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Houchens Industries

Houchens Industries' annual sales, number of corporate stores, top executive, headquarters city and website, as reported in SN's 2011 Top 75, plus links to other Houchens Industries stories.

Data: North America

  • Location: Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Top Executive: Jimmie Gipson, chairman and CEO
  • Corporate Stores: 475
  • Sales in $ Billions: 2.7 est.
  • Date FY Ended: 10/2/10
  • Footnotes: Houchens operates 153 conventional supermarkets under several banners — Houchens Markets, Buehler Foods, White’s Fresh Foods, Everyday IGA, Food Giant, Piggly Wiggly and Mad Butcher; 239 Save-A-Lot stores; and 83 convenience stores. Volume from all retail stores accounted for approximately 75% of total corporate sales, with the balance coming from Houchens’ manufacturing, recycling and foodservice businesses.