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|SUPERVALU and Its Family of Stores Help Make It Easier to Have a Joyful Holiday|
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The holidays typically mean parties, shopping, good food and quality time spent with family and friends. For many, they also mean hectic schedules, extra meal planning, entertaining and kids home on vacation, all of which translate to more work for those in charge of making the holidays happen. That's why SUPERVALU(R) (NYSE: SVU) and its nationwide family of grocery stores, including Acme(R), Albertsons(R), Cub Foods(R), Farm Fresh(R), Hornbacher's(R), Jewel-Osco(R), Shaw's/Star Market(TM), Shop 'n Save(R) and Shoppers Food & Pharmacy(R), have cooked up an array of tools, tips and savings -- both in-store and online -- to make it easier for customers, and their families, to have a joyful holiday season.
For shoppers looking to save money, wow their guests, give back to the community and still have time to enjoy the season, SUPERVALU has solutions for everyday meals, as well as the big occasions. Specific programs and offerings vary by store but may include:
"SUPERVALU recognizes that the holidays are a special time of joy and celebration, a chance to have fun and reconnect with loved ones," said Julie Dexter Berg, SUPERVALU's chief marketing officer. "In honor of the season, we created a number of new programs and offers to enhance our customers' experience and add a little holiday cheer. In addition, whether they are looking for inspiration for the main holiday meal or need some simple, everyday meal ideas to delight family and friends during the hectic holiday season, we've got tools and solutions for them."
Other holiday in-store events and promotions may include:
Expanding stores' presence online
This year, SUPERVALU has expanded its online holiday presence. Information about promotions, events, special offers and coupons can be found on store websites and Facebook pages, and are accessible by on-the-go customers via mobile phone.
Not all offers or events are available in every store location. Customers should check stores in their area for participation.
About SUPERVALU INC.
SUPERVALU INC. is one of the largest companies in the U.S. grocery channel with estimated annual sales of $38 billion. SUPERVALU serves customers across the United States through a network of approximately 4,280 stores composed of approximately 1,160 traditional retail stores, including 813 in-store pharmacies; 1,210 hard-discount stores, of which 876 are operated by licensee owners; and 1,910 independent stores serviced primarily by the company's traditional food distribution business. SUPERVALU has approximately 150,000 employees. For more information about SUPERVALU visit www.supervalu.com.