News Archives

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Delhaize America Reportedly Mulling Sale Of Bottom Dollar

Sources have told Food Trade News that Delhaize America is considering the sale of its 66 Bottom Dollar Foods stores located in Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Northeast Ohio.

AWI Reportedly Open To Selling Entire Wholesale Enterprise

Sources have told us that AWI is seeking a buyer for its entire wholesale enterprise, not just for its White Rose division.

Safeway Gains Shareholder Approval For Cerberus Deal

Safeway’s shareholders approved a deal for the company to be sold to Cerberus Capital Management.

AWI Reportedly Open To Selling Entire Wholesale Enterprise

Food Trade News has learned that AWI may be considering selling the entire company, rather than just the White Rose division.

Independent Retailers Farmer’s Foods, Camellia Shutter Operations

Two Virginia-based independent retailers that have been in business for a combined 125 years have closed their doors in the past month: Virginia Beach-based Camellia Foods and Farmer’s Foods, based in Hopewell.

Kroger Keeps On Rockin’ With Strong 1st Qtr., Vitacost Deal

The Kroger Company continues to be the hottest supermarket operator in the country. Last month, the Cincinnati-based chain posted another strong earnings report, the first to include its acquisition of Harris Teeter.

Creation Of New Formats Unit Spurs EVP Changes At Ahold USA

Bhavdeep Singh and Mark McGowan will be taking on new roles at Ahold USA.

AWI Puts White Rose On Selling Block

Associated Wholesalers Inc. announced that it will put its White Rose division up for sale; additionally long-time CEO Christopher Michael has retired.

ShopRite Widens Lead Over S&S, A&P, Giant In $93.1 Billion Market

ShopRite was the leading retailer in the market study for 2014 of the $93.1 billion spent on groceries in the Food Trade News marketing area.

Despite Slumps, Giant, Wal-Mart Hold Top Slots In $45.3B Market

Giant and Wal-Mart retained the top spots in Food World’s 2014 market study.