Based in the heart of the Central Valley, The Save Mart Companies is committed to sourcing a wide variety of local products and serves communities throughout California and Northern Nevada. The company operates 204 traditional and price impact stores under the banners of Save Mart, Lucky, Lucky California, FoodMaxx, and Maxx Value Foods. In addition to its retail operation, the company also operates Smart Refrigerated Transport and is a partner in Super Store Industries (SSI), which owns and operates a distribution center in Lathrop and the Sunnyside Farms dairy processing plant in Turlock. For more information, please visit:

Annual Sales 2016 - $4.2 Billion

Over 16,000 Employees

Unions representing our employees—

  • U.F.C.W. - Local 5, Local 8, Local 648, Local 711, Local 770
  • Teamsters- Local 150, Local 315, Local 386, Local 439

Stores - Total 204

Save Mart: 82 Full-service stores. Redding to Bakersfield in California, east to Sparks, NV
Lucky: 68 Full-service stores (Greater San Francisco Bay Area)

  • Lucky Stores - 29
  • Lucky California Stores - 39

FoodMaxx: 53 Price-impact stores
MaxxValue: 1 Price-impact store California: 198 stores

  • Save Mart stores- 75
  • Lucky/Lucky California stores- 68
  • FoodMaxx Stores- 51
  • MaxxValue Store- 1

Nevada: 9 stores

  • Save Mart stores- 7
  • FoodMaxx stores- 2

Pharmacies: 89 Full-service pharmacies

  • Save Mart stores- 46
  • Lucky stores- 26
  • Lucky California stores- 17


Division Headquarters

Save Mart Corporate Headquarters: 1800 Standiford Ave., Modesto, CA 95350
Lucky Division Headquarters: 6375 Clark Ave., Dublin, CA 94568
FoodMaxx Division Headquarters: 1600 Yosemite Blvd., Modesto, CA 95354

Distribution Infrastructure


  • Yosemite Wholesale (Merced, CA) is 220,000 sq. ft. with refrigerated and dry goods.
  • Roseville Save Mart Distribution Center is 420,000 sq. ft. with refrigerated and dry goods.
  • SMART Refrigerated Transport (Lathrop, CA) is a trucking firm that provides all transport to TSMC stores.
  • Super Store Industries (Lathrop, CA; has 900,000 sq. ft. of frozen, refrigerated, and dry storage space. It uses the combined buying power of more than one privately-owned grocery chain, including voting partner Save Mart Supermarkets, to purchase or produce products at the lowest possible cost without sacrificing quality. SSI owns and operates Sunnyside Farms Dairies (Fairfield and Turlock, CA).


Executive Team

  • Chris McGarry: Chief Executive Officer
  • Ali Sadiq: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Hal Levitt: Senior Vice President, Retail Operations

Annual Charitable Giving

Charitable In-Store Campaigns-2016: $361,000 for children’s hospitals and local food banks

Community Events Donations 2016: $176,405 for school/non-profit auction and food items

2016 The Save Mart Companies CARES Foundation grants: $310,000 for non-profits with infrastructure/program needs

Food Waste Reduction/Recycling

The Save Mart Companies diverting 85%of stores’ waste out of landfills each year

Perishable Recovery Program: 3 million pounds to Feeding America local food banks
Composting : 19,636 tons, started program in 1997
Cardboard Recycling: 36,000 tons
Soft Plastic Recycling: 961 tons


EVgo: 31 fast-charging 2 regular charging stations for electric vehicles in 14 cities; several more planned this year Fremont store is home to one of the nation’s largest EV fast-charging sites
California Safe Soil: turns organic food scraps to liquid fertilizer in 3 hours, which farmers can use to grow next crop


Victoria Castro
Public Affairs Manager
[email protected]

Major Sponsorships

Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Race
Golden State Warriors
Modesto Nuts
Fresno Grizzlies

California State Fair
Big Fresno Fair
Stanislaus County Fair
Sonoma County Fair

San Joaquin Asparagus Festival
San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade and Flower Festival
Northern California Dragon Boat Festival
Univision Cinco de Mayo Celebration – San Jose and Fresno

Run to Feed the Hungry
Farm to Fork Sacramento