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Stock Report: SUPERVALU INC. (SVU) Report Updated: Dec 05, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

SUPERVALU INC., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery wholesaler and retailer in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Independent Business, Save-A-Lot, and Retail Food. The Independent Business segment offers wholesale distribution of various food and non-food products to independent retail customers, such as single and multiple grocery store independent operators, regional chains, and the military. As of February 28, 2015, this segment operated approximately 1,825 stores with a network spanning 41 states. The Save-A-Lot segment owns, operates, and licenses 1,334 discount grocery stores under the Save-A-Lot banner, including 903 licensed Save-A-Lot stores and 431 company-operated stores. The Retail Food segment operates retail stores that provide groceries and various additional products, including general merchandise, home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy products. This segment operated 194 stores under the Cub Foods, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, Shop ’n Save, Farm Fresh, and Hornbacher’s banners, as well as 2 Rainbow stores. The company provides a range of brand name and private-label products comprising perishable and nonperishable grocery products, as well as general merchandise and home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy products. SUPERVALU INC. was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.