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Data: North America

  • Location: Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Top Executive: Jimmie Gipson, chairman, CEO
  • Corporate Stores: 404
  • Sales in $ Billions: 2.0 est.
  • Date FY Ended: 9/30/07


Houchens operates 140 conventional supermarkets under several banners (including Houchens, Food Giant, IGA, IGA Crossroads, Piggly Wiggly and Mad Butcher); 224 Save-A-Lot stores; and 40 convenience stores, which combine to account for approximately 70% of total corporate sales. Houchens’ other revenue sources include warehousing, construction and recycling.