Spartan Stores, Inc., (Nasdaq:SPTN) a leading regional grocery distributor and retailer, will announce its second quarter fiscal 2012 financial results after the stock market close on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, October 20, 2011. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet hosted at Spartan Stores’ website at www.spartanstores.com under the “For Investors” section and will be archived online through November 3, 2011. About Spartan Stores Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Spartan Stores, Inc., (Nasdaq:SPTN) is the nation’s eleventh largest grocery distributor with 1.4 million square feet of warehouse, distribution, and office space located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Company distributes more than 40,000 corporate and national brand products to approximately 375 independent grocer locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, and to our 97 corporate owned stores located in Michigan, including D&W Fresh Markets, Family Fare Supermarkets, Glen’s Markets and VG’s Food and Pharmacy.