Spartan Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPTN), a leading regional grocery distributor and retailer, will announce its first quarter 2014 financial results after the stock market close on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results with additional comments and details on Thursday, August 1, 2013 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 “Investor Relations” 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 ninth 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 385 independent grocery locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, and to the Company’s 101 corporate owned stores located in Michigan, including Family Fare Supermarkets, Glen's Markets, D&W Fresh Markets, VG's Food and Pharmacy, Forest Hills Foods and Valu Land.