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Course Reversal: Safeway Will Operate Maryland Warehouse

Safeway and the Teamsters Locals 730 and 639 reached an agreement late last month to keep the retailer’s Upper Marlboro, MD depot open, reversing a decision made last October to close that facility (along with a smaller non-foods warehouse in nearby Landover, MD) and outsource the supply to three C&S Wholesale Grocer distribution centers.

Share Price Dip Could Lead To Nasdaq Delisting For Fairway

The Nasdaq notified Fairway Markets in early January that the retailer was not in compliance with rule 5450(a)(1) because its stock had failed to maintain a minimum closing bid price of $1 for 30 consecutive days of business, which could lead to the retailer’s delisting.

Lease Rejections To Accelerate Tea Company Shutdown Process

With about 90 stores yet unsold, A&P in the past month has begun to accelerate its wind down process by rejecting 48 leases and agreeing to sell six more stores. Also, the most recent disposition status of all A&P stores.

A&P Ramps Up Closure Process By Rejecting Leases Of 48 Units

With about 90 stores yet unsold, A&P has begun to accelerate its wind down process by rejected 48 leases and has engaged the services of A&G Relaty Partners to act as a third party sales agent.

Harris Teeter To Build 1.5 Million Square Foot Depot In Caroline County, VA

Harris Teeter confirmed it will build a new 1.5 million square foot distribution Center in Caroline County, VA

Retired Giant/Landover CEO Pete Manos Passes Away

Retired Giant/Landover CEO Pete Manos passed away January 7.

Q&A With Ahold USA COO James McCann

Food World/Food Trade News recently sat down with McCann at Ahold USA’s headquarters in Carlisle, PA and discussed a wide array of subjects including his vision for AUSA’s future.

Kings’ Durante Adds Prexy Title; CEO Spires Elevated To Chairman

Kings Food Markets has announced changes to its leadership team.

All A&P Stores Now Closed; A&G Realty To Help Move Unsold Units

A&P is physically kaput. All of the approximately 60 stores that were unsold during the auction process or were previously shuttered by A&P closed their doors permanently on November 25.

Lawrence Kurzius To Succeed Alan Wilson As McCormick Chief Exec

Lawrence Kurzius will succeed Alan Wilson as McCormick CEO February 1.