Food Trade News

C&S Considering Layoffs At A&P Depots

A C&S Wholesale Grocers subsidiary, Woodbridge Logistics, said last month that it could lay off as many as 1,114 associates who are employed at depots that supply A&P stores.

Wakefern Makes Key Executive Changes

Wakefern Food Corp. announced changes to its organizational structure effective January 1.

Wal-Mart Blocks Hank Mullany From Taking CVS President Post

Hank Mullany, who left Wal-Mart last month to head the pharmacy unit of CVS, has been blocked from taking the position.

A&P Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

After 151 years of operation, A&P filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on December 12. It is currently operating with a $800 million debtor-in-possession loan from JP Chase Morgan.

Economy, Competition Still Challenging Wholesale Grocers

The economy’s continuing struggles during the past 12 months led to another year of challenges for many of the Mid-Atlantic’s wholesale grocers.

Mullany Named President Of CVS Pharmacy Unit

Hank Mullany, who abruptly left Wal-Mart last month, has been named president of CVS's pharmacy unit.

Robin Michel Out As President Of Giant/Landover

Robin Michel has left her post as president of Giant/Landover.

Mullany Abruptly Departs Wal-Mart; Moore To Head 1,300 Store North Region

Hank Mullany has left his post as EVP and president of the company's north region

Supervalu, A&P Continue Downward Paths, Safeway Still Struggling

Thred of the Mid-Atlantic's largets retail players continue to struggle with earnings and identical store sales in their recent operating quarters

Danny Wegman Is Named 'Pete Manos' Retail Executive Of The Year

Wegmans CEO Danny Wegman was elected this year as the Best-Met Publishing "Pete Manos" Retail Executive of the Year by Food World and Food Trade News readers.