Super Valu (United States)
Supervalu Inc. is an American retailing company. The corporation, headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has been in business for over a century. It is the third-largest food retailing company in the United States (after Kroger and Safeway), and ranks #75 on the 2012 Fortune 500 list.
On June 2, 2006, Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons, Inc. and 1,124 of its stores were sold to Supervalu. The sale was approved by the shareholders of both Supervalu and Albertsons on May 30, 2006.
Supermarket News ranked Supervalu #1 in the 2008 "Top Wholesalers for 2008".
In January 2013, the company announced it was selling its 877 stores in Albertson's, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market chains to Cerberus Capital Management for $100 million in cash with Cerberus assuming $3.2 billion in existing debt. SuperValu would keep its Cub, Farm Fresh, Shoppers, Shop ‘n Save and Hornbacher’s brands as well as its wholesale supply operation. The deal closed March 21, 2013.
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