Posted on February 19, 2021 | by in News

B&R STORES, INC. HONORS FRONT-LINE HEROES Celebrates Supermarket Employee Day – February 22, 2021

Posted on August 4, 2020 | by in News

LINCOLN, Neb. August 4, 2020 – B&R Stores has entered into an agreement to purchase the Allen’s Food Store and The Wine Cellar from the Allen family in Hastings, NE. B&R Stores currently operate the Russ’s Market in the Hastings community. The transaction is expected to close by October 1st, 2020. An Allen’s spokesperson said, […]

Posted on March 14, 2020 | by in News

We take seriously the trust our customers place in us to provide them and their families with access to affordable food and essentials, especially in times of uncertainty. That’s why we have increased our focus on keeping our stores clean and stocked. That’s why we took the step to discontinue food samplings – to avoid […]

Posted on January 29, 2020 | by in News

RUSS’S WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCE SET FOR FRIDAY, FEB. 28, 2020 Proceeds to the Lincoln Community Playhouse Win a Trip to Napa Valley, California LINCOLN, Neb. (Dec. 18, 2019) — The 2020 Russ’s Wine and Food Experience will be held at the Embassy Suites on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 from 5–8 p.m. This is the twelfth year […]

Posted on March 26, 2019 | by in News

  Our neighbors needed help. The buses arrived and Lincoln showed up! Jannese at Russ’s Market, 66th & O is stuffing the buses The buses starting filling up. Chris Piper helps load up at Russ’s Market Coddington & A. The buses were packed full! In some cases, we even had to call and ask for additional […]

Posted on February 8, 2019 | by in News

RUSS’S WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCE SET FOR FRIDAY, FEB. 22 Nashville Country Music Artist and Survivor Finalist to Appear Win a Trip to Napa Valley, California   LINCOLN, Neb. (Feb. 8, 2019) — The 2019 Russ’s Wine and Food Experience will be held at the Embassy Suites on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 from 5–8 p.m. This is […]

Posted on October 5, 2018 | by in News, Updates

B&R Stores Acquires Newman’s Thriftway B&R Stores, based in Lincoln, Neb., is acquiring the Newman’s Thriftway store in Glenwood, Iowa. The transaction is expected to close in mid-November. The store will be converted to a Russ’s Market. B&R operates several banners aside from Russ’s Market, which include Super Saver and Apple Market. The Glenwood store will […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 | by in News, Updates

  LINCOLN, Neb. September 19, 2018– B&R Stores, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Heartland Foods Store in Beatrice, Neb. The store will be converted to a Russ’s Market. “Russ’s Market has been serving customers in the state of Nebraska for over 50 years”, said Pat Raybould, B&R […]

Posted on December 4, 2017 | by in News, Updates

Russ’s WINE and FOOD EXPERIENCE Set for Friday, Feb. 23 Benefit for Lincoln Community Playhouse will be Held at Embassy Suites in Lincoln LINCOLN, Neb. (Dec. 4, 2017) — The 2018 Russ’s Wine and Food Experience will be held at the Embassy Suites on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 from 5–8 p.m. This is the tenth […]

Posted on August 7, 2017 | by in News

Customers Invited to Join the Celebration Lincoln, Neb. — August 7, 2017 —B&R Stores was founded in 1964 as a partnership. In 1979, Russ Raybould changed company structure to be employee owned. The creation of the ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) is being celebrated on Tuesday, August 15, as Ownership Day. Many customer focused events […]

Posted on May 22, 2017 | by in News

LINCOLN, Neb. May 22, 2017 – B&R Stores, Inc. announced today it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Lovegrove’s Grocery Store in Waverly, Neb. from the Lovegrove family. “The Lovegrove’s Grocery Store has served Waverly shoppers for over 25 years, and its legacy as a family-owned business continues on,” commented Pat Raybould, president […]

Posted on April 4, 2017 | by in News

LINCOLN, Neb. – April 4, 2017 – Today, Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined forces with B&R Stores, the parent company of Russ’s Market and Super Saver, to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to Food Bank of Lincoln. The […]

Posted on November 11, 2015 | by in News, Updates

Check out these tips that will help you create the perfect Thanksgiving meal! Don’t let stress in the kitchen get in the way of enjoying time with family and friends this holiday season. Everyone will love your Thanksgiving meal if you follow these simple tips and tricks! Make sure everyone enjoys your turkey this Thanksgiving: […]

Posted on August 14, 2014 | by in News, Updates

The Russ’s Way Community Service Award recognizes associates who exemplify the generosity of community spirit and volunteer outreach by following in the footsteps of Russ Raybould. Russ believed strongly in giving back to the community and the people where we do business. The award recognizes associates and thanks them for their contributions to making our […]

Posted on June 3, 2014 | by in News, Updates

Store Manager greets students and helps them across the street!   Russ’s Market on 33 rd and Highway 2 had some tiny humans come visit! The kindergartners from Rousseau Elementary came for a tour, as they do every year. We start them out as a large group and then separate them into smaller groups. We […]

Posted on April 11, 2014 | by in News, Updates

We had a visit from the Kindergarten class at McPhee elementary school. They walked to their neighborhood Russ’s Market, 17th & Washington. Donna Danielson, our General Merchandise manager led them on a tour of the store while they learned about food groups and healthy eating using 54321 GO.       There were healthy snacks […]

Posted on March 10, 2014 | by in News

Many small business start-ups struggle to survive for the first five years, let alone for 50. At 92 years old, Russ Raybould – the original Russ of Russ’s Market – can look back at what he started 50 years ago with a huge sense of pride and accomplishment. The Small Corner Store Russ worked his […]

Posted on February 4, 2014 | by in News, Updates

Most days and for the last 5 years, Dawn can be found smiling through the pedals and stems behind the floral counter. It’s obvious that she is quite comfortable there and with good reason. Dawn grew up in the floral industry. Her parents ran a floral shop in Fremont, NE where she grew up. When […]