ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15, 2012 – Save-A-Lot, one of the nation's leading hard discount, limited assortment grocery chains and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU (NYSE: SVU), today announced that T.W.F. Holding Company, Inc. will open a new Save-A-Lot store in Wabash, Ind. on Aug. 15.
The new Wabash Save-A-Lot store is located at 950 Cass Street, and the store will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Local leaders who will be in attendance include Robert Vanlandingham, Wabash mayor; Bill Konyha, president and CEO of the Economic Development Group of Wabash County, Inc.; and Kimberly A. Pinkerton, president and CEO of the Wabash County Chamber of Commerce; as well as Save-A-Lot store associates.
“Save-A-Lot is committed to offering fresh produce, dairy and USDA-inspected meat, as well as other essential grocery and household items to shoppers at an affordable price – typically up to 40 percent less than traditional grocery stores,” says Jeff Sturges, president of T.W.F. Holdings, Inc. “We are very excited to be coming to Wabash and look forward to welcoming shoppers to our store.”
The Wabash Save-A-Lot store will be run by a team of people including Sturges, Tim Holt, operations manager, Tony Nern, perishable director, Wendy Dawson, business administrator, Jason Pence, store manager, Samantha Carpenter, first assistant, Joshua Coon, second assistant and Billy Flanagan, meat manager.
Each Save-A-Lot store carries a carefully selected assortment of 1,200 to 1,500 of the most popular, in-demand everyday 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.