Straub's Markets

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Straub's Markets (or Straub's Fine Grocers) is a specialty food retailer headquartered in downtown Clayton, Missouri founded in 1901 by William A. Straub. From selling ice cream at the 1904 World’s Fair to expanding from Webster Groves to Clayton in 1933, the Central West End in 1948, and Town and Country in 1966, Straub’s currently has four locations throughout the Greater St. Louis Area.[1] The company is known for its "World Famous Chicken Salad," of which over 35 tons are sold each year.[2] This family-owned company is currently owned and operated by Jack W. "Trip" Straub III.[3]

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Awards[edit]

  • N.A.S.F.T. Retailer of the Year (2009, 2006, 2001)
  • About.com's The Best Online Gourmet Shops #11[4]
  • Ladue News Platinum Award: Best Grocer (2011, 2010, 2009), Most Pleasing Grocery Experience (2008)
  • Fox 2 Hot List: Best Gourmet Grocer (2010)
  • Amazon.com Top Holiday Seller (2010, 2009)
  • Sauce Magazine Reader's Choice Award: Best Butcher (2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
  • Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis (2012, 2006, 2005, 2003)
  • Better Business Bureau World Class Customer Satisfaction Award (2002)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heritage". Straub's Markets. Retrieved September 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Deli Department". Straub's Markets. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Straubs.com". Straub's Markets. Retrieved September 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ The Best Online Gourmet Shops, About.com, accessed September 18, 2013.

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