List of supermarket chains in the United States

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This is a list of supermarket companies in the United States of America and the names of supermarkets which are owned or franchised by these companies. For supermarkets worldwide, see List of supermarkets.

National chains[edit]

Regional/local chains[edit]

  • The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P)
  • Acme Fresh Market (northeastern Ohio, New Jersey)
  • Andronico's (California)
  • Arlan's Market (Texas)
    • Handy Andy (New Braunfels, San Antonio, Schertz, and Seguin, Texas)
  • Arteagas Food Center (northern California)
  • Associated Supermarkets (New York City area)
  • Balducci's (New York City, Washington, D.C., and their suburbs)
  • Bashas' (Arizona; plus one store in Needles, California)
    • AJ's Fine Foods – upscale
    • Bashas' Diné Markets (Navajo Nation)
  • Big M (Pennsylvania; northern New York)
  • Big Y Foods (southern New England)
  • BI-LO (southeastern US)
  • BJ's Wholesale Club (eastern US)
  • Breaux Mart Supermarkets (New Orleans area)
  • Brookshire Grocery Company (Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana)
    • Super 1 Foods (eastern Texas; plus Bastrop, Monroe, Shreveport, and West Monroe, Louisiana)
  • Brookshire Brothers (Texas)
  • Broulims (Idaho)
  • Brown & Cole (Washington)
    • Cost Cutter (New Jersey)
    • Food Depot (Georgia and North Carolina)
    • Food Pavilion
    • Red Apple
    • Save-On-Foods
  • Buehler's (Ohio)
  • Butera (Illinois)
  • Busch's (southeastern US; Michigan)
  • C-Town (northeastern US)
    • Bravo (northeastern US)
  • Cannata's Family Market (Louisiana)
  • Caraluzzi's (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
  • Chief Supermarket (Defiance, Ohio)
  • Coborns (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota)
  • CobornsDelivers (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota; Wisconsin) – online grocery
  • Compare Foods Supermarket (North Carolina, New York City, Long Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island)
  • County Market (midwestern US)
  • Crest Foods (Oklahoma City area)
  • Crosby's Marketplace (North Shore Boston area)
  • D'Agostino Supermarkets (New York City)
  • D&W Food Centers (Michigan)
  • Dahl's Foods (Des Moines, Iowa area)
  • Dan's Supermarket (North Dakota)
  • David's Supermarkets (rural northern Texas)
  • DeCicco's (north of New York City)
  • Dehoff's Key Markets (Bay Area, California)
    • Key Markets
  • DeMoulas' Market Basket (Massachusetts, New Hampshire)
  • Dierbergs (greater St. Louis)
  • Econofoods (Twin Cities; western Wisconsin)
  • Edwards Food Giant (central and eastern Arkansas)
  • Fairway Market (southwestern Connecticut, northern New Jersey, southern New York)
  • Fareway (Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota)
  • Felpausch (Michigan)
  • Festival Foods (Minnesota, Wisconsin)
  • Food City (Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia)
  • Food Emporium
  • FoodFair (eastern Kentucky, southeastern Ohio, western West Virginia)
  • Food Bazaar Supermarkets (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York)
  • Food Giant
  • Foodland (Hawaii)
    • Sack&Save
  • FoodLand Supermarkets (Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)
  • Foodtown (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
  • Food Town (Houston, Texas)
  • Fresh & Easy (California, Arizona, and Nevada) – division of the British chain Tesco
  • Gelson's Markets (southern California)
  • Gerland's Food Fair (Houston, Texas)
  • Giant Eagle (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland)
  • Giant Food (Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware)
  • Giant Food Stores (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia)
  • Giantway (Michigan)
  • Glen's Market (northern Michigan)
  • Gourmet Garage (mostly in Manhattan, New York City)
  • Great American Food Stores (New York)
  • Great Valu Markets (Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)
  • Gristedes (mostly in Manhattan, New York City)
  • Grocer's Pride (Houston, Texas; Mississippi)
  • Haggen Food & Pharmacy (Oregon, Washington)
    • Top Food & Drug
  • Hannaford Brothers Company(New England and Albany, New York)
  • Harding's Friendly Markets (southwestern Michigan)
  • Harmons Grocery (Utah)
  • Harp's Market (Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma) – competes against Walmart in small towns. Larger stores include sporting goods.
  • Harvest Foods (Arkansas) – created when Safeway divested its Little Rock division in the late 1980s. Assets bought by former employees. In the early 1990s, Harvest Foods went bankrupt and Affiliated Foods Southwest bought the chain — with AFS later filing for its own bankruptcy in 2009. Selected stores formerly carrying the Harvest Foods banner were purchased and rebranded by Kroger and Brookshire's at the time of the Harvest Foods bankruptcy. Additionally, some store locations were purchased and rebranded by Edwards Food Giant following the AFS bankruptcy. Surviving stores are independently owned and operated.
  • Harvest Foods (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington) – a regional network of 37 independently owned and operated stores, unrelated to the Arkansas chain
  • H-E-B (Texas, Mexico)
  • Heinen's Fine Foods (greater Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Hiller's Market (greater Detroit)
  • Holiday Market (Royal Oak, Michigan)
  • Holiday Foods (southern Indiana)
  • Holiday Quality Foods (northern California)
  • Hollywood Super Market (northern Detroit suburbs)
  • Homeland (Kansas, Oklahoma, formerly Texas)
  • Houchens Industries (Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois)
    • Buehler's Buy-Low (Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana)
  • Hugo's (Minnesota, North Dakota)
  • Hy-Vee (midwestern and central US)
  • Ingles (southern US)
  • Jack 'n Jill (North Dakota)
  • Jons Marketplace (Los Angeles, California area)
  • Karns Quality Foods (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area)
  • Key Food (New York City and northern suburbs)
  • King Kullen (Long Island, Staten Island)
  • Kings (New Jersey, New York)
  • Kowalski's (Minnesota)
  • Kuhn's Quality Foods (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • Landis Supermarkets (southeastern Pennsylvania)
  • Lauer's Supermarket and Bakery (Pasadena and Riviera Beach, Maryland)
  • Lowes Foods (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)
  • Lowe's Markets (Texas, New Mexico)
  • Lunds (Minnesota)
  • Mac's Market (New Hampshire, New York, Vermont)
  • Macey's Market (northern Utah)
  • Magruder's (Washington, D.C. area)
  • Market Basket (southeastern Texas, southwestern Louisiana)
  • Market of Choice – Oregon
  • Mars (Baltimore, Maryland area)
  • Marsh (Indiana, Ohio)
    • O'Malia's
  • Matherne's Supermarkets (Baton Rouge, Louisiana area)
  • Martin's Super Markets (Indiana, Michigan)
  • Mayfair Markets (Hollywood, California)
  • McCaffrey's (New Jersey, Pennsylvania)
  • Meijer (Midwest)
  • Met Foods (New York City, New Jersey, Massachusetts)
    • SuperOne Foods (Minnesota)
  • Miller's Fresh Foods (North Dakota)
  • Minyard's (Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex)
    • Minyard's
    • Carnival – a Hispanic/international line, in August 2008 was sold to Grocer's Supply (Houston)
    • Sack and Save – a discount line[9]
  • Morton Williams (New York, New Jersey)
  • Mrs. Green's Natural Market (New York)
  • Murphy's Marketplace (New Jersey)
  • Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (CO, UT, WY, ID, MT, NE, MO, KS, OK, TX, NM, AZ)
  • New Deal Market (California)
  • New Deal Supermarket (Jackson, Mississippi)
  • New Seasons Market (Portland, Oregon)
  • Nash Finch Company (upper Midwest)
  • Nugget Markets (northern California)
  • Obriens Market (California)
  • Omni Foods (Massachusetts and New Hampshire)
  • Petosa's Family Grocery (Edmonds, Washington)
  • Piggly Wiggly (southeastern US)
  • Plum Market (Detroit area)
  • Preston-Safeway (central Indiana) – unrelated to Safeway Inc.
  • Price Chopper (Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont) – unrelated to Associated Wholesale Grocers in Kansas/Missouri
  • Publix (southeastern US)
  • Quality Foods (Georgia and South Carolina)
  • Quality Markets (New York and Pennsylvania)
  • R Ranch Markets (southern California)
  • Raley's (California, Nevada)
    • Bel Air Markets
    • Nob Hill Foods
  • Ray's Food Place (California, Oregon)
  • Ream's Food Stores (Northern Utah)
  • Reasors (eastern Oklahoma)
  • Red Apple (Oregon and Washington)
  • Redner's Warehouse Markets (eastern Pennsylvania; also in Delaware and Maryland)
  • Remke Markets bigg's (Cincinnati, Ohio area)
  • Rice Supermarkets (Houston, Texas)
  • Riesbeck Food Markets (Ohio and West Virginia)
  • Robèrt's Fresh Market (New Orleans, Louisiana area)
  • Roche Bros. (Massachusetts)
    • Sudbury Farms (Massachusetts)
  • Roundy's
  • Rosauers (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington)
    • Huckleberry's Natural Market (Spokane, Washington)
  • Roth's Fresh Markets (Oregon)
  • Rouse's Supermarket (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi)
  • Royal Ahold
  • Ridley's Family Markets (Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)
  • Save Mart Supermarkets (California: Bay Area, Central Valley; northern Nevada)
    • FoodMaxx
    • Lucky Stores (Bay Area, California)
    • S-Mart Foods (Lodi and Stockton, California)
  • Schnucks (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee)
  • Scolari's Food and Drug (California, Nevada)
  • Sedano's (Miami, Florida)
  • Seller's Brothers (Houston, Texas)
  • Sentry Foods (Wisconsin)
  • Shaw's and Star Market (New England)
  • Shop n' Save (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa )
  • ShopRite (Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
  • Sunset Foods (Illinois)
  • Stater Brothers (California)
  • Stewart's Shops (New York; Vermont)
  • Stew Leonard's (Connecticut, New York)
  • Strack & Van Til (Illinois, Indiana)
  • Straub's Markets (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Sullivan's Foods (Illinois)
  • Sunflower Farmers Market (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Utah) – owned by founder of Wild Oats
  • Super One Foods (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota)
  • Superior Grocers (southern California)
  • Supersol (New York City, Long Island, Westchester)
  • Supremo Supermarket (New Jersey and Pennsylvania)
  • Times Supermarkets (Hawaii)
  • Tops
  • The Fresh Grocer (Pennsylvania, Delaware)
  • Thriftway Supermarkets (Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania)
  • Trade Fair (Queens County, New York City)
  • Treasure Island (Chicago and Wilmette, Illinois) [1]
  • Trig's (Wisconsin)
  • Turco's (New York)
  • Village Market Food Center (Antrim County, Michigan)
  • Vallarta Supermarkets (Los Angeles; southern California)
  • Wade's (Virginia)
  • Wegmans (Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia)
  • Weis Markets (Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia)
    • Save-a-Lot (Pennsylvania, New York)
    • Scot's Lo-Cost (Pennsylvania)
    • Giant Foods (Binghamton, New York area)
  • Wayne's Hometown Market (Hoxie, Ar)
  • Wesselman's (southern Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky area)
  • Westborn Market (Michigan)
  • Western Beef (New York City, New Jersey, Florida)
  • Wilson Farms (New York)
  • WinCo Foods (Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington)
  • Wise Way (Indiana)
  • Woodman's Food Market (Illinois, Wisconsin)
  • Yoke's Fresh Market (Spokane, Washington)
  • PJP MARKETPLACE (PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA)

Retailers' cooperatives[edit]

Deep-discount and limited-assortment chains[edit]

Ethnic chains[edit]

Asian[edit]

Hispanic/Latino[edit]

  • Avanza Supermarket – (Denver)
  • Arteagas Food Center - (10+ stores in Northern California)
  • Baja Ranch Supermarket (formerly King Ranch Markets) - Hispanic chain in southern California
  • Big Saver Foods – (16 stores in Los Angeles area)
  • Bravo - Hispanic chain in Central Florida
  • Carnicerias Jiminez - (8 stores in Chicago area)
  • Carnival – Dallas area-chain operated by Minyard Food Stores; sold majority of stores to Grocers Supply in August 2008. Later most stores (including El Rancho, Jerry's, Terry's) were sold to Dallas-area independent retailers. Other Carnival stores were kept by Grocers Supply (Fiesta Mart) or turned into Fiesta's.
  • Cardenas Supermarkets – Hispanic supermarket chain in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California
  • Compare Foods – over 60 stores in New York City, Long Island, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and North Carolina
  • El Pueblo – (Newark) largest Latino supermarket in New Jersey
  • El Super (Los Angeles, southern Nevada and Phoenix)
  • El Rio Grande Latin Market - (Texas)
  • Fiesta Mart – Mexican-American, primarily in Texas
  • Freshco (Central Florida area)
  • Food Bazaar Supermarkets (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York)
  • Food City (Arizona) – Hispanic; owned by Bashas
  • Foodarama (Texas area)
  • Ideal Market - Central American chain located in New Orleans area (5 stores)
  • Jalisco Supermarket - Hispanic chain in Louisiana (4 stores)
  • K.V. Mart (Los Angeles area - Operates as Top Valu and Buy Low Markets)
  • La Placita - Hispanic chain in New Orleans area (4 stores)
  • Latino Express Grocery - Hispanic chain in New Orleans area (3 stores)
  • Mariana's (Las Vegas area)
  • Mi Pueblo Food Center (Northern California/Bay Area) - Fastest Growing Hispanic supermarkets in Northern California -21 Stores
  • González Northgate – Hispanic supermarket in the Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange County areas of California
  • Numero Uno Market - Hispanic chain (10 stores in Los Angeles area)
  • Presidente - (South Florida - Miami-Dade, Broward & Palm Beach counties)
  • Pro's Ranch Market – Hispanic (Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas)
  • Publix Sabor – Hispanic, operated by Publix
  • R Ranch Markets Hispanic chain in southern California
  • Rancho Liborio – 11 stores (California, Nevada, Colorado)
  • Saver's Cost Plus - (Texas)
  • Sedano's – Hispanic chain in southern Florida
  • Seller's Bros. (Houston, Texas)
  • Superior Super Warehouse – Hispanic warehouse supermarket with 28 stores in southern California
  • Supermercado El Rancho – Hispanic supermarket chain in Dallas, Texas area
  • Supersaver Foods – Hispanic-geared; operated by Albertsons LLC. Chain now closed except for a few stores in Utah.
  • Super Market Mexico – Online purveyor of Mexican foods.
  • Mi Tienda - Hispanic supermarket division of HEB Stores (1 store; Houston, Texas)
  • El Rancho – growing independent Hispanic chain in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area
  • Tenochtitlan Market – (Utah) Upscale Latin-American
  • Terry's/El Mariachi Supermarkets – Hispanic chain (Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Oklahoma City)
  • Twin City Supermarket - Hispanic chain (New Jersey)
  • Rio Ranch Markets – operates 8 Hispanic supermarkets in southern California
  • Rancho Markets – (Utah)
  • Vallarta Supermarkets -- (California) caters to the growing Latino population of California and sells items usually not found in more Anglo-oriented American supermarkets
  • Viva Markets – (Utah) Hispanic grocery market and mini-mall

Specialty and natural foods[edit]

Defunct chains[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.grocery.com/aldi-foods/
  2. ^ http://www.delhaizegroup.com/en/Home/OurMarkets.aspx
  3. ^ http://www.thekrogerco.com/finance/documents/2010_KrogerFactBook.pdf
  4. ^ http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=64607&p=irol-stores
  5. ^ http://deadanddyingretail.blogspot.com/2011/10/current-kmart-supercenter-locations-as.html
  6. ^ http://pressroom.target.com/pr/news/backgrounder.aspx
  7. ^ http://www.grocery.com/trader-joes/
  8. ^ http://walmartstores.com/AboutUs/7606.aspx
  9. ^ Minyard Food Stores - grand