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Raley’s Through the Years

1935

Tom Raley opens his first Raley’s Market in Placerville, Ca.

1942

Tom Raley opens stores in Sacramento, Ca.

1947

Tom Raley opens the nation’s first self-service meat counter.

1973

Tom Raley “tears down the walls” between supermarkets and drug stores, creating the first “superstore.”

1984

Raley’s headquarters opens in West Sacramento, Ca.

1985

Joyce Raley Teel, the daughter of Tom Raley, joins Raley’s.

1986

Food For Families, Raley’s non-profit organization, is established to help feed the hungry.

1991

Joyce Raley Teel and her husband, Jim Teel, become co-chairmen of Raley’s board of directors.

1991

Joyce Raley Teel becomes Raley’s sole owner, after the loss of Tom Raley.

1992

Bel Air Markets joins the Raley’s family of stores.

Raley’s opens a distribution center in North Natomas.

1994

The first Food Source opens in Folsom, Ca.

1998

Michael Teel is named CEO of Raley’s.

Nob Hill Foods joins the Raley’s family of stores.

2003

Raley’s launches its first online shopping service with our store in Benicia, Ca.

2004

Raley’s opens its first Aisle 1, a full-service fuel station, in Galt, Ca.

2010

Michael Teel returns as CEO of Raley’s.

2012

Raley’s launches its Something Extra savings program.

2014

The Raley’s Way is launched to encompass health and happiness.

2015

Michael Teel becomes majority owner, beginning the company’s third generation of family ownership.

Raley’s eliminates the sale of tobacco products in grocery stores.

2016

Raley’s stores enhance healthy items at the check stands, removing sugared beverages.

All stores offer free fruit for kids.

Raley’s sets new standard for cage-free private label eggs.

Raley’s eliminates artificially flavored private label brand sodas.

Raley’s awarded National Retailer of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.

2017

Raley’s sources 100% sustainable seafood.

Raley’s launches same-day grocery delivery.

Raley’s introduces Shelf Guide for customer education and label transparency.

2018

Julie Teel joins Raley’s board of directors.

Raley’s expands footprint in Nevada with six additional stores.

Michael Teel opens new concept and specialty market, Market 5-ONE-5,