County Market

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IndustrySupermarket chain
Number of locations
Area served
Midwestern/Southern U.S.
ParentSuperValu Inc.

County Market is a coast to coast supermarket chain primarily operating in the Midwestern and Southern regions of the United States.[1] Presently, more than 100 independently owned County Market stores operate in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Wisconsin[1] and is part of the SuperValu Inc. company.


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. SuperValu developed County Market as a version of Cub Foods for smaller communities.

A County Market store located in Sterling, Illinois.

Many stores are located in smaller cities, and typically feature an in-store bakery and deli.[1]

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