Having guided United’s e-commerce business as it skyrocketed by 400% over just the past month, Farr started his career at United in 2005 as a checker and went on to become grocery manager and service manager at two different stores before taking on the role of assistant store director at a location in Plano, Texas. In 2016, Chris rolled out United’s e-commerce program.
“Chris began his career in retail and has played a pivotal role in the launch and success of e-commerce in our company,” said Hopper. “He is ready for this next step.”
A self-distributing company, United operates 94 stores under five unique banners in Texas and New Mexico: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons, No. 8 on The PG 100, Progressive Grocer's 2020 list of the top food retailers in North America.