SUPERVALU Named Progressive Grocer's 2015 Wholesaler of the Year
SUPERVALU's Independent Business division was recognized at the 2015 National Grocers’ Association show in February. Progressive Grocer’s cover story highlights SUPERVALU's many accomplishments over the past year.
The article cites SUPERVALU's value, expertise, private brand portfolio, professional consulting and customized services as factors helping our retail customers and suppliers gain an edge in the marketplace.
Read the story here.
SUPERVALU is a leader in wholesale and distribution, serving approximately 1,900 independently owned and operated stores. The company provides a wide array of services to its Independent Business retailers, which effectively leverages SUPERVALU's scale and expertise across its entire network.
Setting the Standard
The independent retail grocer is the cornerstone of SUPERVALU's industry-leading distribution business, which serves a broad range of entrepreneurs ranging from single neighborhood stores to small and large, regional multi-store locations. Each of these independent retailers is focused on the needs of their respective communities and creates a shopping environment that is reflective of - and responsive to - their local neighborhoods.
Working for Your Success
Many independent grocers look to SUPERVALU for more than distribution support. SUPERVALU has a dedicated support team focusing on sales and gross-profit enhancing merchandising and marketing programs, which help to ensure the success of the stores we supply. To best serve the needs of these customers, SUPERVALU offers a full suite of retail support services that include consumer research, data analysis and market development, merchandising and marketing support, private brand programs, leading technology and facility operations services.
Responsive and Innovative
As the market changes, today's consumers expect more from their local grocery store. As a result, independent retailers expect more from SUPERVALU. The Independent Business platform is an easy, collaborative way for independent retailers and SUPERVALU to find solutions that provide real results. SUPERVALU’s expertise, flexibility and commitment make the difference in today's evolving shopping experience.