County Market is a supermarket chain operating in the Midwestern and Southern regions of the United States. Presently, more than 75 independently-owned County Market stores operate in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin and is part of the SuperValu Inc. company.
County Market operates a "no frills," "no gimmicks," "no loyalty card" deep discount, bottom line pricing business model without reducing quality of its foods and merchandise.
Supervalu Foods acquired Cub Foods in 1980, a chain founded in suburban Minneapolis in 1968. Cub opened as a "no frills" grocery warehouse business model with bare bones buildings, industrial shelving and check stands with conveyor belt.