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SVU Promotes Gleeson, Nye To Division Presidents

Supervalu made two regional appointments in September, naming Bob Gleeson president of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy and Micky Nye president of Farm Fresh.

Hepfinger’s Departure Creates Renewed Focus At Weis Markets

A new era has begun at Weis Markets following the resignation of CEO David Hepfinger.

Hepfinger Out At Weis; J. Weis Named Interim CEO, Schertle Given Additional Duties

David Hepfinger has resigned as president and CEO of Weis Markets, effective immediately.

Seeking To Improve Food Deserts, Fare & Square To Debut September 28

Not-for-profit grocery store Fare & Square will debut in Chester, PA on September 28.

Wal-Mart Looking At Northeast For Smaller Format Expansion?

Wal-Mart may be looking at the Northeast as it prioritizes the opening of smaller format units.

Grocery, Fresh Targeted In Amazon’s Explosive Warehouse Growth Plan

Amazon planning multiple new Mid-Atlantic depots to allow growth for its grocery and fresh food offerings.

Leadership Changes At Delhaize USA, Ahold’s Giant/Landover Unit

Roland Smith is leaving his post as CEO of Delhaize America and Anthony Hucker is exiting as president of Giant/Landover, it has been announced.

Fairway Loss At $27.9M In First ‘Public’ Qtr.; Plans New NYC Unit

Fairway Market posted a $27.9 million loss in its first financial posting since becoming a publicly traded company.

The Fresh Grocer To Join Wakefern

The Fresh Grocer announced July 31 that it will join the Wakefern, becoming the 50th member of the cooperative.

Bly Exits Shoppers; Gleeson, Nye Will Act As Interim Co-Presidents

Bob Bly has left Shoppers Food & Pharmacy where he had served as president of that division of Supervalu for about a year.