Industry: Grocery Stores
Fortune Rank: 47
For the 28 weeks ended 10 September 2005, SUPERVALU Inc.'s revenues rose 1% to $10.53B. Net income fell 45% to $125M. Revenues reflect an increase in turnover from Retail Food and Supply Chain Services segments. Net income was offset by the absence of a $109.2M gain on sale of WinCo Foods, Inc. and an increase in selling & administrative expenses. The Company is engaged in the business of selling food and non food products.
SUPERVALU INC. is a United States grocery company that operates through two segments: retail food and food distribution. SUPERVALU conducts its retail operations under three food store formats: extreme-value stores primarily under the retail banner Save-A-Lot; price superstores, under the regional retail banners of Cub Foods, Shop 'n Save, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy and Bigg's, and supermarkets, under the regional retail banners of Farm Fresh, Scott's and Hornbacher's. SUPERVALU also provides food distribution and related logistics support services across the United States retail grocery channel. As of February 26, 2005, the Company served as the primary grocery supplier to approximately 2,300 retail food stores in 48 states, and as a secondary supplier to approximately 700 stores. On April 1, 2004, SUPERVALU sold its minority interest in WinCo Foods, Inc. On February 7, 2005, the Company acquired Total Logistics, Inc., a national provider of integrated third-party logistics services.
Supervalu Inc achieved revenue of $44,564.00 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-2,855.00 million.
Supervalu Inc' rank improves
The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 47th compared to 51st in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $44,048 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $593 million (a change of $-595 million compared to 2009).
Another point of view
To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Supervalu Inc would be ranked 488th rather than 47th due to the fact it made a loss of $-2,855 million in 2010.
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