Albertsons Companies Inc. is an American grocery chain based in Boise, Idaho. The supermarket chain was founded by Joe Albertson on July 21, 1939, in Boise. The first Albertson's grocery store was a huge success which resulted in new stores opening in neighboring towns. With more than 2,250 stores in 35 states and the District of Columbia, Albertsons is the second-largest supermarket chain in North America after Kroger nowadays. Albertsons currently employs around 325,000 people.
Albertsons - your local grocery store
On average, the area of Albertsons supermarkets ranges from 50,000 square feet (4,600 m2) to 70,000 square feet (6,500 m2). Almost all of them have a meat and seafood department, a grocery department, bakeries, banks, and pharmacies. Larger and newer stores include an expanded range of products, Starbucks, coffee shops, ready-to-eat food, and pizzerias. As stated on their website, Albertsons’ main goal is to make shopping easier and more convenient for the customer.
Albertsons is also known for its extensive measures to combat climate change, which include considerable efficiency gains in electricity consumption, waste reduction, and transportation. The company operates around 20 subsidiaries, for example, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, Star Market, Safeway, and others. Albertsons also offers online shopping and delivery for its customers.
Usually closing daily at 11PM, but check hours before visiting
Albertsons successfully develops and rapidly expands its locations in the USA. Unfortunately, there are currently no Albertsons locations outside of the United States. The store hours vary by location, but most Albertsons stores usually open at 6 AM and close at 11 PM Monday through Sunday. Before visiting, it's better to check the precise hours using the store locator on this page.