Supervalu has made two moves in its business model, rolling merchandising for its Farm Fresh division into Shoppers Food and Pharmacy and bidding to merge with West Coast based Unified Grocers.
A report from Weis Markets’ recent vendor strategic alignment summit meeting.
Earl Redner, founder of Redner’s Markets, died April 5. He was 92.
Kenneth McGrath replaces Eric Claus as Save-A-Lot CEO.
Farm Fresh will be shifting primarymerchandising responsibilities to its sister supermarket organization Shoppers Food & Pharmacy.
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.