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Morris Named Albertsons COO As Denningham Set To Retire

Susan Morris has been named executive VP and chief operating officer of Albertsons Cos.

Walmart to Shutter 63 Sam’s Clubs; 10 Units To Shift To eCommerce Hubs

Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, abruptly announced on January 11 that it will close 63 stores nationally.

Wawa Enters Washington, DC Market With Its Largest Store

Wawa opened its first store in Washington, DC on December 14.

Kevin Holt Named To Lead Newly Integrated Ahold Delhaize USA

Kevin Holt has been named chief executive for the newly created Ahold Delhaize USA, effective January 1, 2018.

C&S Top Grocery Wholesaler In Competitive Northeast Market; Mike Duffy Named CEO

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 Named Chief Executive Officer At C&S Wholesale Grocers

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.

Kevin Holt Named To Lead Newly Integrated Ahold Delhaize USA

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.

Produce Industry Legend Joe Procacci Dies at 90

Produce industry legend Joe Procacci died earlier this month at age 90.

Wakefern Continues Strong Run; Record Retail Sales Hit $16.3B

Wakefern Food Corp. once again reported record retail sales of $16.3 billion for the 52-week fiscal year ending September 30, 2017 (a 1.5 percent increase from the prior year).

Schertle Given ‘Manos’ Award; Eight Enter MRA Hall Of Fame

Kurt Schertle, COO of Sunbury, PA based Weis Markets, has been named the “Pete Manos Retail Executive of the Year,” the publishers of Food World and Food Trade News announced.