June 23, 1999 |
Stater Bros. Inc. said Tuesday that it will nearly double its presence in Orange County by acquiring 14 supermarkets as Albertson's Inc. unloads 145 stores in the West to win approval of its $9.8-billion acquisition of American Stores Co. In all, 20 Albertsons, Lucky or Max Grocery stores in Orange County are changing hands. Commerce-based Certified Grocers of California will buy four stores, while Vons Cos. and Ralphs Grocery Co. will get one each. The deal will give Colton-based Stater Bros.
January 22, 1989
The Stater Brothers market chain recalled some of its house-brand ice cream because of possible exposure to ammonia from a refrigerant leak during manufacture. Staters spokesman Tom Reingrover said the half-gallon packages affected contain golden vanilla and chocolate ice cream and are marked with the code number 092289. "It's strictly a precautionary thing," he said. "We found very little product affected."
April 27, 2000 |
Nibbling tentatively at the online grocery business, Stater Bros. Markets on Wednesday announced a partnership with an Aliso Viejo home-delivery service that will allow south Orange County residents to order items from its supermarkets over the Internet. Stater Bros. plans to begin the service next month with partner Whyrunout.com, a company that has been delivering dry cleaning, processed film and other goods as well as groceries to homes. Stater Bros. will pay Whyrunout.
January 13, 2007 |
A labor agreement this week between supermarket chain Stater Bros. and unionized workers threatens the two-tier wage system at the heart of a bitter labor dispute that crippled the Southern California grocery industry three years ago. Stater and the United Food and Commercial Workers union declined to provide details of the contract, pending a vote Wednesday by 14,000 Stater employees. But people familiar with the agreement said it would end the tiered wage scale and improve health benefits.
February 6, 2001
* El Segundo-based Infonet Services Inc. reported fiscal third-quarter operating profit of $700,000, or a penny a share, compared with a loss of $24 million, or 5 cents, a year ago. Sales rose 34% to $162 million. * Colton-based supermarket operator Stater Bros. Holdings Inc. reported a 5% decrease in fiscal first-quarter profit, earning $1.8 million for the period ended Dec. 24, compared with $1.9 million a year ago. Sales rose 5% to a record $624.8 million.
February 8, 2007 |
Profit tripled at the Stater Bros. supermarket chain in the latest quarter, the Colton-based company said Wednesday. Stater Bros. Holdings Inc. said improved profit margins and declining expenses pushed its net income for its fiscal first quarter ended Dec. 24 to $9.9 million from $3.3 million. With 162 stores, Stater Bros. is the largest privately held supermarket chain in Southern California. It discloses its earnings and sales because the company has public bonds. Sales rose 4.