SpartanNash to Commemorate Veterans Day Companywide

11 Percent Discount for Veterans and Flag Retiring for Customers at All
Retail Stores

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpartanNash will honor veterans and active duty military this Veterans
Day (Nov. 11) in its 164 corporate-owned retail stores in 10 states,
offering an 11 percent discount on all eligible products, holding
special flag and tribute ceremonies and kicking off an American flag
retirement program.

SpartanNash will also recognize its more than 930 associates who are
veterans during special ceremonies companywide.

“SpartanNash proudly employs over 900 military veterans and family
members,” notes Ed Brunot, EVP and President of SpartanNash’s MDV
military operations. “As the nation’s leading distributor serving U.S.
military commissaries and exchanges in the world, we are deeply
committed to serving our military heroes and their families both at home
and abroad.”

SpartanNash is committed to hiring veterans, reserves, guardsmen and
their families, partnering with national and government organizations
and initiatives. SpartanNash received the Patriot Award in 2014 from
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for its continued support of
its associates who are deployed while working for the company.

11 Percent Discount at Stores

An 11 percent discount will be offered to all active, reserve, and
retired military personnel who present their military ID on Nov. 11,
2015, at all participating stores:

Stores with flag poles will hold flag raising ceremonies at 11 am on
Nov. 11, with local veterans’ groups or Boy Scout troops leading them.
All stores will hold a moment of silence at 11 am and will offer coffee
and treats between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Stores will also display
posters thanking associates who are veterans.

Also starting on Veterans Day, customers can bring in their old American
flags to any SpartanNash store to be retired.

Companywide Recognition

SpartanNash associates at all service and distribution centers will hold
flag raising ceremonies and observe a moment of silence for those who
lost their lives defending our freedoms. Veteran associates will be
recognized on posters around these centers. Service and distribution
centers will also begin collecting associates’ old American flags for

Donation to Honor and Remember

To honor its veteran associates, SpartanNash is making a $5,000 donation
to Honor and Remember. The SpartanNash fleet of 1,800 trailers, which
travel fifty three million miles a year through 46 states, will soon
display the Honor and Remember flag.

About SpartanNash

SpartanNash (SPTN) is a Fortune 400 company and the largest food
distributor serving U.S. military commissaries and exchanges in the
world, in terms of revenue. The Company’s core businesses include
distributing food to military commissaries and exchanges and independent
and corporate-owned retail stores located in 46 states and the District
of Columbia, Europe, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Bahrain and Egypt. SpartanNash
currently operates 164 supermarkets, primarily under the banners of
Family Fare Supermarkets, Family Fresh Markets, D&W Fresh Markets, and


Meredith Gremel, Vice President, Corporate Affairs &