Ahold USA and Delhaize America, the U.S. units of recently merged retailer Ahold Delhaize, announced on February 6 another major step in the integration of efficiencies for the two companies.
Jerry Clontz will replace the retiring Joe Fey as president of Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic division.
Brett Wing has been named president of SRS.
Albertsons has reportedly withdrawn its interest to buy Price Chopper, primarily because it wants to concentrate on launching its effort to go public, which was first announced in July 2015.
Veteran Ahold USA executive Roger Wheeler was named president of Retail Business Services LLC (RBS), an independent Ahold Delhaize company, on January 1.
Whole Foods Market (WFM) is currently facing two class action lawsuits as a result of alleged improprieties in the retailer’s “gainsharing” bonus program.
Fairway’s new Brooklyn store is set to open in January.
Albertsons reportedly near deal to buy Price Chopper.
Adversely impacted by the continuing effects of deflation, Kroger earlier this month reported an 8.6 percent drop in its third quarter earnings from $428 million to $391 million for the period ended November 5.
Nearly 26,000 clerks and meatcutters employed by Giant Food and Safeway in the Baltimore-Washington region ratified new three-year labor contracts with United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 27 (Baltimore) and 400 (Landover, MD) late last month.