Food Trade News
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's "sales exploration" process involving its Genuardi's stores will reportedly lead to a deal with several retailers in the near future.
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.
Anthony Hucker has been appointed president of Ahold USA's Giant/Landover division while Bhavdeep Singh has been named EVP-operations.
Charles Genuardi, one of the founders of Genuardi's Markets, has died at age 102.
Anthony Hucker has been named division president of Giant/Landover.
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 notables will be inducted into the Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame in November.
Jim Sinegal, chief executive of Costco, will retire in January from the company he founded.