Minneapolis, SuperValu announced a long list of store openings and expansions, including:
• At Bigg’s in Cincinnati, a 76,000-sq.-ft. store will open in May in a former Thriftway property in Hyde Park.
• At Cub Foods, the largest grocery retailer in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market, the company has acquired two new sites and will open stores at those locations this summer, in the Minneapolis suburbs of Champlin and Chanhassen. The new stores will bring the Cub Foods’ Twin Cities network to 52 stores, including franchises.
• At Shop ‘n Save in Pittsburgh, the company plans to open a new store in New Stanton, Pa., in early March. The 48,000-sq.-ft. Shop ‘n Save will open as the anchor tenant in a renovated retail development. • At Shop ‘n Save in St. Louis, the company is also in an active remodeling program; seven stores in the chain were remodeled or enhanced in fiscal year 2005.
• At Farm Fresh, the company recently opened its first store in North Carolina, a 63,000-sq.-ft. store. Farm Fresh also has completed a major remodel of its Williamsburg, Va., store, expanding its footprint there to 70,000 sq. ft.