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Encyclopedia > Supermarkets in the United States

This is a list of supermarket companies in the United States of America and the names of supermarkets which are owned or franchised by these companies. For supermarkets worldwide see List of supermarkets. 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. ... Supermarkets, past and present, include: // Originating (HQ) country first. ...

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National chains

  • Henhouse

For the short story by John Updike, see A&P (story). ... Farmer Jack store in a Detroit Suburb. ... Sav-A-Center is an A&P-owned chain of 22 supermarkets in the greater New Orleans, Louisiana metropolitan-area. ... Super Fresh is a chain of supermarkets operated by A&P. They are mostly located in the Baltimore, Maryland, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, areas (including parts of Delaware and New Jersey) and in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. Several Super Fresh-branded A&P stores operated in the Baton... Chain of upscale grocery stores originally part of Shopwell Inc. ... ALDI is a discount supermarket chain based in Germany and one of the largest retail chains in its home market. ... Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) is the largest membership warehouse club chain in the world based on sales volume, headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, United States,[1] with its flagship warehouse in nearby Seattle. ... Delhaize Group (Euronext: DELB, NYSE: DEG) is a food retailer headquartered in Belgium which operates in 10 countries and on three continents. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Food Lion LLC is an American grocery store company headquartered in Salisbury, North Carolina that operates over 1,200 stores in 11 Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states under the Food Lion, Bloom, Bottom Dollar, and Reids nameplates. ... Hannaford is an American supermarket chain. ... Harveys is a supermarket chain located in the Southeast United States with 68 stores in Georgia, North Florida, and South Carolina . ... Kash NKarry is a grocery store that was founded in Florida. ... Kash n Karry/Sweetbay Supermarket is a chain of American supermarkets located entirely in Florida. ... Harris Teeter is a chain of upscale supermarkets based in Matthews, North Carolina, just outside Charlotte. ... Kroger headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Dillons is a grocery supermarket chain based in Hutchinson, Kansas, and the flagship banner of Dillon Stores Divison, one of the regional segments of The Kroger Company. ... Food-4-Less is a California supermarket chain. ... The Food 4 Less and Foods Co. ... An unrelated hypermarket chain is Meijer. ... Frys Supermarkets is a chain of supermarkets that has a large presence in the American western region. ... JayC is a supermarket chain located in Southern Indiana. ... King Soopers is a chain of stores owned by the Kroger Food Company. ... Categories: Stub | Retail companies of the United States | Supermarkets in the United States ... A Ralphs Marketplace in Porter Ranch, Los Angeles, California Ralphs Grocery Company is a major supermarket chain in the Southern California area. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Piggly Wiggly is a supermarket chain in the Southeastern and Midwestern states of the United States. ... Royal Ahold of the Netherlands is one of the worlds largest supermarket operators and one of the worlds largest foodservice and retail companies. ... Albertsons LLC is a chain of grocery stores owned and operated by Cerberus Capital Management after the acquisition of Albertsons, Inc. ... Giant of Landover, Maryland store at 8th and O Streets NW in Washington, D.C. Giant Food Inc. ... Giant-Stop & Shop is a company owned by Ahold USA, a subsidiary of Royal Ahold. ... Peapod is an online grocery delivery service owned by Royal Ahold and operating only in a select number of US cities. ... The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company is a chain of supermarkets located mostly in New England. ... Tops Friendly Markets, usually referred to as just Tops, is an American supermarket chain based in Williamsville, New York, with stores in the western and central regions of that state, northwestern Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio (the latter having once been Finast). ... Safeway Inc. ... Carrs is a supermarket that is based in Alaska. ... Dominicks is a grocery store chain based mainly in the Chicago area. ... I am an upscale chain of food stores located in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware in the United States. ... Pavilions is an upscale supermarket division of Safeway. ... Randalls Food Markets is a chain of supermarkets in the Houston and Austin areas. ... Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy is a chain of supermarkets in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. ... Vons is a Southern California supermarket chain, and is a division of Safeway Inc. ... Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is the fourth largest retailer in the United States, behind Wal-Mart, The Home Depot, and Kroger. ... Kmart is a chain of department stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam. ... Supervalu Inc. ... This article is about Acme Markets, the Philadelphia-area division of Supervalu. ... A typical Albertsons store. ... Supervalu Inc. ... A typical Albertsons store. ... Supervalu Inc. ... Farm Fresh is a grocery store chain with forty stores in the eastern United States. ... Supervalu Inc. ... 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. ... A typical Albertsons store. ... Lucky Stores first began in San Mateo County, California when Charles Crouch expanded his lucky stores to the East Bay in 1935. ... Save-A-Lot is a grocery store chain that is the thirteenth-largest retail chain and sixth-largest chain under a single banner with more than one thousand stores in the United States and $4 billion in sales. ... Supervalu Inc. ... Shaws Supermarkets, along with sister store Star Markets, is presently the second largest grocery group in the northeast United States. ... Supervalu Inc. ... Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, sometimes known as Shoppers Food Warehouse, is a grocery store chain with sixty three stores in the Baltimore, Maryland; Northern Virginia; and Washington, D.C., market. ... Shaws, along with sister store, Star Market, is presently the second largest grocery group in the northeast United States. ... Supervalu Inc. ... Target Stores is a division of Target Corporation. ... Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ... Whole Foods Market NASDAQ: WFMI is an Austin, Texas-based natural foods grocer, which, as of November 2006, consisted of 188[3] locations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. ...

Regional and local chains

  • Acme Fresh Market operating in the Akron, Ohio area
  • Andronico's (California)
  • Associated Supermarkets (New York City area)
  • Balducci's (New York City, Washington, D.C., and their suburbs)
  • Bashas' (Arizona)
  • Big Y Foods (New England)
  • BI-LO (southeastern United States)
  • Buehler's Buy-Low (Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky)
  • Brookshire's (Texas & Louisiana) Also runs Super1 Foods in East Texas and Shreveport, LA.
  • Brookshire Brothers (Texas) A brother of the Brookshires mentioned above.
  • Brown & Cole (Washington)
    • Cost Cutter
    • Food Depot
    • Food Pavilion
    • Red Apple
    • Save-On-Foods
  • Bruno's Supermarkets (Southeast)
  • Busch's (Southeast and Central Michigan)
  • C-Town (northeastern United States)
  • Cannata's Family Market (southern Louisiana)
  • Coborn's (Minnesota)
  • Copps Food Center
  • County Market
  • Crest Foods (Oklahoma City area)
  • D'Agostino's (New York)
  • D&W Food Centers (Michigan)
  • David's (rural north Texas)
  • DeMoulas' Market Basket (New England: Massachusetts/New Hampshire)
  • Dierbergs (Greater St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Econofoods (Twin Cities, Western Wisconsin)
  • Fareway (Iowa)
  • FasChec (Charleston, West Virginia area)
  • Felpausch (Michigan)
  • Fiesta Mart (Houston, Dallas, Austin & Waco, Texas) Hispanic and International foods.
  • Food Basket
  • Food City (Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee)
  • FoodFair (southeastern Ohio, Eastern Kentucky, and western West Virginia)
  • Food Giant
  • FoodLand (Hawaii)
  • FoodLand Supermarkets(western Pennsylvania)
  • Foodtown (Northeast, mainly New Jersey) (a similarly named store, "Food Town", operates in the Houston, Texas area)
  • Gerland's Food Fair (Houston)
  • Giant Eagle (eastern United States)
  • Glen's (northern Michigan)
  • Grand Union (AKA GU Family Markets)
  • Gristedes (dozens of stores, all within the borough of Manhattan, New York City)
  • Grocer's Pride (Houston, Mississippi)
  • Haggen Food & Pharmacy (Washington, Oregon)
    • Top Food & Drug
  • Handy Andy (San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Schertz)
  • H-E-B (Texas, Mexico) Also operates H-E-B Plus and Central Market.
  • Harding's Friendly Markets (southwestern Michigan)
  • Harp's Market (Arkansas, Kansas, regional Southern states) competes against Wal-mart in small towns, larger stores include sporting goods.
  • Heinen's Fine Foods (Greater Cleveland)
  • Homeland (Kansas, Oklahoma, and formerly Texas)
  • Hugo's (North Dakota, Minnesota)
  • Hy-Vee Food Stores (Hundreds of stores in 7 states)
  • Ingles (South)
  • Jimbo's... Naturally! (San Diego County, CA)
  • Jons (Los Angeles inner-city)
  • Karns Quality Foods (metropolitan Harrisburg area, Pennsylvania)
  • Key Food (New York City area)
  • King Kullen (Long Island, and Staten Island, New York)
  • Kowalski's (Minnesota)
  • La Fiesta (San Antonio)
  • Lowes Foods (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)
  • Lund's (Minnesota)
  • Magruder's (Washington, DC region)
  • Market Basket (SE Texas and SW Louisiana)
  • Mars (Greater Baltimore area)
  • Marsh (Indiana and Ohio, includes O'Malia's and Lo-Bill chains)
  • Martin's Super Markets (Indiana)
  • Martin's Super Food Stores (New York)
  • Mayfair
  • Meijer (Midwest)
  • Minyard's (Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, operates also under the names "Carnival", an ethnic-oriented line, and "Sack and Save", a discount line)
  • Nash Finch Company (Upper Midwest)
  • Nugget Markets (northern California)
  • Omni Foods (Massachusetts and New Hampshire)
  • Pathmark (northeastern United States)
  • Penn Traffic (Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire)
  • Petosa's Family Grocery (Edmonds, WA)
    • P&C Foods
    • Bi-Lo Foods
    • Riverside Markets
    • Quality Markets
  • Publix (southeastern United States)
  • Quality Markets (New York and Pennsylvania)
  • Raley's (western U.S., own Nob Hill and Bel Air)
  • Red Apple (Oregon and Washington)
  • Red Food (southeastern United States; now merged into BI-LO)
  • Remke Markets (Cincinnati, Ohio metro area)
  • Rob√®rt's Fresh Market (New Orleans, Louisiana metro area)
  • Roth's (Northern Oregon)
  • Roundy's
  • Rosauers Supermarkets (Eastern WA, Northern OR, & Western ID)
    • Huckleberry's Natural Market (Spokane, WA)
    • Super 1 Foods
  • Rouse's Supermarket (Louisiana)
  • Rice Supermarkets Also Rice Epicurean Markets (Houston)
  • Preston-Safeway|Safeway (aka Preston-Safeway, unrelated to Safeway Inc.; Central Indiana)
  • Save Mart Supermarkets (California's Central Valley and Bay Area)
    • FoodMaxx
    • S-Mart Foods
  • Schnucks (Missouri, Illinois, Indiana)
  • Logli (Rockford, Illinois)
  • Ultra Foods - discount division (Indiana and Chicago suburbs)

Acme Fresh Market is a grocery store chain with 16 locations in Northeast Ohio serving Portage, Stark, & Summit Counties. ... Nickname: The Rubber Capital of the World Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Summit Founded 1825 Incorporated 1835 (village) - 1865 (city) Government  - Mayor Don Plusquellic (D) Area  - City  62. ... Andronicos is a supermarket chain based primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Balduccis is a specialty food company that operates grocery stores and restaurants in the Eastern United States. ... Bashas Supermarket in Bagdad, Arizona. ... The Big Y logo. ... BI-LO was established in the United States in 1966 and is headquartered in Mauldin, South Carolina. ... Brookshire Grocery Company Brookshire Grocery Co. ... Brookshire Brothers Grocery is a supermarket retailer founded in 1921 (and still headquartered) in Lufkin, Texas. ... Brunos Supermarkets is an American chain of grocery stores, founded in Birmingham, Alabama. ... C-Town Supermarkets is a chain of independently owned and operated supermarkets in the Northeast United States. ... Roundys is a supermarket chain with about 142 stores in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. ... D&W Food Centers is a corporation that operates a grocery chain in Michigan. ... DeMoulas Market Basket, more commonly known as Market Basket, is a chain of 59 supermarkets in eastern New England. ... Dierbergs is a small supermarket chain based in St. ... The Dubuque, Iowa Econofoods. ... Fareway is an American retail grocery store chain based in Boone, Iowa. ... Felpausch is a grocery store chain in Southwest Michigan. ... Fiesta Mart is a Texas supermarket chain. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Food City is a U.S. supermarket chain with stores located in Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. ... There is a Food Giant Supermarkets chain owned by Houchens Industries in 8 southern and midwestern states that operates both Food Giants and Piggly-Wiggly. ... FoodLand is the name of at least two American supermarket [[chain]s. ... Current logo of Foodtown Foodtown is a northeastern United States supermarket cooperative. ... A Food Town location Food Town is a chain of grocery stores only located in Houston, TX and its surrounding areas, such as Baytown and Highlands, TX. Categories: | ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... Gerlands Food Fair is a privately held chain of grocery stores in the Houston area. ... Giant Eagle, Inc. ... Grand Union was once a large supermarket chain based in Elmwood Park, New Jersey (later moving to Wayne, New Jersey) operating in the northeastern United States. ... Haggen Food & Pharmacy is the largest independent grocery retailer in the Pacific Northwest. ... Handy Andy found fame on BBC1s DIY programme Changing Rooms, hosted by Carol Smillie. ... H.E. Butt Grocery Company (abbreviated H-E-B) is a privately held San Antonio, Texas-based supermarket chain with over 300 stores throughout Texas and northern Mexico. ... Entrance of the original store in Austin, Texas. ... Heinens two brothers brand Heinens, Inc. ... Hugos or Hugos Family Marketplace is the name of a chain of grocery stores located in the U.S. states of North Dakota and Minnesota. ... Hy-Vee Food Stores is an employee-owned chain of supermarkets located in the Midwestern United States. ... Ingles is a regional supermarket chain in eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina, with some stores in north Georgia. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Karns Quality Foods is a privately owned supermarket chain in the Harrisburg metropolitan area of Pennsylvania. ... Key Food Stores Co-Op Inc. ... King Kullen is a supermarket chain with 45 locations on Long Island and the New York City borough of Staten Island. ... Map showing Long Island; to the north is Connecticut and to the west are New York City and New Jersey. ... Lowes Foods (not to be confused with Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse) is a grocery store chain based in Winston-Salem, NC. The company has stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. ... Lunds and Byerlys are supermarkets under common ownership in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul region of Minnesota. ... Byerlys is an up-scale supermarket located in and around the Twin Cites area. ... Magruders is a grocery store chain located only in and around the Washington, D.C. area. ... Market Basket is a grocery chain that serves southeast Texas and Louisiana. ... The official logo of Mars Supermarkets. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more Motto: Get In On It (formerly The City That Reads and The Greatest City in America; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Location Location of Baltimore in Maryland Coordinates , Government Country State County United... Marsh Supermarkets NASDAQ: MARSA NASDAQ: MARSB is a retail food chain headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with stores throughout Indiana and parts of Ohio. ... ... For the unrelated chain of hypermarkets that is owned by Kroger, see Fred Meyer. ... The Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, a title designated by the U.S. Census as of 2003, encompasses 12 counties within the U.S. state of Texas. ... The Nash Finch Company is a Minnesota based Fortune 500 company. ... The popular Nugget Market on East Covell Blvd. ... Pathmark (NASDAQ: PTMK), located in Carteret, New Jersey, is a supermarket chain founded in 1968 when its parent, Supermarkets General (now known by the store name), pulled out of the ShopRite retailers cooperative. ... The Penn Traffic Company operates 109 supermarkets in Pennsylvania, upstate New York, Vermont and New Hampshire. ... Publix Super Markets, Inc. ... The Raleys Family of Fine Stores is a privately owned supermarket chain that operates stores under the Raleys, Bel Air, Nob Hill, and Food Source banners in California, Nevada, and New Mexico. ... Red Food Stores, Inc. ... BI-LO was established in the United States in 1966 and is headquartered in Mauldin, South Carolina. ... Roundys is a supermarket chain with about 142 stores in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. ... Roundys is a supermarket chain with about 142 stores in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. ... Roundys is a supermarket chain with about 142 stores in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. ... Roundys is a supermarket chain with about 142 stores in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. ... Safeway Inc. ... Save Mart Supermarkets is a regional chain of supermarkets operating under the names of Save Mart, FoodMaxx, and S-Mart Foods. ... Schnucks (originally Schnucks) is the 10th-largest privately held grocery store chain in the United States. ... Scolaris is an independently owned supermarket chain founded in the Central Coast region of California in 1947 by Joey and Jerry Scolari. ... Sedanos Supermarket is a chain of supermarket stores, in business since 1962, across South Florida. ...   Sentry Foods is an upscale grocery store chain operating in Wisconsin. ... ShopRite (or its full name ShopRite Supermarkets) is a retailers cooperative (co-op) chain of supermarkets in the Northeastern United States, in the states of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. ... SimonDelivers, Inc. ... Southern Family Markets is a chain of American supermarkets operated by C&S Wholesale Grocers, a distributor based in Keene, New Hampshire. ... Stater Brothers Markets is a privately held supermarket chain consisting of over 160 stores located throughout southern California. ... Stewarts Shops is a U.S. chain of convenience stores located primarily in eastern Upstate New York and Vermont. ... Stew Leonards (Stews as it is known locally) is a chain of supermarkets in Connecticut and New York that Ripleys Believe It or Not! has deemed The Worlds Largest Dairy Store. ... Sullivans Foods is a privately held grocery store chain in the United States. ... Ukrops is a family-owned and operated grocery store chain located in central Virginia. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... United Supermarkets is a Lubbock, Texas based supermarket chain founded in Oklahoma in 1916. ... Waldbaums logo Waldbaums is a supermarket chain in New York, especially dominant on Long Island. ... Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. ... Weis Markets, Inc. ... Westborn Market is a small chain of produce-specializing supermarkets located in the Metropolitan Detroit area of southeast Michigan. ... The areas highlighted in YELLOW and GREEN are those which are considered to be a bona fide part of Upstate New York from the perspective of New York City. ... WinCo Foods is an employee-run supermarket business originally founded in Idaho by Ralph Ward and Bud Williams under the name Waremart. ... Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. ... Woodmans Food Market is an employee-owned supermarket chain in Wisconsin and northern Illinois, operating ten warehouse stores noted for their wide selection, low prices and no-frills service. ... Yokes Fresh Market is an employee-owned Spokane, Washington-based chain of grocery stores founded in 1946 by Marshall and Harriet Yoke. ...

Retailers' cooperatives

A retailers cooperative or consumer cooperative is a business entity which employs economies of scale on behalf of its members to get discounts from manufacturers and to pool marketing. ... Affiliated Food Stores was founded by the 1968 merger of South Plains Associated Grocers of Lubbock, Texas and the Panhandle Associated Grocers of Amarillo, Texas, and is a retailers cooperative serving Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and Wyoming. ... Affiliated Foods Midwest is a retailers cooperative based in Norfolk, Nebraska and Elwood, Kansas and serving the states of Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota. ... [[Image:|right]] Associated Retail Stores, based in Salt Lake City, Utah is a retailers cooperative that supplies about 600 independently-owned supermarkets in an 8-state region. ... Ridleys Family Markets is a chain of grocery stores founded in 1984 in Payson, Utah. ... Associated Grocers is a retailers cooperative that distributes food and general merchandise and provides retail services to independent groceries in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. ... Associated Grocers of Florida is a retailers cooperative that distributes food and general merchandise and provides retail services to independent groceries. ... Associated Grocers of the South was founded in 1927 by 13 local grocery store owners Birmingham, Alabama, led by Larry Grimes, who choose to establish a retailers cooperative to compete against the emerging chain stores. ... Associated Wholesale Grocers is the second-largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the United States. ... Associated Wholesale Grocers is the second-largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the United States. ... Associated Wholesale Grocers is the second-largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the United States. ... Associated Wholesale Grocers is the second-largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the United States. ... Associated Wholesale Grocers is the second-largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the United States. ... Associated Wholesale Grocers is the second-largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the United States. ... Associated Wholesalers, Inc. ... Central Grocers Cooperative is a retailers cooperative based in Franklin Park, Illinois near Chicago. ... IGA is a name used by many independent grocery stores throughout the world. ... ShopRite (or its full name ShopRite Supermarkets) is a retailers cooperative (co-op) chain of supermarkets in the Northeastern United States, in the states of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. ... Old Wakefern logo The Wakefern Food Corporation, founded in 1946 and based in Elizabeth, New Jersey (United States), is the largest cooperative group of supermarkets in the United States. ... Shurfine International is a distributor of private label and store brands for independent supermarkets throughout the United States. ... Unified Western Grocers is a retailer-owned wholesale grocery cooperative that supplies independent supermarkets in the Western United States. ... Western Family Foods was founded as the Pacific Mercantile Cooperative on March 3, 1934 by a group of retailer-owned grocery wholesalers. ... Spartan Stores Inc. ...

Deep Discount and Limited Assortment chains

ALDI is a discount supermarket chain based in Germany and one of the largest retail chains in its home market. ... Wakefern (ShopRites corporate arm) owns and operates the PriceRite Limited-assortment chain of stores ([1]) throughout Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. ... Old Wakefern logo The Wakefern Food Corporation, founded in 1946 and based in Elizabeth, New Jersey (United States), is the largest cooperative group of supermarkets in the United States. ... Food-4-Less is a California supermarket chain. ... Grocery Outlet, first known as Canned Food Grocery Outlet until 1992, is a privately owned supermarket chain. ... Marcs is a discount grocery store chain located in the northern and central Ohio areas. ... WinCo Foods is an employee-run supermarket business originally founded in Idaho by Ralph Ward and Bud Williams under the name Waremart. ... Price Chopper is a chain of supermarkets, headquartered in Rotterdam, New York. ... ShopRite (or its full name ShopRite Supermarkets) is a retailers cooperative (co-op) chain of supermarkets in the Northeastern United States, in the states of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. ... Old Wakefern logo The Wakefern Food Corporation, founded in 1946 and based in Elizabeth, New Jersey (United States), is the largest cooperative group of supermarkets in the United States. ... Supervalu Inc. ... Supervalu Inc. ... Save-A-Lot is a grocery store chain that is the thirteenth-largest retail chain and sixth-largest chain under a single banner with more than one thousand stores in the United States and $4 billion in sales. ...

Defunct chains

  • ABCO (Arizona) Also known as Alpha Beta
  • Almacs (Rhode Island)
  • AppleTree Markets (Houston, Dallas & Austin, Texas) The former Safeway, Inc. stores in Texas. The former Safeway employees bought out the assets of Safeway and formed AppleTree. There are two AppleTree store still left in Bryan, Tex., as of January 21, 2007.
  • Bells (western New York; once Loblaw's. Some former stores are now Quality Markets)
  • Big Bear (California, Ohio, New York, and West Virginia)
  • Bohack (New York City)
  • Carter's Foods (Michigan) Employee-owned chain. Declared bankruptcy in 2006; some stores sold to IGA.
  • Clemens Family Markets (Pennsylvania) Sold stores in 2006 to Ahold which were folded into the Giant-Carlisle chain. Other stores were sold to Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company to be operated as Super Fresh.
  • Eagle Food Centers (headquartered in Milan, Illinois. Two Eagle Country Market stores were purchased by Downtown Eagle Corporation, which continue to run the stores.)
  • Farm Fresh Supermarket Chain of 18 supermarkets expanding the state of Maryland. Sold in 1995 by Jack Millman of Pikesville, MD.
  • Food Fair Closed in the 90's. Pantry Pride was part of Food Fair.
  • Giantway (Michigan) closed 1992
  • Great Scott's (Michigan)
  • Henke - Pillot Foods (Houston, Texas) Became Kroger in 1960's.
  • Hills Supermarkets (Headquarters was in Brentwood, NY) Closed in late 1970's - Early 1980's
  • Jitney-Jungle Declared bankruptcy after acquiring the Delchamps chain--many locations were sold to Winn-Dixie
  • Kessel Food Market (Michigan) Acquired by Kroger.
  • Kmart Foods (national)
  • Kohl's Supermarket (Wisconsin)
  • Larry's Markets (Settle, WA region) bankrupted in 2006, one location kept by Associated Grocers.
  • Lucky Stores (California) bought by Albertsons and Lucky name disappeared in 1999
  • MacMarr Stores (National)
  • Mini Max (Houston & Austin, Texas)
  • National Supermarkets (St. Louis, Missouri & New Orleans, Louisiana) Sold out to Schnucks Markets by Loblaws of Canada in June 1995. Then Schnucks turned around and sold the New Orleans division to Schwegmann Giant Super Markets. [2]
  • Olsen's Market (Lynnwood, Washington) chain bought out by Quality Food Centers (QFC).
  • Omni Superstore - (Chicago, Illinois - former discount division of Dominick's, sold to Safeway and store converted to Dominick's or closed)
  • Pantry Pride last store was built in 1991 before the chain closed.
  • Penn-Fruit (Philadelphia metro-area)
  • Schwegmanns Bros Super Food Stores (New Orleans metro-area) later became Schwegmann Giant Super Markets.
  • Star Market (New England)
  • The Stock Market (King County, Wa) stores bought by Quality Food Centers (QFC).
  • 'Super Duper' (western New York, Ohio, nearly defunct; many former stores are now Jubilee)
  • Weingarten's (Houston, Texas)
  • Whitefront (California)

The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) is a commercial, for-profit, public company that provides general best practices research, executive education, productized consulting, and business intelligence solutions to healthcare organizations. ... Alpha Beta was a chain of Southern California supermarkets started by Albert and Hugh Gerrard. ... AppleTree Markets was a Houston and Austin grocery chain that was formed in 1988 with former Safeway stores. ... Big Bear was a regional supermarket chain in the midwestern United States, headquartered for many years in Columbus, Ohio. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... IGA is a name used by many independent grocery stores throughout the world. ... 24. ... Super Fresh is a chain of supermarkets operated by A&P. They are mostly located in the Baltimore, Maryland, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, areas (including parts of Delaware and New Jersey) and in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C. Several Super Fresh-branded A&P stores operated in the Baton... The Eagle Food Store in Dubuque during the 1965 Floods Eagle Food Centers was a chain of supermarkets that operated in Iowa and Illinois for a number of years. ... Milan is a village located in Rock Island County, Illinois. ... Downtown Eagle Corporation is a Nebraska based corporation that operates two Eagle Country Market supermarkets in Iowa. ... Pantry Pride was a supermarket chain in the United States, its predecessor name was Food Fair. ... Kroger headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Jitney Jungle was a chain of supermarkets that got its start in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1919. ... Delchamps was a chain of American grocery stores, based in Mobile, Alabama. ... Kessel Food Market is a Michigan retail grocery store chain founded by Al Kessel in 1981. ... Kroger headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Kmart Foods was a grocery store owned by S.S. Kresge Corporation that was found in 1962. ... Associated Grocers is a retailers cooperative that distributes food and general merchandise and provides retail services to independent groceries in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. ... Lucky Stores first began in San Mateo County, California when Charles Crouch expanded his lucky stores to the East Bay in 1935. ... National Supermarkets was the second largest grocery chain in the St. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Nickname: Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Government  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area  - City  350. ... Schnucks (originally Schnucks) is the 10th-largest privately held grocery store chain in the United States. ... Loblaws, Toronto, 2007 Loblaws is a supermarket chain of 68 stores, headquartered in Brampton, with stores across Ontario and Quebec. ... Schnucks (originally Schnucks) is the 10th-largest privately held grocery store chain in the United States. ... John Gerald Schwegmann, Jr. ... Categories: Stub | Retail companies of the United States | Supermarkets in the United States ... Omni Superstore was a chain of supermarkets in the Chicago area and was owned by Dominicks. ... Dominicks is a grocery store chain based mainly in the Chicago area. ... Safeway is a brand name used by several fraudulent supermarket chains around the world: Safeway Inc. ... Pantry Pride was a supermarket chain in the United States, its predecessor name was Food Fair. ... Shaws, along with sister store, Star Market, is presently the second largest grocery group in the northeast United States. ... Categories: Stub | Retail companies of the United States | Supermarkets in the United States ... Weingartens was a grocery chain that served Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana until it went out of business in 1984. ...

Ethnic chains

Asian

See also: Asian supermarket Exterior of Hong Kong Supermarket in Monterey Park, California, USA Asian market in Buenos Aires, Argentina An Asian supermarket, sometimes called an Oriental supermarket, is a grocery store in non-Asian countries that stocks items imported from the many countries of Asia. ...

99 Ranch Market (also called Tawa Supermarket in its Chinese name, sometimes called Ranch 99 due to confusion based on its logo) is one of the largest Asian American supermarket chains in the United States. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ... A Vietnamese American is a resident of the United States who is of ethnic Vietnamese descent. ... New Chinatown, Los Angeles postcard, late 1940s Chinatown in Downtown Los Angeles, California, (Chinese: 洛杉磯唐人街/luò shān jÄ« táng rén jiÄ“, Vietnamese: khu Hoa kieu, thanh pho Los Angeles) was originally located less than a mile from its current location. ... A Chinese American is an American who is of ethnic Chinese descent. ... A Hong Kong Supermarket store in suburban Monterey Park, California Hong Kong Supermarket (Traditional: 香港超級市場; Simplified: 香港超级市场; Pinyin: XÄ«anggÇŽng Chāojíshìcháng) is a growing Chinese American supermarket chain in the Los Angeles region of Southern California. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ... Serving from 1999 to 2003, Army General Eric Shinseki of Hawaii became the first Asian American military chief of staff. ... Mitsuwa Marketplace is a growing Japanese-American supermarket chain, with locations in Torrance, California, Little Tokyo, San Diego, Costa Mesa, Gardena, New Jersey, and Chicago. ... Serving from 1999 to 2003, Army General Eric Shinseki of Hawaii became the first Asian American military chief of staff. ... Uwajimaya is a supermarket chain based in Seattle, Washington, with three stores: in Beaverton, Oregon; Bellevue, Washington; and its flagship store in Seattles International District. ... Nickname: Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King County Incorporated December 2 1869 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Greg Nickels (NP) Area  - City  142. ...

Hispanic/Latino

  • Avanza - Hispanic supermarket chain in Denver, owned by Nash Finch
  • Fiesta Supermarket - Mexican-American, primarily in Texas
  • Publix Sabor - Hispanic, operated by Publix.
  • Sedano's - Hispanic chain in South Florida.
  • Superior Super Warehouse - Hispanic Warehouse supermarket 28 stores in Southern California
  • Supermercados Gigante - Mexico-based supermarket chain with locations in the US.
  • Carnival - Hispanic chain in the Dallas area operated by Minyard Food Stores.

For the Australian prescription see Mirtazapine. ... Publix Super Markets, Inc. ... Sedanos Supermarket is a chain of supermarket stores, in business since 1962, across South Florida. ... The Hispanic world. ... Supermercados Gigante is a large supermarket chain in Mexico. ...

Specialty/Natural foods

A typical Albertsons store. ... Entrance of the original store in Austin, Texas. ... H.E. Butt Grocery Company (abbreviated H-E-B) is a privately held San Antonio, Texas-based supermarket chain with over 300 stores throughout Texas and northern Mexico. ... FreshDirect logo FreshDirect is an online grocer that delivers to residences, offices, and commuter rail stops in the New York City metropolitan area that offers next-day delivery to most of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn and Queens. ... The Fresh Market is a gourmet supermarket chain based in North Carolina. ... New Seasons Market is the chain of privately owned neighborhood grocers operating in the Portland Metro area of Oregon. ... PCC (Puget Consumers Cooperative) Natural Markets is a food cooperative based in Seattle, Washington. ... Stew Leonards (Stews as it is known locally) is a chain of supermarkets in Connecticut and New York that Ripleys Believe It or Not! has deemed The Worlds Largest Dairy Store. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... Trader Joes is a privately held chain of specialty grocery stores headquartered in Monrovia, California. ... ALDI is a discount supermarket chain based in Germany and one of the largest retail chains in its home market. ... Whole Foods Market NASDAQ: WFMI is an Austin, Texas-based natural foods grocer, which, as of November 2006, consisted of 188[3] locations in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. ... Wild Oats Markets (NASDAQ: OATS) is a health food store chain based in Boulder, Colorado. ...

Chains in Insular areas

An insular area is United States territory that is neither a part of one of the fifty states nor a part of the District of Columbia, the nations federal district. ...

Guam

  • Payless Supermarkets

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Pueblo is one of Puerto Ricos main supermarket companies and it has been so since the 1950s. ... Amigo Supermarkets (Supermercados Amigo) was a Puerto Rican Supermarket company. ...

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