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Raley’s named top independent retailer by grocery industry magazine

West Sacramento-based Raley’s has been named 2017 Independent Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters magazine.

The New York-based magazine cited the grocer’s customer service, easy-to-shop stores and customer approvals.

“Raley’s stands out among its competition by making consumers’ shopping trips enjoyable and full of inspiration,” said Seth Mendelson, magazine publisher and editorial director, in a statement.

Founded in 1935, Raley’s operates 121 stores in Northern California and Nevada under four banners: Raley’s Supermarkets, Bel Air Markets, Nob Hill Foods and Food Source.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover