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Encyclopedia > Cub Foods
Cub Foods, Inc.
Type Grocery
Founded Minneapolis/St. Paul
Headquarters Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Industry Retail
Products Bakery, dairy, deli, frozen foods, grocery, meat, pharmacy, produce, seafood, snacks, liquor
Parent Supervalu, Inc.
Website www.cub.com

Cub Foods is a grocery store chain with eighty-four stores in Minnesota, Iowa, Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Miami Valley in Ohio. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based Supervalu. The store was notoriously famous for being "no frills; sack your own groceries..." Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Supermarket produce section A supermarket is a store that sells a wide variety of goods including food and alcohol, medicine, clothes, and other household products that are consumed regularly. ... This article is about the Minneapolis-St. ... Location in Hennepin County Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Hennepin County founded 1858 incorporated 1960s Government  - Mayor Phil Young Area  - City  35. ... Drawing of a self-service store. ... A holding company is a company that owns part, all, or a majority of other companies outstanding stock. ... Supervalu Inc. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  Ranked 26th  - Total 56,272 sq mi (145,743 km²)  - Width 310 miles (500 km)  - Length 199 miles (320 km)  - % water 0. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42°30N to 47°3N  - Longitude 86°49W to 92°54W Population  Ranked... The Miami Valley, broadly, refers to the land area surrounding the Great Miami River in southwest Ohio, USA, and also includes the Little Miami, Mad, and Stillwater Rivers as well. ... Location in Hennepin County Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Hennepin County founded 1858 incorporated 1960s Government  - Mayor Phil Young Area  - City  35. ... Supervalu Inc. ...


History

Cub Foods was founded by Minnesota-based Hooleys Supermarkets. The name "CUB" originally stood for Consumers United for Buying, and Cub Foods was one of the first total discount food stores in the United States[1]. The chain was bought by Minnesota-based Supervalu in 1980 with five stores in the Twin Cities. After the purchase, the chain expanded to eighty-three stores, in three states. Up until 1999, WinCo Foods operated several Cub Foods stores. Cub Foods also operated 8 stores in Colorado up until 2003 when they sold most of their stores to Kroger. The chain also had locations in parts of the Southern United States, namely in the Atlanta and Nashville areas in the 1990s. Supervalu Inc. ... Minneapolis-Saint Paul is the most populous urban area in the state of Minnesota, United States, and is composed of 188 cities and townships. ... WinCo Foods is an employee-run supermarket business originally founded in Idaho by Ralph Ward and Bud Williams under the name Waremart. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ...


Cub Foods operated two stores in Columbus, Ohio until May 23, 1997 at which point both stores and its employees were acquired by Kroger. The only former Cub that remains as a Kroger is the store at Columbus Square. Kroger headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Kroger headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...


As part of Supervalu's acquisition of Albertsons, including its Chicago-based Jewel-Osco stores, Supervalu divested its Chicago-area Cub Foods locations to an investment group headed by Cerberus Capital Management, to avoid market concentration issues. Since Cerberus took control, four locations (Algonquin, Bedford Park, 87th Street in Chicago, and Naperville) closed, and Cerberus then announced that it was selling the remaining Illinois stores to other operators.[2] The last of the Chicagoland Cub Foods Stores closed on December 10, 2006. A majority of them were sold to Central Grocers Cooperative and are operated as Strack and Van Til and Ultra Foods by a wholly-owned unit of the cooperative, and as Garden Fresh Markets by one of its members;[3] others were sold to Grand Mart International Foods. A typical Albertsons store. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... For the defunct Australia supermarket chain see Jewel Food Stores (Australia) Jewel is an American supermarket chain that has 203 stores in the Chicago metropolitan area, northern and central Illinois. ... Cerberus Capital Management LP is one of the largest private equity investment firms in USA. The firm is based in New York, N.Y., and run by 47-year-old financier Steve Feinberg. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Central Grocers Cooperative is a retailers cooperative based in Franklin Park, Illinois near Chicago. ... Grand Mart International Food is a Korean supermarket chain primarily based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, with locations in North Carolina, Georgia, and Illinois. ...


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Cub Foods: SUPERVALU (379 words)
With the name CUB, "Consumers United for Buying," it was clear from the beginning that Cub Foods had a fresh outlook on grocery retailing.
Cub Foods joined SUPERVALU in 1980 with five stores in the Twin Cities area.
Community-oriented, Cub Foods actively supports the communities in which it is located.
Cub Foods Announces Twin Cities Expansion Plans (470 words)
The Shorewood Cub Foods store, located at the intersection of Highways 7 and 41, will open in late October 2003, and the Savage Cub Foods store, on the Northeast corner of County Road 42 and Highway 13, will open in November 2003.
Cub Foods also will co-anchor "Park Village," a Robert Muir Company retail development opening in early 2005, located at the junction of Highway 610 and Zane Ave.
Cub Foods Cub Foods, one of the first discount food stores in the country, established the original concept of "Consumers United for Buying" in 1968.
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