SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) SpartanNash (Nasdaq: SPTN) is a food solutions company that delivers the ingredients for a better life. As a distributor, wholesaler and retailer with a global supply chain network, SpartanNash customers span a diverse group of national accounts, independent and chain grocers, e-commerce retailers, U.S. military commissaries and exchanges, and the Company’s own brick-and-mortar grocery stores, pharmacies and fuel centers.
SpartanNash distributes grocery and household goods, including fresh produce and its Our Family® portfolio of products, to locations in all 50 states, in addition to distributing to the District of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Djibouti, Korea and Japan. To support its distribution business, the Company operates a strategically developed network of large-scale distribution facilities and a nationwide transportation fleet. In addition, the Company owns and operates 147 supermarkets – primarily under the banners of Family Fare, Martin’s Super Markets and D&W Fresh Market – and shares its operational insights to drive innovative solutions for SpartanNash food retail customers.
Committed to fostering a People First culture, the SpartanNash family of Associates is 17,500 strong and growing.
By the numbers
1885: Fred, Edgar and Willis Nash open a small candy and tobacco store in Devils, Lake, N.D.; in subsequent years, the company is known as the Nash Finch Company
1904: The Nash brothers apply for a patent on the Our Family® brand, making it one of the oldest OwnBrands in the nation
1917: 100 independent retailers band together to purchase in bulk and pass the savings along to their customers; this group became the Grand Rapids Wholesale Grocery Company, which then became Spartan Stores, Inc.
2013: Spartan Stores, Inc. and Nash Finch Company announce the completion of their merger, creating SpartanNash
2017: Independent retailers and SpartanNash stores in Michigan welcome Our Family® products on their shelves
CEO: Tony Sarsam
Number of Associates: 17,500
Locations of Distribution Centers:
Fargo, North Dakota
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Lumberton, North Carolina
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
St. Cloud, Minnesota
Number of Retail Stores: 148
To find your nearest SpartanNash store, visit: spartannash.com/grocery-retail/banners/spartannash-corporate-owned-store-directory-by-state/
Independent and Chain Retailers Served: 2,100