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March 21, 2011

Stater Bros. has entered an agreement to purchase two stores from Albertsons in Lake Elsinore and Hesperia, Calif.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. has entered an agreement to purchase two stores from Albertsons in Lake Elsinore and Hesperia, Calif.

Stater Bros. said it expects to take possession of the locations from Albertsons, a Supervalu subsidiary, in mid-May. The California-based supermarket chain also said that the stores would receive several upgrades, including wider aisles; expanded and new full-service departments; and energy-efficient refrigeration, skylights and recycling centers.

March 2, 2011

Stater Bros. chairman and CEO Jack Brown has joined the likes of Bob Hope, Will Rogers and Ronald Reagan as a recipient of the prestigious Patriot Award, the company announced.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. chairman and CEO Jack Brown has joined the likes of Bob Hope, Will Rogers and Ronald Reagan as a recipient of the prestigious Patriot Award, the company announced.

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society presented Brown with the award on Feb. 26 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., where 45 Medal of Honor recipients and other notable guests were gathered, the company reported.

February 9, 2011

Customers facing economic challenges caused a decline in Stater Bros.' first-quarter sales, the Southern California supermarket chain said Wednesday.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Customers facing economic challenges caused a decline in Stater Bros.' first-quarter sales, the Southern California supermarket chain said Wednesday.

For the quarter ended Dec. 26, Stater Bros. experienced a 2.3% decline in supermarket sales, as did same-store sales — which dropped to $21.3 million — for the period. The chain said that its customers "continue to face tough economic challenges as our economy continues to have a negative effect on their family budgets."

February 1, 2011

A regional supermarket chain is celebrating 75 years of service.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A regional supermarket chain is celebrating 75 years of service.

Stater Bros. on Monday marked its diamond anniversary and announced that the chain will celebrate with various celebratory events and promotions, including teaming up with its supplier community and offering savings on items in its stores throughout the year.

January 25, 2011

Stater Bros. is helping customers find which vitamin supplements are best for them.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. is helping customers find which vitamin supplements are best for them.

Stater Bros. said that customers who fill out a free, five-minute personal health survey on its website or with one of its in-store pharmacists are provided with recommendations based on their lifestyles and needs, thanks to the retailer's partnership with Top Care, a vitamins and supplements brand.

December 29, 2010

Stater Bros. Markets, which operates 167 supermarkets in southern California, has named Mike Slaton VP real estate.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. Markets, which operates 167 supermarkets in southern California, has named Mike Slaton VP real estate. Previously, Slaton was senior director of real estate, a position that will be eliminated. Slaton reports to Jim Lee, president and COO. 

Slaton, who has more than 27 years of real estate experience, joined Stater Bros. in 1981 as a courtesy clerk at the company’s North Redlands store, and in 1984 moved to the company's headquarters as a real estate analyst. 

December 16, 2010

Stater Bros. on Wednesday disclosed a more than 4% decrease in sales for fiscal year 2010.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Stater Bros. on Wednesday disclosed a more than 4% decrease in sales for fiscal year 2010.

The California supermarket chain said sales for the fiscal year ended Sept. 26 were $3.61 billion, down from $3.77 billion in fiscal year 2009. Sales for the fourth quarter also experienced a decline, dropping to $897.4 million, down 3.15% over the year-ago period.

December 15, 2010

The charitable arm of California supermarket chain Stater Bros. marked its sixth year donating to the local United States Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — The charitable arm of California supermarket chain Stater Bros. marked its sixth year donating to the local United States Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program.

Stater Bros.' customers supported the Toys for Tots program every time they purchased a Stater Bros.-branded product, the retailer said. The purchases generated a total of $24,160, which Stater Bros. Charities presented to representatives from the Toys for Tots program last Friday.

December 3, 2010

A regional supermarket chain's green efforts have paid off.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A regional supermarket chain's green efforts have paid off.

One year from when Stater Bros. introduced its "Green Waste" composting program, which turns organic waste into compost that is sold to area farmers, the retailer was named the 2010 Waste Reduction Awards Program winner by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.

November 24, 2010

A regional supermarket chain is extending its charitable holiday campaign to help feed more than 165,000 people in need this Thanksgiving.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A regional supermarket chain is extending its charitable holiday campaign to help feed more than 165,000 people in need this Thanksgiving.

November 11, 2010

A Southern California-based supermarket chain is assisting with hunger relief throughout November and December....

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. A Southern California-based supermarket chain is assisting with hunger relief throughout November and December.

Stater Bros., in conjunction with its charitable arm, Stater Bros. Charities, will host its Harvesting Hope campaign. The retailer said it is collecting nonperishable food items for struggling families and accepting additional cash donations in all 167 Stater Bros. stores. The stores also are offering customers the opportunity to purchase $10 Harvesting Hope scannable donation cards.

October 31, 2010

Supermarket chain Stater Bros. will mark National Diabetes Awareness Month by offering free diabetes drugs...

October 19, 2010

Stater Bros. Markets is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday for its new store in...

September 26, 2010

Supermarket chain Stater Bros. is marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by giving...

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif, Supermarket chain Stater Bros. is marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by giving away a drug used to treat the disease.

 

The chain announced Monday that it would provide 30-day supplies of the drug tamoxifen for free to patients with valid prescriptions at all of its 28 stores.

 

 

August 24, 2010

Stater Bros. announced that it will provide flu vaccination clinics in partnership with Mollen Immunization...

August 10, 2010

A regional supermarket chain experienced declines across the board during its third quarter ended June 27....

June 15, 2010

Stater Bros. is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for three weeks in June...

May 11, 2010

A Southern California-based supermarket chain posted a near 5% decline in its net sales for...

May 2, 2010

A Southern California supermarket chain is offering free prenatal vitamins to expectant mothers this month....

March 4, 2010

A retailer based in Southern California said its offering of free 14-day supplies of selected...

February 9, 2010

Regional supermarket chain Stater Bros. reported relatively flat first-quarter sales for fiscal 2010, the company...