RALEY’S IS GROCERY HEADQUARTERS’ 2017
INDEPENDENT RETAILER OF THE YEAR.
BY SETH MENDELSON
A LEGACY OF
I N N OVAT I ON
Raley’s has a history of innovation. The company was the first to intro- duce a “drive-in market” and was firsttobreakdownthe wallbetween
the drug and grocery store. Raley’s has a history of being known for offering fine meats
and produce, clean stores and friendly service.
Raley’s takes great pride in operating in one
of the richest agricultural hubs in the world,
Sacramento, Calif. Thomas P. Raley founded
the company 82 years ago, with the vision to
provide fresh, healthy food for his customers
and treat them like family. He worked with
local growers and vendors and bought fresh
food in daily. Raley’s was a true “local grocer.”