Texas: Rolling Blackouts May Impact Product Availability and/or Store Operations

(LUBBOCK, TX) – As the state power grid experiences rolling blackouts due to extremely cold temperatures, some stores may temporarily have limited availability of some perishable items. Out of an abundance of caution for food safety considerations, some products may be temporarily unavailable. Please be assured that our teams are working diligently to provide guests with the products they need as soon as safely possible.  We apologize for any inconvenience.


Additional announcements or updates will be posted below as necessary:

Update: 2/15/21, 4:30 p.m. CST  – Market Street stores in Frisco and McKinney will close at 6 p.m. tonight due to continued power outages today. At this time, we plan to be open regular hours tomorrow.

Update: 2/15/21, 4:36 p.m. CST – Market Street in Mansfield remains without power and will not reopen today. At this time, we plan to be open regular hours tomorrow.

Update: 2/15/21 1:20 p.m. CST – Power outages so far have primarily affected stores in the DFW, Abilene, and Wichita Falls areas. Guests across Texas are urged to conserve energy and do what they can to reduce strain on the power grid.


Media Contacts:

Nancy Sharp                                                                                                   Joey Marcades
Communications & Community Relations Manager                                Communications Coordinator
O: 806.791.7463                                                                                                  O: 806.791.8196
C: 806.786.1363                                                                                                  C: 806.281.8078
nsharp@unitedtexas.com                                                                                 jmarcades@unitedtexas.com  


About The United Family®

In its 105th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC – d.b.a. The United Family® – is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 54 communities in Texas and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters and distribution centers in Lubbock, The United Family currently operates 95 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.theunitedfamily.com.

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