List of supermarket chains in the United States

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There are many large grocery retailers who operate under many different brands. The supermarket companies in the United States are organized in this article, but to see a worldwide list, see List of supermarkets (worldwide).

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]

  • Ahold Delhaize – Operates under the following brands:
  • Kroger – Besides the parent company, stores operate under these brands:
    • Safeway (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Virginia, District of Columbia, Washington, Wyoming)
    • Albertsons (Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
      • Kroger (Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
  • Target
  • Costco
  • Walmart

Regional chains[edit]

West[edit]

Name Areas served Year founded Headquarters Associated supermarket brands
Raley's California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington,and Alaska 1935 West Sacramento, California Bel Air Markets, Nob Hill Foods
Save Mart California and Nevada 1952 Modesto, California Lucky, Lucky California, FoodMaxx, Maxx Value Foods
Smart & Final California, Arizona, Nevada and northern Mexico 1871 Commerce, California
WinCo Foods Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington 1967 Boise, Idaho

Midwest[edit]

Name Areas served Year founded Headquarters Associated supermarket brands
Hy-Vee Iowa, Illinois, Hawaii, Alaska, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania 1930 West Des Moines, Iowa
Meijer Illinois, Indiana, Hawaii, Alaska, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania 1934 Walker, Michigan Fresh Thyme Market[1] (Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Iowa, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota)
Schnucks Illinois, Indiana, Hawaii, Alaska, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania 1939 St. Louis, Missouri

Northeast[edit]

Name Areas served Year founded Headquarters Associated supermarket brands
ShopRite Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York,Pennsylvania 1946 Keasbey, New Jersey
Weis Markets Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, West Virginia, Virginia, Delaware 1912 Sunbury, Pennsylvania
Wegmans New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina, Delaware, Washington, D.C. 1916 Rochester, New York

South[edit]

Name Areas served Year founded Headquarters Associated supermarket brands
Food City Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee 1955 Abingdon, Virginia
Ingles Markets Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia 1963 Black Mountain, North Carolina
Piggly Wiggly Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin 1916 Keene, New Hampshire
Publix Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky 1930 Lakeland, Florida

Notable local chains[edit]

Retailers' cooperatives[edit]

Deep-discount and limited-assortment chains[edit]

  • Aldi – Owned by Aldi Süd
  • Big Lots
  • Dollar General
  • Family Dollar
  • Five Below
  • Grocery Outlet (Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Maryland, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Alaska, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania)
  • WinCo Foods (Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Maryland, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Alaska, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania)

Ethnic chains[edit]

Asian[edit]

  • 99 Ranch Market – the largest Asian-American supermarket chain on the West Coast with additional locations in Nevada, Texas, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.
  • Ai Hoa Supermarket – formerly a Chinese-Vietnamese-American chain in southern California; now operates one store in South El Monte[2]
  • Asian Food Center (New Jersey)
  • ASSI Plaza, Korean-American multinational supermarket chain (Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania)
  • CAM Asian Market (Ohio)
  • C-Mart Supermarket (Boston)
  • Food Maxx International (Virginia)
  • Fei Long Market (New York)
  • Fresh International Market, Pan-Asian and international supermarket chain (Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina)[3][4]
  • Galleria Market (southern California) – Korean American
  • Global Food International (Maryland, Virginia)
  • Good Fortune Supermarket (New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Texas, Rhode Island and California)
  • Great Wall Supermarket (Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Virginia)
  • Grand Mart, Korean-American supermarket chain (Washington, D.C., North Carolina and Georgia)
  • Hannam (New Jersey, California)
  • Hanyang Mart (New York, New Jersey)
  • H Mart, Han Ah Reum – the largest Asian-American and the largest Korean-American chain in the United States (California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington) - Korean-American supermarket chain
  • H K Market
  • Hong Kong Food Market – Vietnamese supermarket (Louisiana)
  • Hong Kong Supermarket – Chinese-American supermarket chain
  • India Bazaar – Indian supermarket chain in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
  • Island Pacific Supermarket (California, Nevada) – Filipino American
  • J-mart (New York)
  • Kam Man Food (New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts) – small Asian American supermarket chain
  • Lion Food (Northern California) – Vietnamese-Chinese supermarket
  • Lotte Plaza – Korean-American supermarket (Maryland, Virginia)
  • MarukaiJapanese American supermarket
  • Mitsuwa (New Jersey, Illinois, California, Texas) – Japanese American supermarket and shopping center
  • Nam Dae Mun Farmers Market (Georgia)
  • New India Bazar (California) – small Indian, Pakistani and Sri-Lankan supermarket chain in San Francisco Bay Area
  • Nijiya Market (California, Hawaii) – organic Japanese American supermarket
  • O-Mart, Super Oriental Market (Killeen, Texas)
  • Ocean Mart (Utah)
  • Pacific Ocean Marketplace (Colorado)
  • Patel Brothers – largest Indian American supermarket chain
  • Rani's World Foods (Texas & Nevada) – Indian supermarket chain
  • Seafood City (California, Hawaii, Washington, Nevada, Illinois) – Filipino American
  • Skyfood Supermarket (six locations in New York) – Asian Oriental Supermarket. First oriental e-commerce supermarket to offer local delivery and nationwide shipping.
  • Subzi Bazaar (New Jersey and New York) – South East Asian/Indian Grocery Stores
  • Shun Fat Supermarket (California, Nevada, Texas) – Chinese Vietnamese American chain
  • Super G Mart, Korean-American supermarket (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • Uwajimaya (Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon)
  • zTao Marketplace (Texas, Georgia) – Asian American supermarket

Hispanic/Latino[edit]

  • Bravo (Northeast and Florida)
  • El Ahorro Supermarket – Texas
  • Fiesta Mart – Latino-American, Texas
  • Mi Pueblo Food Center (Northern California/Bay Area) – Now merged with Cardenas Supermarkets since late 2017
  • Mi Tienda – Hispanic supermarket division of HEB Stores (two stores in Houston, Texas)
  • La Michoacana Meat Market (Texas)
  • Nam Dae Mun Farmers Market (Georgia)
  • Numero Uno Market – Hispanic chain (Los Angeles area)
  • La Perla Tapatía Supermarkets – (California)
  • La Placita – Hispanic chain in New Orleans area
  • Presidente (South Florida - Miami-Dade, Broward & Palm Beach counties)
  • Pro's Ranch Market / Los Altos Ranch Market – Hispanic (Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas)
  • Publix Sabor – Hispanic, operated by Publix
  • El Pueblo (Newark) – largest Latino supermarket in New Jersey
  • R Ranch Markets – Hispanic chain in southern California
  • El Rancho – growing independent Hispanic chain in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area
  • Rancho Liborio (California, Nevada, Colorado)
  • Rancho Markets (Utah)
  • El Rey (Wisconsin)
  • El Rio Grande Latin Market (Texas)
  • Rio Ranch Markets – Southern California
  • Saver's Cost Plus (Texas)
  • Sedano's – Hispanic chain in southern Florida
  • Seller's Bros. (Houston, Texas)
  • El Super (Los Angeles, southern Nevada and Phoenix)
  • La Bonita (Los Angeles, southern Nevada)
  • Super Market Mexico – online purveyor of Mexican foods
  • Superior Super Warehouse – Hispanic warehouse supermarket chain in southern California
  • Supermercado El Rancho – Hispanic supermarket chain in Texas
  • Supermercados Teloloapan (Texas)
  • Supersaver Foods – Hispanic-geared; operated by Albertsons LLC; chain now closed except for a few stores in Utah
  • Super A Foods – Los Angeles county
  • Tenochtitlan Market (Utah) – upscale Latin-American
  • Terry's / El Mariachi Supermarkets – Hispanic chain (Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Oklahoma City)
  • Tresierras Supermarkets – (southern California)
  • Twin City Supermarket – Hispanic chain (New Jersey)
  • 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

Kosher[edit]

  • Motty's (Spring Valley, NY)
  • New Day (Spring Valley, NY)
  • Wesley Kosher (Monsey, NY)
  • Evergreen (Monsey, NY)
  • Seasons – (New York, New Jersey)
  • Seven Mile Market (Pikesville, MD), the largest Kosher store in the US
  • Breadberry (New York)
  • Rockland Kosher (Monsey, New York)
  • Grand & Essex (New Jersey)
  • Western Kosher (Los Angeles)
  • The Market Place (Brooklyn)
  • Kosher Konnection (New Jersey)
  • Gourmet Glatt (Brooklyn, Cedarhurst, Monsey, Lakewood, Woodmere)
  • Gleiberman's Gourmet (Charlotte NC)

Specialty and natural foods[edit]

  • The Fresh Market (Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Maryland, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Alaska, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania)
  • Publix Green Wise – Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Maryland, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Alaska, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania
  • Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Trader Joe's – Owned by Aldi Nord
  • Whole Foods – Sold To Amazon in 2017

Defunct chains[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manes, Nick (October 16, 2016). "Fresh Thyme Farmers Market as Meijer skunkworks?". MiBiz. Archived from the original on April 16, 2020. Retrieved April 6, 2022.
  2. ^ Slayton, Nicholas. "Changing Times in Chinatown". Los Angeles Downtown News - The Voice of Downtown Los Angeles.
  3. ^ "Locations". Fresh International Market. Archived from the original on August 3, 2021. Retrieved August 3, 2021.
  4. ^ Tunningley, Cole (March 4, 2021). "Oriental Market rebrands as Fresh International Market". City Pulse. Archived from the original on August 4, 2021. Retrieved August 4, 2021.