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With Safeway Deal, Cerberus Would Be Number Two U.S. Supers Chain

Ending months of speculation, Safeway last month finally found a new partner – Cerberus.

Kurt Schertle Elevated To Chief Operating Officer At Weis Markets

Kurt Schertle has added the title of chief operating officer of Weis Markets.

Ahold USA Names Tom Lenkevich New Giant/Carlisle President

Industry veteran Tom Lenkevich has been named president of Giant/Carlisle.

Cerberus/New Albertsons Poised To Become Nation’s Second Largest Supermarket Chain

Cerberus reaches deal to acquire Safeway for $9.2 billion.

Giant/Carlisle Names Herring Replacement – Industry Vet Tom Lenkevich

Tom Lenkevich, most recently with Save-A-Lot, has been named to replace Rick Herring as president of Giant/Carlisle.

Safeway, Cerberus Talks Continue; Earnings Decline In Fourth Quarter

Safeway has acknowledged that it is in exploratory talks to potentially sell the company.

Ruetsch Leaves Fairway After Disappointing Earnings Report

Herb Ruetsch retires as CEO from Fairway Market and will be succeeded by Bill Sanford.

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.