Maxam was a national discount retail chain from Roslindale, Massachusetts which opened locations at the Skyland Shopping Center in Tuscaloosa on November 7, 1962 and at 800 Green Springs Highway in Homewood on April 18, 1963. The store went out of business in February 1964. Within a few years the Homewood store became a K-Mart.
- "Maxam discount store opens its doors to public Thursday" (April 17, 1963) The Birmingham News via Birmingham Rewound
- "Grand opening set by department store." (November 6, 1962) p.26 The Tuscaloosa News