23 May 2013
Regional US supermarket group and food distributor Spartan Stores has offered an optimistic outlook despite recorded a drop in full-year earnings and sales.
14 February 2013
Regional US supermarket group and food distributor Spartan Stores has booked an increase in third-quarter earnings.
29 January 2013
US retailer and distributor Spartan Stores has struck a deal making it the primary wholesale grocery supplier to Chief Super Market.
1 August 2012
US regional retailer Spartan Stores today (1 August) reported pressure on first-quarter profits, citing "challenging" trading conditions.
28 May 2012
A raft of earnings results kept the just-food news desk busy this week. M&S chief executive Marc Bolland insisted its product development sets it apart from rival grocers, while Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison expressed her disappointment at the firm's US soup performance this year. Elsewhere, just-food spoke with Peter Lauritzen, CEO of Arla UK, and Neil Kennedy, chief executive of Milk Link, on the merits of their merger.
21 May 2012
Michigan-based regional retailer and food distributor Spartan Stores is developing a "value store" format under the Valu Land banner as it looks to see off the challenge presented by discount retailers.
21 May 2012
Regional US supermarket group and food distributor Spartan Stores has booked a decline in full-year earnings despite a 4% increase in sales.
3 April 2012
Roundy's, a regional grocery chain in the US, has appointed Gregory Josefowicz to its board of directors.
20 October 2011
US grocer and distributor Spartan Stores has posted a rise in second-quarter sales and profits.
28 July 2011
US grocer and distributor Spartan Stores has reported flat first-quarter net earnings despite increasing sales.
12 May 2011
US supermarket operator Spartan Stores reported an increase in full-year profits, despite sales remaining flat for the period.
21 February 2011
Spartan Stores has announced that Craig Sturken will retire as executive chairman of the US grocery distributor and retailer's board - but will remain chairman and a "close advisor to the company".
3 February 2011
US grocery distributor and retailer Spartan Stores saw net earnings rise 45.3% during its third quarter, despite recording a drop in sales for the period.
14 October 2010
US food retailer and distributor Spartan Stores has reported higher quarterly profits despite a fall in sales as earnings were boosted by a programme to consolidate its warehouses.
30 July 2010
US retailer and distributor Spartan Stores saw its earnings fall in the first quarter of its fiscal year as food deflation and challenging trading conditions hit sales.
13 May 2010
Spartan Stores posted a 62% drop in fourth-quarter profit on lower sales and charges.
4 February 2010
Regional US retailer Spartan Stores has booked a fall in quarterly earnings as the Michigan-based company suffers from a state seeing the highest unemployment in the country.
15 October 2009
US food retailer Spartan Stores has posted a drop in second-quarter earnings and said it expects lower distribution sales and fuel margins to pressure earnings for the rest of the year.
29 July 2009
Spartan Stores struck a downbeat note when the US food retailer predicted that the trading environment would worsen over the next 12-18 months, leading to a decline in comparable retail and distribution sales during its fiscal year.
14 May 2009
Recent acquisitions and the growth of its private-label range has boosted full-year profits at US regional retailer Spartan Stores.
5 February 2009
US retailer Spartan Stores saw its fiscal third-quarter profits slip as sales slowed and expenses rose.
2 January 2009
US supermarket group Spartan Stores has completed the acquisition of privately-owned Michigan retailer VG’s food and pharmacy outlets.
16 October 2008
US retailer Spartan Stores posted a 21.6% jump in net earnings for the second quarter as a result of stronger sales.
16 October 2008
US retailer Spartan Stores has appointed Dennis Eidson as president and chief executive officer.
14 October 2008
Spartan Stores has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire 17 retail grocery stores, including 15 pharmacies, from VG’s Food Center and VG’s Pharmacy, a privately held Fenton, Michigan-based retail grocery operator and currently the company’s largest distribution customer.
8 August 2008
Michigan-based retailer Spartan Stores has appointed Dennis Eidson as chief executive officer.
31 July 2008
Michigan-based retailer Spartan Stores revealed today (31 July) that sales in its first quarter reached a six-year high, climbing 12.8% to US$586.7m.