News Archives

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Wegmans Continues Virginia Expansion With Two Richmond Units Planned

Wegmans has announced plans for two new stores in the Richmond, VA suburbs.

A&P Elevates Paul Hertz To President, Chief Executive

Paul Hertz has been promoted by A&P to the position of president and CEO, replacing Sam Martin.

Inserra To Own First Non-Corporate PriceRite; Wakefern Unveils New DC

The first non-corporate PriceRite,which will be operated by the Inserra family, will open in Garfield, NJ this summer.

Delhaize To Increase Private Label, Revamp Assortment

Delhaize Group CEO Frans Muller addressed plans for the company that will continue to rebuild the retailer’s market share and profitability.

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.