King Soopers

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King Soopers & City Market
Subsidiary
IndustryRetail
FoundedCity Market: 1924 (Grand Junction, Colorado)
King Soopers: 1947 (Arvada, Colorado)
ProductsBakery, dairy, deli, frozen foods, general grocery, meat, pharmacy, produce, seafood, snacks, liquor
ParentKroger
Websitewww.KingSoopers.com
www.CityMarket.com

King Soopers is a supermarket brand of Kroger in the Rocky Mountains of the United States; it has its headquarters in Denver, Colorado.[1]

King Soopers store, Arvada

King Soopers has a significant presence in the state of Colorado on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains. The stores are located along the Front Range from Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Pueblo, Colorado. There are also a few locations in the foothills west of Denver and Colorado Springs.[2] In 1947, Lloyd J. King and Charles W. Houchens opened the first King Soopers store in Arvada, Colorado. Their mission was to offer shoppers "friendly service, value, cleanliness, and quality", A few years later, King Soopers had grown to nine stores, and it was acquired by the Dillon Companies in 1957. In 1983, Dillons merged into Kroger.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our Divisions". Kroger. Retrieved on November 28, 2012. "65 Tejon St. P.O. Box 5567 Denver, CO 80217"
  2. ^ King Soopers at 9News Colorado Shares website
  3. ^ Grocery Headquarters, April 1, 2006

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