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Food City is a U.S. supermarket chain with stores located in Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. It offers the house labels "Food Club," "Top Crest" and "Valu Time," and the "ValuCard" loyalty card. Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to present) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York, New York Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President  â€¢ Vice President Federal republic... Exterior appearance of typical American supermarket (a Safeway) A supermarket or grocery store is a store that sells a wide variety of food. ... Official language(s) English Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 37th 104,749 km² 225 km 610 km 1. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 35th 110,862 km² 320 km 690 km 7. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ... In the United Kingdom the term Own Brand is commonly used in reference to a generic brand. ... In marketing generally and in retailing more specifically, a loyalty card, rewards card, points card, or club card is a plastic card, visually similar to a credit card or debit card, that identifies the card holder as a member in a commercial incentives programme. ...

It is owned by K-VA-T Food Stores, a privately held family corporation headquartered in Abingdon, Virginia. K-VA-T Food Stores also owns Mid-Mountain Foods, a distribution center it acquired in 1998, as well as Misty Mountain Spring Water, LLC, a producer of bottled water. Motto: Nickname: Founded Incorporated 1776   County Washington County Borough Parrish Mayor Lois Humphreys Area  - Total  - Water 21. ... A 1. ...

Although the nameplate dates back to 1918, the company traces its history to 1955, when the first store opened in Grundy, Virginia, opened by founder Jack Smith. It has expanded steadily, acquiring many locations from competitors such as Piggly Wiggly and Winn Dixie as well as constructing new stores. K-VA-T recently celebrated its 50th aniversary. 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Grundy is a town located in Buchanan County, Virginia. ... Piggly Wiggly is a supermarket chain in the Southeastern and Midwestern states of the United States. ... Winn-Dixie logo. ...

Food City sponsors the Spring NASCAR and Fall Busch Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... NASCAR Busch Series logo The Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs second division (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations top level, the Nextel... Bristol Motor Speedway is a NASCAR short track located in Bluff City, Tennessee, near Bristol. ...

On Friday, Feburary 17, 2006, Food City announced the purchase of eight Bi-Lo locations in Knoxville, TN, Maryville, TN, and Oak Ridge, TN bringing Food City's market share to approximately 30% in the Knoxville area market.

Food City in Arizona is not owned by K-VA-T Food Stores; it is owned by Bashas'. Bashas' operates under the following banners: Bashas', Bashas' Farmers Market, Bashas' Dine Markets, Food City, Bashas' Mercado, and AJ'S Fine Foods.

External links

  • Food City's official website



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