Spartan Stores To Webcast Annual Shareholder Meeting

Spartan Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPTN), a leading regional grocery distributor and retailer, today announced that it will webcast the 2012 annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The meeting will be hosted by Spartan's Chairman, Craig Sturken, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Dennis Eidson.

To listen to the annual meeting and view the presentation, please go to Spartan Stores' corporate website at Simply click on 'For Investors' and follow the links to the live webcast. The webcast will remain available for replay on the Company's website for approximately 10 days.

About Spartan Stores

Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Spartan Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPTN) is the nation's tenth 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 private and national brand products to approximately 375 independent grocery locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, and to 97 corporate owned stores located in Michigan, including Family Fare Supermarkets, Glen's Markets, D&W Fresh Markets, VG's Food and Pharmacy, and Valu Land.

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