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]

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The Great Atantic & Pacific Tea Company filed chapter 11 bankruptcy in July 2015, the company decided to close all of its stores such as A&P, Pathmark, Waldbaums, Superfresh, The Food Emporium, and Food Basics. All stores were either closed or sold to other chains, with Acme taking the largest number.

  • Acme Fresh Market (Northeastern Ohio)
  • Amigo (Puerto Rico)
  • Andronico's (California)
  • Arlan's Market (Texas)
    • Handy Andy (New Braunfels, San Antonio, Schertz, and Seguin)
  • Arteagas Food Center (northern California)
  • Associated Supermarkets (New York City area)
  • Associated Wholesale Grocers (Kansas City metro, St. Joseph area)
  • Bashas' (Arizona; plus one store in Needles, California)
  • Big M (Pennsylvania; northern New York)
  • Big Y Foods (Western 1/2 or so of Massachusetts and Connecticut)
  • 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 state)
    • Cost Cutter (New Jersey)
    • Food Depot (Georgia and North Carolina)
    • Food Pavilion
    • Price Chopper (Kansas City metro; St Joseph; no relation to Price Chopper in the Northeast)
    • Red Apple
    • Save-On-Foods
  • Buehler's Fresh Foods (Ohio)
  • Busch's (southeastern US and Michigan)
  • Butera (Illinois)
  • Buy For Less (Oklahoma City metro area)
  • C-Town (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)
  • Crest Foods (Oklahoma City metro area)
  • Crosby's Marketplace (North Shore Boston area)
  • Cub Foods (Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area)
  • D&W Food Centers (Michigan)
  • D'Agostino Supermarkets (New York City)
  • 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, Maine)
  • Dierbergs (greater St. Louis)
  • Dillons (Kansas)
  • Econofoods (Minneapolis-St. Paul; 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 Bazaar Supermarkets (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York)
  • Food Town (Houston, Texas)
  • FoodFair (eastern Kentucky, southeastern Ohio, western West Virginia)
  • Foodland (Hawaii)
    • Sack&Save
  • FoodLand Supermarkets (Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)
  • Foodtown (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania)
  • Fred Meyer (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska)
  • Fresh & Easy (California, Arizona, and Nevada) – Out of business, division of the Yucimpa Companies
  • Fresh Foods IGA (North Carolina)
  • Gelson's Markets (southern California)
  • Gerland's Food Fair (Houston, Texas)
  • Giant Eagle (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland)
  • Giant Value (Massachusetts)
  • Giantway (Michigan)
  • Glen's Markets (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)
  • H-E-B (Texas, Mexico)
  • Haggen Food & Pharmacy (Oregon, Washington)
    • Top Food & Drug
  • 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
  • Heinen's Fine Foods (greater Cleveland, Ohio and greater Chicago, Illinois)
  • Hiller's Market (greater Detroit)
  • Holiday Foods (southern Indiana)
  • Holiday Quality Foods (northern California)
  • Hollywood Super Market (northern Detroit suburbs)
  • Homeland (Kansas, Oklahoma, Georgia, formerly Texas)
  • Houchens Industries (Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois)
    • Buehler's Buy-Low (Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana)
    • Food Giant
    • Hank's Market
    • Houchens Markets
    • IGA (Franchisee)
    • Mad Butcher
    • Price Less Foods/Price Less IGA
    • Sav-A-Lot (Franchisee)
  • Hugo's (Minnesota, North Dakota)
  • Ingles Markets (southeastern US)
    • Sav-Mor Foods
  • Jack 'n Jill (North Dakota)
  • Jerry's Foods (Minnesota)
  • Jons Marketplace (Los Angeles, California area)
  • Jubilee Foods (Minnesota)
  • K-VA-T Food Stores (Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia)
    • Food City
    • Super Dollar Discount Foods
  • Karns Quality Foods (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area)
  • Key Food (New York City and northern suburbs - uses several other names and also now owns the Superfresh brand formerly part of the A&P family)
  • King Kullen (Long Island)
  • Kings (New Jersey, New York)
    • Balducci's (New York City, Washington, D.C., and their suburbs)
  • Kowalski's (Minnesota)
  • Kuhn's Quality Foods (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • Lakeview Grocery (New Orleans, Louisiana)
  • Landis Supermarkets (southeastern Pennsylvania)
  • Lauer's Supermarket and Bakery (Pasadena and Riviera Beach, Maryland)
  • Lin's Fresh Market (Utah)
  • Lowes Foods (North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)
  • Lowe's Market (Texas, New Mexico)
  • Lunds & Byerlys (Minnesota)
  • Mac's Fresh Market (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi)
  • Mac's Market (New Hampshire, New York, Vermont)
  • Macey's Market (northern Utah)
  • Magruder's (Washington, D.C. area)
  • Mariano's (Chicago area)
  • Market Basket (southeastern Texas, southwestern Louisiana)
  • Market Basket (New England) (see DeMoulas' Market Basket)
  • Market of Choice (Oregon)
  • Mars (Baltimore, Maryland area) - As of late May 2016, 5 stores being sold to Weis markets, the remaining 8 will be sold or closed by the end of July, 2016
  • Marsh (Indiana, Ohio)
    • MainStreet Market
    • O'Malia's
  • Martin's Super Markets (Indiana, Michigan)
  • Matherne's Supermarkets (Baton Rouge, Louisiana area)
  • Mayfair Markets (Hollywood, California)
  • McCaffrey's (New Jersey, Pennsylvania)
  • Meijer (Midwest)
  • Met Foodmarkets (New York City, New Jersey, Massachusetts)
  • Miller's Fresh Foods (North Dakota)
  • Minyard's (Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex)
    • Carnival – a Hispanic/international line; in August 2008 was sold to Grocer's Supply (Houston)
    • Minyard's
    • Sack and Save – a discount line
  • Morton Williams (New York, New Jersey)
  • Mrs. Green's Natural Market (New York)
  • Murphy's Marketplace (New Jersey)
  • Nash Finch Company (upper Midwest)
  • Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona)
  • New Deal Market (California)
  • New Deal Supermarket (Jackson, Mississippi)
  • New Seasons Market (Portland, Oregon)
  • Nugget Markets (northern California)
  • Obrien's Market (California)
  • Omni Foods (Massachusetts and New Hampshire)
  • Petosa's Family Grocery (Edmonds, Washington) - out of business[8]
  • Piggly Wiggly (southeastern US, Wisconsin)
  • PJP Marketplace (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
  • Plum Market (Detroit area)
  • Preston-Safeway (central Indiana) – unrelated to Safeway Inc.
  • Price Chopper (New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire) – unrelated to Associated Wholesale Grocers in Kansas/Missouri; stores are being renovated and then renamed Market 32 to signify the founding of the company in 1932
  • Price Chopper (Kansas City metro area; Associated Wholesale Grocers in Kansas/Missouri)
  • PriceRite (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia)
  • Publix (southeastern US)
  • Pueblo (Puerto Rico)
  • Quality Foods (Georgia and South Carolina)
  • R Ranch Markets (southern California)
  • Raley's (California, Nevada)
    • Bel Air Markets
    • Nob Hill Foods
  • Ramey's Marketplace (Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana)
  • 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)
  • Ridley's Family Markets (Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming)
  • Riesbeck Food Markets (Ohio and West Virginia)
    • Pick 'N Save (east-central Ohio)
  • Robèrt Fresh Market (New Orleans, Louisiana area)
  • Roche Bros (Massachusetts)
    • Sudbury Farms (Massachusetts)
  • Rosauers (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington)
    • Huckleberry's Natural Market (Spokane, Washington)
  • Roth's Fresh Markets (Oregon)
  • Rouse's Supermarket (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Smart & Final (Commerce, California)
  • Southeastern Grocers (southeastern US)
  • Stater Brothers (California)
  • Stew Leonard's (Connecticut, New York)
  • Stewart's Shops (New York, Vermont - convenience stores with ice cream counter and some have fuel)
  • 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
  • Sunfresh Market (Kansas, Missouri)
  • Sunset Foods (Illinois)
  • Super One Foods (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota)
  • Superior Grocers (southern California)
  • Superking Market (California, Orange County)
  • Supermercados Selectos - 37 stores in Puerto Rico
  • Supersol (New York City, Long Island, Westchester)
  • Supremo Supermarket (New Jersey, Pennsylvania)
  • The Fresh Grocer (Pennsylvania, Delaware)
  • Thriftway Supermarkets (Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Missouri)
  • Times Supermarkets (Hawaii)
  • Tops - primarily Pennsylvania and New York, and a few former Grand Union stores in Vermon -
  • Trade Fair (Queens County, New York City)
  • Treasure Island (Chicago and Wilmette, Illinois)
  • Trig's (Wisconsin)
  • Turco's (New York)
  • Turnip Truck (Nashville TN Area)
  • United Grocery Outlet (Tennessee, North Carolina)
  • Vallarta Supermarkets (Los Angeles; southern California)
  • Village Market Food Center (Antrim County, Michigan)
  • Wade's (Virginia)
  • Wayne's Hometown Market (Hoxie, Ar)
  • 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)
  • Wesselman's (southern Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky area)
  • Westborn Market (Michigan)
  • Western Beef (New York City, New Jersey, Florida)
  • Western Supermarket (Birmingham, Alabama)
  • Whole Foods Market (Downtown, Baltimore)
  • WinCo Foods (Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington)
  • Wise Way (Indiana)
  • Woodman's Food Market (Illinois, Wisconsin)
  • Yoke's Fresh Market (Spokane, Washington)

Retailers' cooperatives[edit]

Deep-discount and limited-assortment chains[edit]

Ethnic chains[edit]

Asian[edit]

  • 99 Ranch Market – the largest Asian-American supermarket chain on the West Coast
  • Ai Hoa Supermarket – formerly a Chinese-Vietnamese-American chain in southern California; now operates one store in Chinatown, Los Angeles
  • Asian Food Center (New Jersey)
  • CAM Asian Market (Ohio)
  • Diho Supermarket (Houston, Texas) – Chinese American
  • Food Maxx International (Virginia)
  • Global Food International (Maryland, Virginia)
  • Great Wall Supermarket (Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Virginia)
  • H-Mart, Han Ah Reum (California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington) – Korean-American supermarket chain
  • Hong Kong Food Market - Vietnamese supermarket (Louisiana)
  • Hong Kong Supermarket – Chinese-American supermarket chain
  • Island Pacific Supermarket (California) – Filipino American
  • Kam Man Food (New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts) – small Asian American supermarket chain
  • Lion Food (Northern California) Vietnamese-Chinese supermarket
  • Lotte Plaza (Maryland, Virginia)
  • MarukaiJapanese American supermarket
  • Mitsuwa (New Jersey, Illinois, California) – Japanese American supermarket and shopping center
  • New India Bazar (California) — small Indian, Pakistani and Sri-Lankan supermarket chain in San Francisco Bay Area
  • Nijiya Market (California, Hawaii, New York) - organic Japanese American supermarket
  • O-Mart, Super Oriental Market (Killeen, Texas)
  • Pacific Ocean Market (Colorado)
  • Patel Brothers (43 locations in 19 states) - Indian supermarket chain
  • Rani's World Foods (6 locations in California, Texas & Nevada) - Indian supermarket chain
  • Seafood City (California, Hawaii, Washington, Nevada) – Filipino American
  • Shun Fat Supermarket (California, Nevada) - Chinese Vietnamese American chain
  • Super 88 Market (Boston area) – Asian American
  • Super G Mart (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • Uwajimaya (Seattle, Washington, Oregon)

Hispanic/Latino[edit]

  • Arteagas Food Center (10+ stores in Northern California)
  • Avanza Supermarket (Denver)
  • Baja Ranch Supermarket (formerly King Ranch Markets) - Hispanic chain in southern California
  • Bestway Supermarket (Maryland, Virginia)
  • Big Saver Foods (16 stores in Los Angeles area)
  • Bravo (Northeast and 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 stores were kept by Grocers Supply (Fiesta Mart) or turned into Fiestas
  • 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
  • Fiesta Mart – Mexican-American, primarily in Texas
  • Food Bazaar Supermarkets (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York)
  • Food City (Arizona) – Hispanic; owned by Bashas
  • Foodarama (Texas area)
  • Fresh World International Supermarket (Northern Virginia)
  • Freshco (Central Florida area)
  • González Northgate – Hispanic supermarket in the Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange County areas of California
  • Ideal Market - Latin Market; Mexican and Central American chain located in the New Orleans metro area
  • Ideal Market - 3 stores in Pennsylvania
  • Jalisco Supermarket - Hispanic chain in Louisiana (4 stores)
  • K.V. Mart (Los Angeles area - operates as Top Valu and Buy Low Markets)
  • Latino Express Grocery - Hispanic chain in New Orleans area (3 stores)
  • Mariana's (Las Vegas area)
  • Megamart (DC area)
  • Mi Pueblo Food Center (Northern California/Bay Area)
  • Mi Tienda - Hispanic supermarket division of HEB Stores (one store in Houston, Texas)
  • La Michoacana Meat Market (Texas) - Hispanic supermarket founded in Houston in 1986, with now over 130 stores in Texas and neighboring states
  • Numero Uno Market - Hispanic chain (10 stores in Los Angeles area)
  • La Placita - Hispanic chain in New Orleans area (4 stores)
  • 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 – 11 stores (California, Nevada, Colorado)
  • Rancho Markets (Utah)
  • El Rio Grande Latin Market (Texas)
  • Rio Ranch Markets – operates 8 Hispanic supermarkets in 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)
  • Super Market Mexico – online purveyor of Mexican foods
  • Superior Super Warehouse – Hispanic warehouse supermarket with 28 stores in southern California
  • Supermercado El Rancho – Hispanic supermarket chain in Texas
  • Supersaver Foods – Hispanic-geared; operated by Albertsons LLC; chain now closed except for a few stores in Utah
  • 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)
  • 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 – 6 stores (New York, New Jersey)
  • Breadberry (New York)
  • Rockland Kosher (Monsey, New York)
  • Grand & Essex (New Jersey)
  • Western Kosher (LA)
  • The Market Place (Brooklyn)

Specialty and natural foods[edit]

Defunct chains[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ https://www.aholddelhaize.com/en/brands/united-states/
  3. ^ http://deadanddyingretail.blogspot.com/2011/10/current-kmart-supercenter-locations-as.html
  4. ^ http://www.thekrogerco.com/finance/documents/2010_KrogerFactBook.pdf
  5. ^ http://pressroom.target.com/pr/news/backgrounder.aspx
  6. ^ http://walmartstores.com/AboutUs/7606.aspx
  7. ^ http://media.wholefoodsmarket.com/fast-facts/
  8. ^ Fiege, Gale (2012-12-29). "Petosa's grocery in Edmonds to close after 26 years". The Herald Business Journal. Edmonds, Washington. Retrieved 2015-05-13.