ADVISORY, Jan. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Village Super Market, Inc. [VLGEA], which owns and operates 29 supermarkets under the ShopRite banner in New Jersey, Maryland and eastern Pennsylvania, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
To celebrate its 75th anniversary, James Sumas, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Closing Bell.
Village Super Market was founded in 1937 by brothers Nicholas and Perry Sumas and has continued to be principally owned and operated under the active management of the Sumas family. Village owes much of its success to the efforts of its 5,800 associates dedicated to "Helping Families Live Better." Village Super Market, Inc. is a member of Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the U.S.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, January 10, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
*As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i.
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About Village Super Market, Inc. [VLGEA]:
Seventy-five years ago, brothers Nicholas and Perry Sumas opened a small store in South Orange, New Jersey. Village Super Market has grown to 29 ShopRites in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland generating $1.4 billion of revenues and employing 5,800 associates dedicated to "Helping Families Live Better." ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With nearly 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout the Northeast, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $29 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA's ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $24 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award.
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