Save-A-Lot Expands in Midwest

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Save-A-Lot Expands in Midwest


Save-A-Lot stores in Columbus, Ohio, and Wabash, Ind., will open tomorrow.

St. Louis-based Save-A-Lot will open a new store at 2200 Mock Road in Columbus. It’s the seventh store in the city for the Supervalu-owned hard discount chain. The Minneapolis-based Supervalu plans to add 40 Save-A-Lot locations in fiscal year 2013.

In related news, T.W.F. Holding Co. Inc. will bow a new Save-A-Lot store in Wabash, Ind. Located at 950 Cass Street, the store will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8 a.m.

The Wabash Save-A-Lot store will be run by a team of people including Jeff Sturges, president of T.W.F. Holding; Tim Holt, operations manager; Tony Nern, perishable director; Wendy Dawson, business administrator; Jason Pence, store manager; Samantha Carpenter, first assistant; Joshua Coon, second assistant and Billy Flanagan, meat manager.

Each Save-A-Lot store, which averages about 15,000 square feet, carries 1,200 to 1,500 of everyday grocery essentials, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy products, bakery goods, shelf-ready and frozen foods, household goods, pet food, baby, and health and beauty care products. Its private-label brands include Save-A-Lot Today, Coburn Farms and Tipton Grove.

Save-A-Lot operates more than 1,300 stores in 39 states from Maine to California.