Spartan Stores, Inc., (Nasdaq:SPTN) a leading regional grocery distributor and retailer, will announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 financial results after the stock market close on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. ET. 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 remain available for replay on the Company’s website for approximately ten days. 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 locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, and to our 96 corporate owned stores located in Michigan, including D&W Fresh Markets, Family Fare Supermarkets, Glen's Markets, VG's Food and Pharmacy and Valu Land.