TITLE

KENTUCKY pioneers

AUTHOR(S)
McTaggart, Jenny
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;1/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights privately-held independent regional retailer K-VA-T Food Stores Inc. Steve C. Smith, president and CEO, seems to have hit his stride. In his 27 years with the company that was started by his father, Jack Smith, he's witnessed the company grow into a sophisticated chain that handily competes with some of the country's biggest retailers--even the world's biggest, Wal-Mart.
ACCESSION #
23782512

 

Related Articles

  • Key Facts.  // K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis;August 2004, p4 

    Presents key facts about K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., which is a privately owned chain of supermarkets, primarily providing grocery retail services in the U.S. Address and contact information; Revenues and financial year end data; Number of employees; SIC and NAICS codes.

  • Super Dollar on Growth Track. Angrisani, Carol // SN: Supermarket News;6/29/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 26, p47 

    The article reports that K-VA-T Food Stores Inc. is adding to its 11-unit limited-assortment format with a new store Super Dollar Discount Foods slated to open in September 2009 in Lynchburg, Virginia. Steven Smith, K-VA-T's president and chief executive officer (CEO), said that they are...

  • Weak Economy Creates Hiring Opportunities. Zwiebach, Elliot; Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News;5/4/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 18, p1 

    The article offers recent developments related to business expansion during economic slowdown. As per Ric Jurgens, chief executive officer (CEO) at Hy-Vee, his company is proactive in its hiring practices. Steve Smith, CEO at K-VA-T Food Stores says, he has hired former managers of casual-dining...

  • Food City Continues Produce Manager Award Winning Streak. HARPER, ROSEANNE // SN: Supermarket News;5/2/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 18, p25 

    The article reports on the nomination of two executives of K-VA-T Food Stores Inc.'s Food City Ron Potter and Shannon Adkins for the United Fresh Produce Association's Retail Manager Awards.

  • Tear it down, build up. Fleenor, D. Gail // Progressive Grocer;Jul2008, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p40 

    The article offers information on the replacement building of Food City supermarket, owned by parent company K-VA-T on Eastman Road in Kingsport, Tennessee. While the store now on the site is new, its primary focus is the same as the old which is the community that surrounds it, says Ed Moore,...

  • K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis.  // K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis;Oct2006, p1 

    A company profile of K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., a private company, operating a chain of Food City and Super Dollar Discount Foods grocery stores in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee, is presented. An overview of the company is given, along with key facts including contact information, number of...

  • K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis.  // K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis;August 2004, p1 

    Presents an overview of K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., which is a privately owned chain of supermarkets, primarily providing grocery retail services in the U.S. Company overview, including revenues generated in fiscal year 2003, services provided, and principal businesses; Key facts, including contact...

  • K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis.  // K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis;Oct2005, p1 

    Presents an overview of K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., a privately owned chain of supermarkets, primarily providing grocery retail services in the U.S. Company overview, including revenues generated in fiscal year 2003, services provided, and principal businesses; Key facts, including contact...

  • Company Overview.  // K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc. SWOT Analysis;Oct2005, p4 

    Presents an overview of K-VA-T Food Stores Inc., a privately owned chain of supermarkets, primarily providing grocery retail services in the U.S. Revenues generated in fiscal year 2003; Principal business offered, including grocery retail services in the U.S.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics