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Encyclopedia > Southern Family Markets
Southern Family Markets
Type Grocery Store
Founded 2005
Headquarters Birmingham, Alabama
Industry Retail
Products Dairy, deli, frozen foods, grocery, meat, produce, snacks
Website www.cswg.com

Southern Family Markets is a chain of American supermarkets operated by C&S Wholesale Grocers, a distributor based in Keene, New Hampshire. The chain is operated as an affiliate of C&S. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nickname: Location in Jefferson County in the state of Alabama Coordinates: Country United States State Alabama County Jefferson, Shelby Government  - Mayor Bernard Kincaid (D) Area  - City  151. ... A Web site (or colloquially, Website) 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 via HTTP... Chain stores are a range of retail outlets which share a brand and central management, usually with standardised business methods and practices. ... Exterior of a typical British supermarket (a Tesco Extra) Exterior of typical North American supermarket (a Safeway) This Flagship Randalls store in Houston, Texas is an example of an upscale supermarket. ... C&S Wholesale Grocers is a wholesale distributor of food and grocery items. ... Nickname: Elm City Location in Cheshire County, New Hampshire Coordinates: Country United States State New Hampshire County Cheshire Settled 1736 Incorporated 1753 (town) Incorporated 1874 (city) Government  - Mayor Michael E.J. Blastos  - City Council Charles H. Redfern Angelo D. DiBernardo, Jr. ...


The chain is comprised primarily of smaller stores, almost all acquired from other chains. In 2005, Southern Family Markets acquired 104 stores from BI-LO, which operates stores under the BI-LO, Bruno's Supermarkets, Food World, FoodMax and Food Fair brand names.[1] These stores were primarily smaller and older, and frequently found in declining neighborhoods. In addition, Southern Family acquired various stores from bankrupt Winn-Dixie, which had been undergoing a retrenchment out of upper regions of the Southeast, back toward its home base of Florida. BI-LO was established in the United States in 1966 and is headquartered in Mauldin, South Carolina. ... Brunos Supermarkets is an American chain of grocery stores, founded in Birmingham, Alabama. ... Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ...


Under increasing competition from other grocers, supercenters, warehouse stores and natural food stores, Southern Family Markets announced in August 2006 that they would either close or sell 30 stores in Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi along with their complete North Carolina market of 17 stores.[2] Soon after, on November 30, 2006, Southern Family Markets announced that they were closing all seven of their stores in Tennessee[3] then announced on January 5, 2007 that it would close all six stores in its hometown of Birmingham, Alabama.[4] For other uses, see August (disambiguation). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... Nickname: Location in Jefferson County in the state of Alabama Coordinates: Country United States State Alabama County Jefferson, Shelby Government  - Mayor Bernard Kincaid (D) Area  - City  151. ...


As of May 19, 2007, Southern Family Markets will operate 42 grocery stores and 11 liquor stores.[5] May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ...


References

  1. ^ C&S affiliate buys stores, press release dated May 3, 2005
  2. ^ Southern Family Markets to Exit North Carolina, The Food Partners Article dated August 10, 2006
  3. ^ Southern Family to Close Tennessee Stores, Supermarket News Article dated November 30, 2006
  4. ^ Southern Family Closing Birmingham Stores, Supermarket News Article dated January 5, 2007
  5. ^ Highway 45 supermarket to shut doors on May 19, cdispatch.com Article dated May 8, 2007

Most employees at SFM smoke pot constantly. May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (129th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ...


External links

  • Press release: C&S acquires 104 BI-LO/Bruno's stores
  • C&S Wholesale Grocers official web site

 
 

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