Food Trade News
Ahold USA earlier this month announced two changes to its executive leadership. Mark McGowan has been named EVP-Supply Chain for Ahold USA and Joe Kelley will become president of Stop & Shop New England.
Wal-Mart’s ambitious project of building six new stores in the District of Columbia over the next three years will not happen as planned.
Industry veterans James S. Herr of Herr Foods and Lee Javitch of Giant/Carlisle both passed away this month.
Long-time Wawa CEO Howard Stoeckel will retire at the end of the year. Chris Gheysens, 15-year company vet, will take the post in January.
Keith Wyche has been named Supervalu president as Dan Sanders moves to SVU's SoCal Albertsons division.
As Delhaize tries to revamp many part of its organization, it continues to struggle with its bottom line and comp store sales performance.
There is labor peace in the Baltimore-Washington market for the region's two largest chains - Giant/Landover and Safeway.
Bottom Dollar Food (BDF), a unit of Delhaize America, announced late last month that it will add eight additional stores in Southern and Central New Jersey over the next few months.
On March 13, 15 months after it filed for Chapter 11 protection, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company has emerged from bankruptcy as a privately held firm.
On March 1, Ahold announced that its net income rose 75.3 percent to 270 million euro ($360 million) in its fourth quarter ended December 31. Quarterly sales increased 4.5 percent to 7.29 billion euro ($9.71 billion) for the Amsterdam based retailer.