Save-A-Lot blazes trail into the Northwest
Aug 8, 2006 8:50 AM, from staff and wire reports
SuperValu's Save-A-Lot banner, the nationís largest limited-assortment grocery chain, will open four stores in the Pacific Northwest in September, including two in the Portland OR area as well as stores in Tacoma and Pasco WA.
Save-A-Lotís entrance into the Pacific Northwest will be supported by a new distribution center in Portland, set to open in September. These openings represent the first phase of Save-A-Lotís expansion into the region. Save-A-Lot currently has more than 1,100 stores in 42 states.
With annual sales approaching $40 billion, SuperValu has about 2,500 retail grocery locations. Through its nationwide supply chain network, the company provides distribution and related logistics support services to more than 5,000 grocery retail endpoints.
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