Displaying items tagged: SpartanNash Co

Sunday, 26 February 2017 19:30

SpartanNash to pilot e-commerce service, unveil ‘click-and-collect’ at 25 stores by year end

Grocery retailer and distributor SpartanNash Co. plans to unveil a new e-commerce service that will allow customers to order products online and pick them up at a store.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 22 January 2017 11:10

Cycling for a cure? Gran Fondo supports promising MSU research on melanoma

The 2,000-plus cyclers who will pedal through West Michigan this June for the Gran Fondo event will do more than just get in a day’s ride. 

Published in Health Care
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 13:57

SpartanNash completes acquisition of Indiana food distributor

A recently completed acquisition could help SpartanNash Co. (NASDAQ: SPTN) expand its presence in the food distribution space

Published in Breaking News

Monday, 05 December 2016 15:15

Human Rights Campaign lists 5 West Michigan firms as top LGBT-inclusive workplaces

Five West Michigan companies rank among the top performing organizations in the nation for providing an inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 13 November 2016 14:03

MiBiz Growth Report: Nov. 14, 2016

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Nov. 14, 2016: 

• M&A: Byron Center-based SpartanNash Co. (Nasdaq: SPTN) signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Caito Foods Service Inc. and its Blue Ribbon Transport business for about $217.5 million in cash, according to a statement. The deal includes an earn-out potential of an additional $12.4 million if the business hits performance targets. SpartanNash, which expects the transaction to be accretive to 2017 earnings, will fund the deal with proceeds from its lending facility. Subject to regulatory and other approvals, the deal is anticipated to close in early January 2017. The combined Caito and Blue Ribbon Transport businesses generate annual revenues exceeding $600 million. Caito supplies fresh fruit and vegetables to groceries and distributors in 22 states in the Southeast, Midwest and Eastern regions of the country. The company has facilities in Indiana, Ohio and Florida. SpartanNash was advised on the deal by Deutsche Bank (financial) and Morgan Lewis (legal).

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 04 November 2016 09:55

SpartanNash to acquire Indiana food distribution and processing firm for $217.5 million

SpartanNash Co. is expanding its capacity in produce distribution and fresh-prepared foods with the acquisition of an Indianapolis firm.

Published in Breaking News

Monday, 29 August 2016 09:22

SpartanNash names Staples as president

Food distributor and retailer SpartanNash Co. has promoted COO Dave Staples to the role of president and COO.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 26 August 2016 11:15

SpartanNash exec promoted to Chief Accounting Officer

At the company’s quarterly board of directors meeting, long-time executive Tammy Hurley was named the chief accounting officer for the West Michigan-based food distribution and retailing company, according to a statement. She has been in her former role since 2015.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 19 August 2016 09:07

SpartanNash eyes acquisitions as it looks for new growth areas

Grocery retailer and distributor SpartanNash Co. appears to be ready to go on the hunt for more acquisitions.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 26 June 2016 12:09

Post-Brexit, West Michigan public company stocks take a beating

Stock prices of West Michigan’s publicly traded companies tumbled on Friday as Wall Street succumbed to the uncertainty caused by the U.K.’s decision to exit the European Union.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 26 June 2016 10:51

Crowdsourced Analytics: Technologies help retailers gain consumer insight for better beer inventory management

GRAND RAPIDS — SpartanNash Co. has to overcome a key hurdle in attracting craft beer shoppers to the retailer’s high-end D&W Fresh Market Breton Village store. 

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Friday, 27 May 2016 12:33

SpartanNash sees growth potential in M&A, new distribution work with Amazon

Despite a first quarter revenue decline, executives at grocery retailer and food distributor SpartanNash Co. say they’re hungry for new business opportunities and possibly acquisitions.

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 03 April 2016 15:39

Kalamazoo healthy snack food startup raises $500K for expansion, R&D

KALAMAZOO — Ernie Pang’s goal to produce healthier snack foods didn’t quite pan out at first.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Thursday, 03 March 2016 09:23

Veteran SpartanNash exec to retire from board of directors

Longtime Spartan Stores executive Craig Sturken plans to retire as chair of the SpartanNash Co. board of directors.

Published in Breaking News
Monday, 25 January 2016 17:33

SpartanNash accepting customer donations toward cases of water for Flint residents

Byron Center-based SpartanNash Co. (Nasdaq: SPTN) will ask customers to donate $2.99 at the cash registers of all 91 of its Michigan stores to help bring water to residents in Flint.

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Tuesday, 05 January 2016 16:30

SpartanNash to be primary wholesaler for western Wisconsin grocery chain

Byron Center-based SpartanNash Co. (Nasdaq: SPTN) announced today it will become the primary wholesaler for western Wisconsin grocery chain Gordy’s Market.

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