News Archives

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King Kullen’s 89-Year Legacy Ends With Ahold Delhaize Sale

On January 4, Ahold Delhaize made its biggest supermarket deal since the 2016 merger between Ahold and Delhaize when it agreed to acquire King Kullen’s 37 Long Island stores.

Rite Aid In Jeopardy Of Delisting From New York Stock Exchange

Rite Aid Corporation announced January 3 that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has notified the company that it is no longer in compliance with NYSE continued listing standard rules because the per share trading price of its common stock has fallen below the NYSE’s share price rule.

Ahold Delhaize Adds To Store Base With King Kullen Deal

On January 4, the Ahold Delhaize made its biggest supermarket deal since the 2016 merger between Ahold and Delhaize when it agreed to acquire King Kullen’s 37 Long Island stores.

Breaking News: Stop & Shop Boosts Long Island Share With King Kullen Acquisition

Ahold Delhaize announced on January 4 that it has acquired King Kullen.

New Center City Philadelphia Wawa Is Largest In Company

Wawa opened the largest store in its history December 14 when it cut the ribbon in Philadelphia.

C&S, Wakefern, UNFI Outpace All Wholesale Grocers In Northeast

C&S Wholesale Grocers is the leading wholesaler in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast market area, according to data compiled by Best-Met Publishing Co.

C&S, Wakefern, UNFI Outpace All Wholesale Grocers In Northeast

C&S Wholesale Grocers is the leading wholesaler in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast market area, according to data compiled by Best-Met Publishing Co.

Giant Food To Get $175M Capital Infusion; Stop & Shop Also Gains

After nearly a decade of minimal store-driven capital investment, the Ahold USA banners in the Ahold Delhaize USA lineup will be getting considerable attention over the next few years.

Wakefern Posts Record $16.5B Retail Sales, Adds 6 Units

At its annual shareholders’ meeting held in East Brunswick, NJ on October 25, Wakefern Food Corp reported record retail sales of $16.5 billion for the 52-week fiscal year ending September 29, 2018, a 1.6 percent increase from the prior year.

Lidl Expanding To New York With Best Market Purchase

Lidl has signed an agreement to acquire 27 Best Market stores in New York (26 stores, 24 of which are on Long Island) and New Jersey (Holmdel).