RMG has added two new members – Kennie’s Markets and Supermarkets Plus IGA – bringing its store count to 25.
Abel Porter has replaced Jack Murphy as Fairway Market CEO.
Earlier this month, Kroger Co. posted identical store sales of negative 0.7 percent (excluding fuel) in its fiscal fourth quarter ended January 28, ending a remarkable streak of positive ID sales that dated back to 2004 (52 quarters).
Ahold USA’s bfresh banner (part of its Fresh Formats unit) has a new leader – company veteran Dean Wilkinson has been named bfresh lead and will oversee activities at its fledgling bfresh specialty food stores group, effective March 1, 2017.
Wal-Mart recently posted its best comparable store results at its U.S. stores in more than four years.
Ahold USA and Delhaize America, the U.S. units of recently merged retailer Ahold Delhaize, announced on February 6 another major step in the integration of efficiencies for the two companies.
Jerry Clontz will replace the retiring Joe Fey as president of Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division.
Brett Wing has been named president of SRS.
Albertsons has reportedly withdrawn its interest to buy Price Chopper, primarily because it wants to concentrate on launching its effort to go public, which was first announced in July 2015.
Veteran Ahold USA executive Roger Wheeler was named president of Retail Business Services LLC (RBS), an independent Ahold Delhaize company, on January 1.