Albertsons Companies, Inc. operates as a food and drug retailer. The Company offers prescriptions, immunizations, health kiosks, diabetes and pet medications, health screenings, wellness products, and medicines for various health conditions. Albertsons Companies serves customers in the United States.
Albertsons Companies is one of the biggest supermarket retailers in the US with more than 2,300 stores in some 35 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to traditional grocery items, many of the stores offer pharmacies and coffee shops and nearly 400 include adjacent gas stations. The company operates under some 20 banners, including Albertsons, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s/Star Market, Safeway, Acme, and United. Albertsons Companies, which traces its roots to 1939, has grown through acquisitions. It is owned by Cerberus Capital Management.
Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons Companies operates stores in about three dozen US states, primarily in the Western, Southern, Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic parts of the country. California is the company’s largest market, with some 600 stores; other large markets include Washington, Texas, and Illinois.
In addition to Idaho, Albertsons Companies has corporate offices in Pleasanton, California, and Phoenix. It also has about 20 manufacturing plants and nearly 30 distribution centers across the US.