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): August 16, 2017



SpartanNash Company

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)














(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:


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Emerging growth company


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Item 2.02.  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


On August 16, 2017, SpartanNash Company (“SpartanNash”) issued the press release attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 concerning its financial results for the second quarter ended July 15, 2017. The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1 referenced herein) is being furnished and is not “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and is not incorporated by reference into any registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933.


The press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act and, as such, may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These forward-looking statements relate to SpartanNash’s current expectations and are subject to the limitations and qualifications set forth in the press release as well as in SpartanNash’s other documents filed with the SEC, including, without limitation, that actual events and/or results may differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements. 


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)Exhibits: The following document is attached as an exhibit to this report on Form 8-K:



Exhibit No.







Press Released dated August 16, 2017.



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: August 16, 2017

SpartanNash Company





/s/ Thomas A. Van Hall



Thomas A. Van Hall

Interim Chief Financial Officer

(Principal Financial Officer)




Exhibit Index


Exhibit No.







Press Released dated August 16, 2017.