Save Mart supermarkets to close its pharmacies next week

By Evan Haddad Source: Reno Gazette Journal A supermarket chain with five stores in Reno-Sparks will be shutting down its pharmacies next week. Save Mart Supermarkets, a grocery chain that was acquired in March by Los Angeles-based private equity firm Kingswood Capital Management LP, has announced the shuttering of all its pharmacies [...]

2022-08-13T17:21:41+00:00August 12th, 2022|Tags: , |

Goodbye, little robots. Why Save Mart’s Modesto grocery delivery program ended abruptly

By Marijke Rowland Source: The Modesto Bee The little white robots that had become part of Modesto’s landscape as they rolled around town delivering groceries are no more. Save Mart Supermarkets officials have confirmed their autonomous, touchless delivery fleet has been grounded by their San Francisco-based partner, Starship Technologies. Read the [...]

2022-06-29T23:12:34+00:00June 29th, 2022|Tags: , , |

UFCW 8-Golden State ratifies contracts with Save Mart Cos., Albertsons Cos.

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News United Food and Commercial Workers Local 8-Golden State has ratified new labor agreements for grocery workers at Safeway, Vons, Save Mart, Lucky and Food Maxx supermarkets in Northern and Central California. UFCW 8GS said the three-year contracts with Albertsons Cos. (Safeway and Vons) and [...]

2022-05-06T23:50:13+00:00May 6th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

Save Mart Cos., Union Reach Tentative Labor Agreements

By Bridget Goldschmidt Source: Progressive Grocer Following extensive bargaining sessions, UFCW 8-Golden State has arrived at tentative contract agreements covering its membership at Save Mart Cos. locations throughout Southern, Central and Northern California. The new agreements cover 8,000 members working at all unionized Save Mart banners in UFCW 8-Golden State’s [...]

2022-04-22T19:41:31+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Tags: , , |

Shane Sampson sees ‘great opportunity’ at Save Mart

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The Save Mart Companies announced Shane Sampson as executive chairman. Sampson brings four decades of retail grocery experience to Modesto, Calif.-based Save Mart, including various executive positions at Albertsons, Sam’s Club, Ahold USA, Shaw’s/Star Market and Jewel-Osco. Most recently, he served as chief merchandising [...]

2022-04-11T14:43:08+00:00April 11th, 2022|Tags: , |

California grocery store chain with Sacramento locations sold to private equity firm

By Marijke Rowland Source: The Sacramento Bee Modesto-born Save Mart Supermarkets has been bought by a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, ending 70 years of Central Valley ownership of the popular grocery chain. The Save Mart Cos. — which includes Save Mart, Lucky California, and FoodMaxx grocery stores — was [...]

2022-03-29T20:57:39+00:00March 29th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Save Mart expands rollout of grocery delivery robots

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News The Save Mart Cos. has kicked off robot-powered online grocery delivery at its flagship Lucky California store in Pleasanton using autonomous vehicles from Starship Technologies. Save Mart said Wednesday that the program makes the Pleasanton Lucky California the first San Francisco Bay Area supermarket [...]

2022-02-17T00:45:12+00:00February 17th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Save Mart Initiates Robot Grocery Delivery

The Save Mart Cos. has partnered with Starship Technologies to launch an on-demand grocery robot delivery service at the supermarket operator’s flagship store in Modesto, CA . The robots, motorized carts each capable of carrying up to 20 pounds of groceries or the equivalent of about three shopping bags, can travel [...]

2021-02-18T18:19:36+00:00February 18th, 2021|Tags: , |
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