The Kroger Co. and EG Group, a privately-held convenience store and fuel retailer based in Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom, has announced a definitive agreement for the sale of Kroger’s convenience store business unit to EG Group for $2.15 billion.
Fueled by gains at its Giant/Martin’s and Food Lion banners, Ahold Delhaize USA posted improved comp store sales in its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017.
Whole Foods Market earlier this month announced that Nicole Wescoe has been named president of the company’s Northeast region.
Susan Morris has been named executive VP and chief operating officer of Albertsons Cos.
Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, abruptly announced on January 11 that it will close 63 stores nationally.
Wawa opened its first store in Washington, DC on December 14.
Kevin Holt has been named chief executive for the newly created Ahold Delhaize USA, effective January 1, 2018.
In the highly competitive battle among wholesale grocers, C&S Wholesale Grocers paced the field in a market study compiled by Food Trade News
Mike Duffy has been named CEO at C&S Wholesaler Grocers; current CEO Rick Cohen will focus on his role as executive chairman of the board.
Ahold Delhaize announced the creation of Ahold Delhaize USA, to be effective on January 1, 2018. The organization will be headed by Kevin Holt, who will be appointed CEO.