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Supervalu announced earlier this month that 60 underperforming stores will close, including four Acme units in the Mid-Atlantic region.
This year’s Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame class will be a very special one as, for the first time ever, the inductees will be all women who have contributed significantly to the grocery business.
Supervalu announced that Robert Bly has been named president of its Shoppers Food & Pharmacy retail operation based in Bowie, MD.
Al Dobbin, former Giant/Landover EVP/COO, has passed away.
Former Kmart VP Robert Bly has been named president of Supervalu’s Shoppers division.
New Supervalu chief executive Wayne Sales has many daunting challenges ahead of him. The former CEO of Canadian Tire Corp., who has also served on Supervalu’s board since 2006 (and as non-executive chairman since 2010), will attempt to fix (or sell) a company whose performance at its approximately 1,100 supermarkets has been worst-in-class for the past four years.
Bruno Garisto, 45, Weis Markets’ vice president of center store merchandising and sales, passed away unexpectedly on August 10.
Ahold USA announced that that Erik Keptner has been promoted to the newly created position of executive vice president of marketing. The move comes after Ahold USA EVP-marketing and merchandising Jeff Martin resigned unexpectedly in June. After Martin’s exit, Ahold …
Supervalu finally fired president and chief executive officer Craig Herkert on July 30, naming its non-executive chairman of the board Wayne C. Sales as president and CEO.
Supervalu announced July 30 that Wayne C. Sales has been named president and chief executive officer, replacing Craig R. Herkert. Sales will continue to serve as chairman of the board. Director Philip L. Francis has been elected lead director. “In …