In October 2008, Shopko celebrated the grand openings of the second and third stores featuring the award-winning design, one in Sussex, Wisconsin and another in North Branch, Minnesota. A fourth store is currently under construction in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The store is on schedule to open in March of this year.
Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a leading private investment firm focused on leverage buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading companies that can benefit from its in-house operating professionals and experience. Shopko is a $2.2 billion retailer of quality goods and services headquartered in Green Bay, WI, with stores located in 13 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 135 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities and 6 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept. For more information, please visit http://www.shopko.com.
About Chute Gerdeman Retail
Founded in 1989, Columbus, Ohio-based Chute Gerdeman Retail is a retail
branding and design firm. The firm's client list includes M&M'S/Mars, Walt
Disney Imagineering, Target, Levi Strauss, Tween Brands Inc., Kohl's, C&A
Brazil, Shopko, Sheetz, Smithsonian, Hamleys (UK), Lowe's, Einstein Bros.
Cafe, KFC (Japan), Hanesbrands Inc., Pepsi-Cola, Ross-Simons, Nationwide
Arena, Marriott Vacation Club International, Starwood and Wolverine. In
addition to its consistent recognition as one of the industry's "Most Exciting
Design Firms" by the readers of DDI magazine for 11 years in a row, th
|SOURCE Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC|
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