Nash Finch

A Minneapolis-based food wholesaler and owner and operator of supermarkets.

Business
November 20, 2013

Shareholders OK sale of Nash Finch, not payouts

They voted against paying severance to execs, including CEO Alec Covington, but on that the vote was nonbinding.
Business
November 17, 2013
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Schafer: Nash Finch deal brings big payout for the CEO

Alec Covington didn't get a sweet financial package from his board on his way out the door. He got one on his way in.
Business
October 18, 2013

Nash Finch courtship with Spartan Stores started two years ago, SEC papers say

Spartan's takeover of Nash Finch earlier this year began with a call two years ago. At that time, Nash FInch wanted to buy Spartan.
Business
October 4, 2013
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Four top Nash Finch executives will depart after Spartan Stores buyout

The executives -- including CEO Alec Covington -- are being terminated pursuant to their "change of control" agreements with Nash Finch, meaning they won't walk away empty-handed.
Executive Compensation Report
July 29, 2013

Minnesota CEO pay: Lots of options

Minnesota's top CEOs cashed in far more stock options in 2012 than they did the year before, boosting median total pay 2.6 percent.
Business
July 26, 2013
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Nash Finch says Spartan deal will cut firms' risks

Second-quarter earnings fell from the effect of new military contracts and accident-related insurance claims.
Business
July 23, 2013

Schafer: Nash Finch deal reflects a shrinking industry

A short history of Nash Finch Co. published to mark the company’s 125th year in business three years ago is mostly a story about acquisitions.…
Nash Finch
July 23, 2013
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Nash Finch to be sold to Spartan Stores in $1.3B deal

It's unclear how many jobs with the longtime grocery distributor will remain in the Twin Cities.
Business
July 22, 2013

April 26: Nash Finch reports 62 percent decline in earnings

Grocery wholesaler Nash Finch Co. on Thursday reported a 62 percent decline in quarterly earnings over a year ago, pinched by thinner profits in its…
South Metro
April 16, 2013
The Family Fresh Market, which just opened in Farmington Minn., is a p...

With market makeover, Farmington hopes to keep business at home

Farmington officials hope a new full-service grocery store brings shoppers back to the city's trade area.
Business
April 16, 2013

Military sales help Nash Finch beat expectations

Nash Finch Co. posted a slight decrease in profits Thursday but still blew through analysts' earnings expectations, led by its surging grocery supply business to military bases.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch hit by lower sales to grocers and military

Earnings, off by one-third, missed analysts' estimates for Edina-based food distributor.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch to buy Nebraska grocery chain Bag 'N Save

Edina-based Nash Finch Co. said Monday that it has agreed to buy Omaha supermarket chain Bag 'N Save, increasing its retail grocery store portfolio by about 25 percent.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch shares sag after write-down

The results beat Wall Street expectations on a day of weakness for grocery stocks.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch agrees to settle sex discrimination case for $188,500

Edina-based Nash Finch Co. has agreed to pay $188,500 in back wages and interest to 84 women who were rejected for entry-level positions at its Lumberton, N.C., distribution center, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch to buy 18 grocery stores, 12 in Omaha market

Nash Finch Co. is known mostly as a food wholesaler, but it's opted to make a big splash in the Omaha retail grocery market.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch names new COO

Food wholesaler Nash Finch Co. of Edina said Thursday that it has selected a former 7-Eleven executive to be its chief operating officer.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch earnings clear Wall Street expectations

Nash Finch Co. saw a solid increase in earnings during its third quarter, anchored by its recent acquisition of two Nebraska grocery chains.
Business
April 16, 2013

Nash Finch posts quarterly loss on write-downs

The Edina-based food distributor's adjusted earnings per share declined 50 percent from a year earlier.