Food Trade News
Food World's 2011 study of Mid-Atlantic wholesalers.
Delhaize announced plans for 450 new stores in the next five years, including hundreds of Bottom Dollar Food units in the U.S.
Ahold USA announced that Ron Onorato, formerly Stop & Shop NY president will move into a new role as SVP-operational initiatives for Ahold USA while Don Sussman will take over at Stop & Shop.
Wakefern Food Corp. held its annual meeting late last month and it was clearly one of the most pivotal gatherings in the company’s 65 year history, with record retail and wholesale volumes and the offical retirement of president Dean Janeway.
A&P announced November 3 that is has entered into an agreement to receive $490 million of debt and equity financing from private investors including The Yucaipa Cos., Mount Kellett Capital Management LP and Goldman Sachs.
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.