Spartan Stores Board Of Directors Approves Quarterly Dividend

Spartan Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPTN), a leading regional grocery distributor and retailer, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.09 per common share. The dividend is payable on September 17, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 3, 2013. As of July 29, 2013, there were 21,898,253 common shares outstanding.

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 390 independent grocery locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio, and to the Company's 102 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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