St. Louis, Feb. 22, 2012 — Save-A-Lot, one of the nation’s leading hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery chains and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU), is opening three new stores in New York in February, bringing the total number of Save-A-Lot stores in the state to 52.
The locations of the new stores and the dates they are scheduled to open are as follows:
Since January 2011 and including these new stores, Save-A-Lot has opened seven new stores in New York, creating approximately 264 new jobs.
“We are excited to be opening more Save-A-Lot locations in New York to meet the needs of consumers looking for access to affordable, high-quality food, fresh produce and meat, as well as other grocery items,” said Santiago Roces, Save-A-Lot CEO and president. “With food costs on the rise, Save-A-Lot is an ideal solution for customers looking to save money on their grocery bills.”
Save-A-Lot offers savings of up to 40 percent on groceries, compared to traditional grocery stores. Each Save-A-Lot store carries a carefully selected assortment of 1,200 to 1,500 of the most popular, in-demand every day grocery essentials, including farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, USDA-inspected meats, dairy products, bakery goods, shelf-ready and frozen foods, household goods, pet food, baby, and health and beauty care products. Save-A-Lot stores, which average about 15,000 square feet, feature a wide range of high-quality brands, including Save-A-Lot Today, Coburn Farms and Tipton Grove, produced exclusively for Save-A-Lot by many of the country’s leading food manufacturers.
About Save-A-Lot Food Stores
Save-A-Lot, a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU), is one of the nation’s leading hard-discount, carefully selected assortment grocery chains, operating more than 1,300 stores in 39 states from Maine to California. Serving more than 5 million shoppers each week, Save-A-Lot offers savings of up to 40 percent on groceries when compared to conventional stores. Customers enjoy savings on exclusive Save-A-Lot brands and national brands, plus fresh meat and farm-fresh fruits, vegetables and dairy, along with the most popular grocery and household items. Save-A-Lot helps its customers live richer, fuller lives by saving them money and time through a smart, convenient shopping experience featuring great food, great prices and great people every day. For more information on Save-A-Lot or to locate a store, please visit www.save-a-lot.com.