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Schnucks To Acquire Mahomet IGA in Mahomet, Illinois

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Schnucks To Acquire Mahomet IGA in Mahomet, Illinois

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Schnucks To Acquire Mahomet IGA in Mahomet, Illinois

Schnucks will make employment offers to store’s employees

St. Louis, March 6, 2020  – St. Louis-based Schnuck Markets, Inc. today joined with Mahomet IGA owners Brooks and Tammy Marsh to announce that Schnucks has acquired the Mahomet IGA at 202 Eastwood Drive in Mahomet, Ill. The store will remain open as Mahomet IGA through 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 29 before reopening on Wednesday, April 1 as Schnucks. The Schnucks Human Resources team will speak to the store’s 79 employees today to make employment offers. This will be the company’s fourth store in the Champaign-Urbana metropolitan area.

“Our mission is to nourish people’s lives, and we’re excited to be able to bring that philosophy to the people of Mahomet while also adding the store’s employees and their grocery experience to the Schnucks team,” said Schnucks Chairman and CEO Todd Schnuck. “Brooks and Tammy have operated this store with pride for 15 years, and we look forward to continuing to take care of the store’s longtime customers and welcoming many new ones as well.”

“As our family moves to our next chapter, we are excited to offer our friends, customers and teammates a company that shares our tradition of serving people,” said Brooks Marsh. “Schnucks offers excellence in nutritious foods and is a great fit in the growth of our dynamic village.”

Tammy Marsh added, “Our business and community have been such blessings in our lives. I look forward to what Schnucks will bring to these customers that have been like family to us.”

The Marshes will remain the owners of the 38,000-square-foot building, which will be leased to Schnucks. An 8 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony will precede the April 1 opening. 

About Schnucks
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned grocery and pharmacy retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. Schnucks operates 112 stores, serving customers in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa, and employs 13,500 teammates. According to Forbes’ 2019 rankings, Schnucks is the 155th largest privately-owned company in the United States and the 16th largest privately-owned grocer. Schnucks is committed to helping communities thrive and as a champion for reducing hunger, the company annually donates more than $16 million in food to pantries that help those in need.

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