Outstanding Independents 2024 award

EnsembleIQ’s Progressive Grocer Announces Top Independent Grocers of 2024

Awards Celebrate the Innovation and Resilience of Community Food Retailers 

CHICAGO, February 20, 2024 – EnsembleIQ’s Progressive Grocer, the No. 1 grocery industry business intelligence provider, today honors its 13th class of Outstanding Independents, the nation’s most prestigious awards program celebrating the innovation and resilience of independent food retailers. 

“Consumers are seeking meaningful experiences. Independent grocers have distinguished themselves by working hard, making a difference in their communities and taking care of customers in new and unique ways,” said Bridget Goldschmidt, Managing Editor, Progressive Grocer. “Congratulations to the Class of 2024. We applaud them on their growth, resilience and customer focus.”

The 2024 class of Progressive Grocer Outstanding Independents consists of 21 independent grocers:

  • Harmons Grocery
  • Hayes Market
  • Nugget Markets
  • Oliver’s Market
  • Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly
  • PCC Community Markets
  • Rouses Markets
  • Save A Lot/Dyer Foods
  • Save A Lot/Freeman Family Enterprises
  • Save A Lot/Frenvey Inc.
  • Save A Lot/Horizon Group
  • Save A Lot/Houchens Food Group
  • Save A Lot/JCP Groceries
  • Save A Lot/McPherson Ltd.
  • Save A Lot/MVP Foods
  • Save A Lot/Saver Group
  • Save A Lot/Suzanne Schmitz
  • Schnuck Markets Inc.
  • Teal’s Market
  • Three Bears Alaska
  • Tom’s Food Markets

Progressive Grocer is honoring these Outstanding Independents with profiles in its February issue and featuring them online at ProgressiveGrocer.com.

To learn more about Progressive Grocer awards and sponsorship opportunities, contact Paula Lashinsky at [email protected].

About Progressive Grocer
Progressive Grocer is the No. 1 business intelligence brand in the grocery industryconnecting the market’s most important retailers. Through its industry-leading reporting, digital platforms, research, relevant and focused events, and sophisticated industry database, retailers turn to Progressive Grocer for guidance in navigating the fast-paced, ever-changing world of grocery.

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About EnsembleIQ

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Media Contact

Gina Acosta
Progressive Grocer
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