As part of the deal, the Texas-based grocery store will continue to operate as an independent company.
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Safeway's new president has spent the last 30 years as a pacesetting leader in the grocery industry, Albertsons reported.
Along with financial assistance, Safeway's Northern California Division is working with the Red Cross to donate tractor trailers to bring and store food to help evacuation shelters.
The winners span 10 categories across the food, drug, mass and value channels.
Albertons' new VP advertising brings more than 20 years of advertising leadership experience with companies like Dick's Sporting Goods, PetSmart and Tractor Supply Company.
Among the key projected outcomes of this deal is for Plated to become the first omnichannel meal kit offering with national scale.
During the August 2016 floods in Louisiana, which caused roughly $8.7 billion in damage and destroyed more than 60,000 homes, Albertsons activated its Disaster Relief and Outreach Initiative.
All vaccines permitted per state can be administered on a "walk-in" basis with no appointment necessary and are offered at more than 1,700 Albertsons pharmacies.
Kevin Turner brings decades of retail and technology experience to his new role with Albertsons, including roles at Walmart and Microsoft.
"[These appointments] will only strengthen our service to vendors and stores alike as we continue our work to be the Favorite Local Supermarket,” stated CMMO Shane Sampson.