Food Trade News

Weis' Hepfinger Named 2011 'Manos' Award Recipient

David J. Hepfinger, president and CEO of Weis Markets, has been selected as the 2011 Pete Manos Retail Executive of the Year, based on votes by readers of Food World and Food Trade News.

Safeway Reportedly Close To Genuardi's Sale; Giant/Carlisle Seen As Prime Buyer

Safeway's "sales exploration" process involving its Genuardi's stores will reportedly lead to a deal with several retailers in the near future.

Federal Trial Begins For Supermarket Execs White, Small

The bribery and extortion trial of Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie and co-defendants Bill White and Kevin Small, both former Shoppers executives, began September 27 in Baltimore.

Key Ahold USA Changes: Hucker Appointed Giant/Landover President; Singh To EVP-Ops

Anthony Hucker has been appointed president of Ahold USA's Giant/Landover division while Bhavdeep Singh has been named EVP-operations.

Charles Genuardi, Patriarch Of Genuardi's Family Markets, Dies At Age 102

Charles Genuardi, one of the founders of Genuardi's Markets, has died at age 102.

Ahold USA Names Hucker As Giant/Landover President

Anthony Hucker has been named division president of Giant/Landover.

A&P Seeks To Build Momentum With Opening Of New Philadelphia Super...

A&P cut the ribbon on a new Super Fresh store August 26 in the Northern Liberties area of Philadelphia. The 51,000 square foot unit is the retailer’s first store to open in the Delaware Valley market in more than 10 years.

Five New Inductees To Enter Maryland Food Industry Hall Of Fame

Five notables will be inducted into the Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame in November.

Costco Founder, CEO Jim Sinegal To Retire; Craig Jelinek To Assume...

Jim Sinegal, chief executive of Costco, will retire in January from the company he founded.

Bergmann To Head Supervalu's Independent Business

Leon Bergmann has been named Supervalu's president of independent business.