Associated Wholesalers Inc. announced that it will put its White Rose division up for sale; additionally long-time CEO Christopher Michael has retired.
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.
Giant and Wal-Mart retained the top spots in Food World’s 2014 market study.
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.
Robin Michel has been removed from the top post at Natural Markets Food Group.
Weis Markets has said it will spend $101 million in its growth program in 2014.
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 has announced plans for two new stores in the Richmond, VA suburbs.
Paul Hertz has been promoted by A&P to the position of president and CEO, replacing Sam Martin.
The first non-corporate PriceRite,which will be operated by the Inserra family, will open in Garfield, NJ this summer.