hossack and Betty Crompton.