The Group's principal activity is to operate a regional supermarket chain, offering a full line of groceries, meats, fresh produce, dairy products, bakery products, health and beauty aids and other general merchandise. The Group also offers service seafood, prescription medicine, video rental, floral service, in-store banks, dry cleaners and coffee shops. The Group markets its services through print and broadcasting media. The major trademarks of the Group include Eagle Country Market, Foodco, Eagle Discount Foods and 'BOGO's Food and Deals'. As on 02-Feb-2003, the Group operated 62 supermarkets in northern and central Illinois and eastern Iowa. The Group has filed a voluntary petition under chapter 11 proceedings on 07-Apr-2003.