Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 16, 2014




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Michigan   000-31127   38-0593940

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification no.)


850 76th Street, S.W.

P.O. Box 8700

Grand Rapids, Michigan

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (616) 878-2000



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425).


¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12).


¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b)).


¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)).




Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

Members of the executive management team of Spartan Stores, Inc. d/b/a SpartanNash Company (the “Company”) will make presentations regarding the Company’s operating strategies and opportunities to analysts and investors on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The slides that will accompany these presentations will be available from April 16 until April 23, 2014 in the “Investor Relations” section of the Company’s website, www.spartannash.com.

The information in this report (including the presentation materials on the company’s website) is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. This report will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in the report that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD. Information in this report is current only as of the date of the presentations.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


Date: April 16, 2014   SPARTAN STORES, INC.

/s/ David M. Staples


David M. Staples

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer