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Profile: Supervalu Inc (SVU.N)

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Supervalu Inc., incorporated on December 28, 1925, is a wholesale distributor to independent retail customers across the United States. The Company's segments include Wholesale and Retail. The Company offers a range of advertised brand name and private-label products, including grocery (both perishable and nonperishable), general merchandise and home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy, which are sold through Company-operated and licensed retail stores to shoppers and through its Wholesale segment to independent retail customers. The Company's private-label products include Culinary Circle, Stockman & Dakota, Wild Harvest, Essential Everyday, EQUALINE, Arctic Shores Seafood Company, Baby Basics, Farm Stand, Stone Ridge Creamery, Super Chill and Shopper’s Value.


The Company’s Wholesale segment provides wholesale distribution of products to independent retail customers. Wholesale is organized and operated through two geographic regions: East and West. As of February 27, 2016, the Company’s Wholesale network included 40 states and served as a primary grocery supplier to approximately 1,796 stores of independent retail customers, in addition to the Company’s own retail stores, as well as served as a secondary grocery supplier to approximately 232 stores of independent retail customers. The Company’s independent retail customers include single and multiple grocery store independent operators, regional chains and the military.

The Company has a network of distribution centers utilizing a multi-tiered logistics system. The network includes facilities that carry slow turn or fast turn groceries, perishables, general merchandise, and home, health and beauty care products. Deliveries to retail stores are made from the Company’s distribution centers by Company-owned trucks, third-party independent trucking companies or customer-owned trucks.

The Company offers independent retail customers a range of food and non-food products, including national and regional brands, and the Company’s own lines of private label products. The Company has also developed a line of professional services through which independent retail customers can access solutions. These professional and facilitative services include pass-through programs in which vendors provide services directly to independent retail customers, as well as services and solutions developed and scaled by the Company. Services offered by the Company include advertising, accounting, retail pricing and others.


As of February 27, 2016, the Company conducted its Retail operations through a total of 200 stores primarily organized under five regionally-based retail banners of Cub Foods, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, Shop 'n Save, Farm Fresh and Hornbacher’s, as well as two Rainbow and two County Market stores. Retail stores provide a range of grocery and additional products, including general merchandise, home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy, including national and regional brands, and the Company’s own private label products.

As of February 27, 2016, the Company’s Retail operations are supplied by one distribution center and nine distribution centers that are part of the Wholesale segment providing wholesale distribution to both the Company’s own stores and stores of independent retail customers. As of February 27, 2016, the Company's 51 Cub Foods stores and two Rainbow stores operate primarily in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul market; the Company's 54 Shoppers Food & Pharmacy stores operate in the Washington District of Columbia/Baltimore market; the Company's 42 Shop 'n Save stores operate in the St. Louis market; the Company's 41 Farm Fresh stores operate in the Virginia Beach, Virginia market; the Company's eight Hornbacher's stores operate primarily in the Fargo, North Dakota market, and the Company's two County Market stores operate in the Seattle market. In addition, the Company franchises 30 Cub Foods stores, in which the Company has no ownership interest or a minority ownership interest, primarily in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul market.

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Supervalu Inc

11840 Valley View Rd
EDEN PRAIRIE   MN   55344-3643
P: +1952.8284000
F: +1302.6555049

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