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Rick Herring Departs As Giant/Carlisle Prexy; More Changes Coming?

Rick Herring has departed as president of Giant/Carlisle.

Rick Herring To Retire As President Of Giant/Carlisle

Rick Herring is retiring as president of Giant/Carlisle, effective February 14.

Delhaize America Posts Improve Fourth Quarter, Year End Sales

Delhaize Group said late last month that sales at its two U.S. banners increased during the fourth quarter.

It’s Official: Kroger Completes $2.48 Billion Harris Teeter Acquisition

Kroger officially completed its acquisition of Harris Teeter on January 28.

Miller Exits As SVU Chairman; Earnings Gain, Sales Decline

Robert Miller has resigned from as CEO of Supervalu “to focus on other demands.”

It’s Official: Senior Management Buys Tops From Morgan Stanley

The Tops Markets management team, led by Frank Curci, has completed the purchase of Tops Markets from Morgan Stanley Capital Partners.

Changes At A&P: Sam Martin Out, Greg Mays To Serve As Interim CEO

Sam Martin has left A&P as its CEO; chairman Gregory Mays will serve as CEO on an interim basis.

Giant, Safeway Sign New Pacts With UFCW Locals 27, 400

New three-year pacts will cover 25,000 Giant and Safeway workers.

Brian Baer Is Named New President of Safeway’s Eastern Division

Steve Neibergall is out as Safeway Eastern Division president. Replacing him is Brian Baer, formerly head of Safeway’s Dominick’s division in Chicago.

Giant, Safeway Facing December 20 Pact Deadline With Locals 27, 400

Baltimore-Washington market leaders Giant/Landover and Safeway, and United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 27 (Baltimore area /Eastern Shore) and 400 (Washington area) are quickly approaching a December 20 deadline to reach agreements for new contracts. Between the two unions, nearly …