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Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Spartan Stores, Inc. (together with its subsidiaries, “Spartan Stores”) is a Fortune 500 company and the largest food distributor serving military commissaries and exchanges in the United States, in terms of revenue, and a leading food distributor and grocery retailer, operating principally in the Midwest. The Company’s core businesses include distributing food to military commissaries and exchanges and independent and corporate-owned retail stores located in 44 states and the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Azores, Bahrain and Egypt. Effective with the merger with Nash-Finch Company, we operate three reportable business segments: Military, Food Distribution and Retail. For the 39 week period ended December 28, 2013 (consisted of 39 weeks due to a change in fiscal year end in conjunction with the merger with Nash-Finch Company), we generated net sales of approximately $2.6 billion. ... More ...