City Market is a supermarket chain of The Kroger Co. This supermarket chain is located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, providing retail services to people in and around Grand Junction in Colorado, United States.
City Market was founded in 1924 by the four brothers of the Prinster family, Paul, Frank, Leo and Clarence. The first store was opened in Grand Junction, Colorado. Frank Prinster, Jr. served as the President of City Market from 1961 to 1978.
From 1978 to 1987, Joseph.C.Prinster served as the President of the supermarket chain. Brother Leo.T. Prinster also served as President of City Market from 1987 to 1990. Tony Prinster, the son of former President Frank Prinster, Jr., was the last one from the Prinster family to hold the position. He served from 1990 to 2001. On Feb 4, 2001, Phillis Norris took over the presidency from Tony Prinster. She was the first person outside the Prinster family to hold the position.
In 1969, Dillon Companies bought the supermarket chain. But in 1983, Dillon Companies merged with The Kroger Co. and City Market became a part of the Kroger family of supermarkets.
Company headquarters: P O Box 729, Grand Junction, CO 81502-0729, United States
Ownership: Private subsidiary
Number of stores: 38
Annual revenue: $462,000,000
Geography: Western and Central Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico.
Demography: Organic and green shoppers, value shoppers
Special services: Pharmacy, Specialty grocery, i-Wireless services and personal finance.
City Market is a banner of The Kroger Co.
Private Selection – The main products are quality artisan bread, Angus beef and two bite brownies.
Private Selection Organics – This brand includes organic salads and organic chicken, which contains no added preservatives or antibiotics.
Naturally preferred – This brand includes frozen fruits like blueberries, raspberries and strawberries, men’s and women’s multivitamins, Healthy O’s multigrain cereal and peeled mini carrots.
Kroger Brands – The main products are Cheddar cheese, cookies n cream ice cream and Asian noodle meals.
Active Lifestyle – The Active Lifestyle products are smoothies, no-fat and light yogurt, fat-free milk and bread.
Comforts – This brand includes lotions, diapers and wipes for newborns, infants and toddlers.
Value Brand – The Value brand offers products like Coffee and dishwashing liquid.
Mirra – The Mirra brand of the supermarkets have beauty care products like skin care products, shampoos, conditioners, and make up brushes. They also have foaming bath, body lotion, and body wash body mist products in a variety of fragrances.
Fresh Selections – The Fresh Selections offer fresh salad kits, salad blends and baby salads.