DANVERS, Massachusetts (October 12, 2012) — Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. has expanded it Scan Based Trading (SBT) program with The Nexxus Group. The expansion includes all Roundy’s banners — Pick ‘n Save, Metro Market, Copps Food Center and Mariano’s Fresh Market.
Roundy’s Supermarkets is one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest grocery chains. It first employed Nexxus Group SBT at 32 Rainbow Foods supermarkets in Minnesota in October 2010.
This launch brings to 159 the number of Roundy’s Supermarkets stores utilizing the Nexxus program. Almost all are based in Wisconsin — Pick ‘n Save (93), Metro Market (26), Copps Foods Center (3). Five Mariano’s Fresh Market sites are located in Illinois. Approximately 100 of Roundy’s Supermarkets have in-store pharmacies.
The history of Roundy’s Supermarkts dates back to 1872 when it was founded Milwaukee, WI as Smith, Roundy & Co. The company once operated as a major food distributor to independent grocery stores in the Midwest. Wholesale operations ceased when Roundy’s decided to focus on its growing retail businesses.
Industry veteran Robert A. Mariano has served as company President, CEO and Chairman since June 2002. The company went public in February of this year with an offering worth $163 million ($8.50 per share). It plans measured expansion in the Chicago area at the rate of four or five new stores annually for the next five years.
“We are excited about the efficiencies that our program will bring to Roundy’s Supermarkets,” says Jim Rao, Chairman and Founder of The Nexxus Group. “We look forward to working with such a growth-minded company with such a long and storied history.”
About Roundy’s Supermarkets
Roundy’s maintains headquarters in Milwaukee, WI with nearly $4.0 billion in sales and more than 18,000 employees. Founded in Milwaukee in 1872, Roundy’s operates 159 retail grocery stores under multiple banners in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.
For more information, please visit http://www.roundys.com
About The Nexxus Group
Established in 2003, The Nexxus Group provides the industry’s leading full-service Scan Based Trading (SBT) solution and is a trusted business solutions and services partner at more than 50,000 locations for 90 retailers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The Nexxus Group delivers an innovative and cost effective SBT solution to both retailers and suppliers by providing data exchange, sales and margin reporting, consolidated billing and world-class customer service. The Nexxus Group clients report more efficient and effective management of product categories while increasing sales and lowering costs in the supply chain. The Company’s customers include market leaders in the Convenience, Grocery, Mass Merchant, Discount and Specialty Retailer industries as well as National CPG Suppliers. The Nexxus Group supports retailers and manufacturing partners in categories such as Bakery, Propane, Books, DVDs, Snacks, Novelties, Magazines and Newspapers.
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