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AWI Puts White Rose On Selling Block

Associated Wholesalers Inc. announced that it will put its White Rose division up for sale; additionally long-time CEO Christopher Michael has retired.

ShopRite Widens Lead Over S&S, A&P, Giant In $93.1 Billion Market

ShopRite was the leading retailer in the market study for 2014 of the $93.1 billion spent on groceries in the Food Trade News marketing area.

Despite Slumps, Giant, Wal-Mart Hold Top Slots In $45.3B Market

Giant and Wal-Mart retained the top spots in Food World’s 2014 market study.

Breaking News: AWI’s Michael Retires; White Rose On Sales Block

AWI announced June 13 that Christopher Michael has retired as president and CEO and it will be seeking a buyer for its White Rose division.

Mrs. Green’s Ousts Robin Michel As CEO After 18 Months At The Helm

Robin Michel has been removed from the top post at Natural Markets Food Group.

Weis To Spend $101 Million On Cap Ex; Comps Down In First Quarter

Weis Markets has said it will spend $101 million in its growth program in 2014.

Baltimore Independent Retail Group Buys 4 Farmer’s Foods Stores In Virginia

A group of Baltimore independents retailers has acquired four Virginia stores from veteran independent retailer Johnny Farmer, president and CEO of Farmer’s Foods.

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.