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Supervalu to lay off 200 in Minnesota, 800 overall

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Most of the Minnesota layoffs will occur at Supervalu’s corporate offices in Eden Prairie, although there will also be layoffs at Supervalu’s distribution centers, and roughly 20 people will be laid off at its Cub Foods regional offices, said Mike Siemienas, a Supervalu spokesman. Continue Reading

Supervalu 1Q earnings top estimates with cost-cutting

July 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – Supervalu Inc.’s first-quarter net income rose 10 percent on cost-cutting, evidence that the grocery chain’s turnaround plan appears to be bearing fruit. Continue Reading

Gangs of professionals transform the business of shoplifting

April 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Gangs of professional shoplifters, organized into theft rings, have become a growing menace for U.S. retailers. Roaming from store to store, they steal large quantities of easy-to-sell items such as baby formula, razor blades, video games or batteries. Continue Reading

Supervalu 4Q net income slips on softer sales

April 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – Grocer Supervalu Inc.’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income dipped 2 percent, partly weighed down by softer sales and store closings. Continue Reading

Grocer Supervalu reports 2nd-quarter loss

October 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune

PORTLAND, Ore. – Supervalu Inc. says the weak economy has hindered its turnaround efforts and that, along with a drop in the company’s stock value, pushed the national grocery store operator to a second-quarter loss. Continue Reading

One month left to win free groceries for a year

October 17, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

With less than a month left to enter, thousands of Minnesota consumers have learned that a chance to win free groceries for a year is just a mouse click away. A Glenwood dairy farmer is featured in the promotion.
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