April 22, 2015

Ahold USA’s COO James McCann earlier this year outlined the driving force behind the supermarket operator’s overarching initiatives — improve customer perceptions of its U.S. operations across quality and service, as well as price.

February 26, 2015

Ahold USA is realigning its value proposition in an effort to drive sales in 2015. 

January 15, 2015

Ahold announced consolidated net sales of $9.5 billion for fourth-quarter 2014, an increase of 7.9% compared to fourth-quarter 2013. 


December 3, 2014

Retailers and supplier panelists tackled critical issues head on during Wednesday’s 16th annual Industry Issues Summit.

November 13, 2014

Ahold on Thursday recorded 7.5 billion euros ($9.3 billion) in third-quarter revenue, representing a 1.9% lift in sales.

October 2, 2014

Twenty-five years ago, two brothers, Thomas and Andrew Parkinson, developed a new way to shop for groceries.

August 25, 2014

Pharmacy and nutrition. These two areas of health have always gone hand-in-hand, but community pharmacy is taking a closer look at ways to merge nutrition interventions and diet counseling into their practice — and the results are proving to be successful.

August 14, 2014

Dollar General on Wednesday announced the appointment of Paula Price, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, to its board of directors effective Aug. 26.


March 3, 2014

Ahold USA on Monday announced that Tom Lenkevich will join the Giant/Martin's division as president, effective March 4, reporting to Bhavdeep Singh, EVP operations, Ahold USA.

February 7, 2014

Ahold USA announced that Rick Herring, president of the Giant Carlisle Division, has made the decision to retire, effective Feb. 14.

January 6, 2014

Ahold USA has opened 120 pickup points for online orders as of the end of 2013, the supermarket operator said Monday.

December 3, 2013

Paula Price is stepping down as Ahold USA's EVP and CFO, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

November 18, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Ahold USA for its efforts to reduce food waste, the agency said.

November 12, 2013

Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa., has opened four new pickup sites in Pennsylvania for online grocer and sister company Peapod, the supermarket chain said Tuesday.

November 8, 2013

Ahold USA is encouraging pork suppliers to start using open housing for pregnant sows by 2022, the supermarket retailer said Friday.

November 1, 2013

Ahold USA has appointed a former executive for Asian retailer Dairy Farm International as president of its Giant Food of Landover, Md., division, Ahold said Friday.

October 23, 2013

Ahold USA has won accolades for working with diverse and women-owned businesses, the supermarket operator said Wednesday.

October 4, 2013

Giant Food Stores turned 90 Friday, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said.

September 23, 2013

Royal Ahold supervisory board member Tom de Swaan will resign as of the end of this month, the company said Monday.

September 9, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., division president Anthony Hucker is leaving his position, effective Friday, parent company Ahold USA said Monday.

August 26, 2013

Stop & Shop is launching nine new pickup locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island as part of its partnership with online grocer and sister company Peapod.

August 26, 2013

Nearly half of families rely on recipes that are fast and easy to make for dinner, according to a new survey of shoppers by supermarket chain Stop & Shop.

August 6, 2013

“We're asking the pharmacists to be proactive in their communication rather than reactive.”

That’s Andrew Markievich, manager of pharmacy clinical programs for Ahold USA, the big Dutch-based owner-operator of U.S. supermarket chains like Stop & Shop and Giant Food in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region. Speaking to Drug Store News’ Alaric DeArment, Markievich was describing a new campaign at Ahold USA’s more than 560 food-store pharmacies “to take a more active, deliberate role in communicating with our patients.”

August 5, 2013

Ahold USA is encouraging its pharmacists to be more proactive and form closer relationships with their patients with the launch of ACT!, a program that stands for “Acknowledge,” “Coach” and “Thank.”

Why is this important? Ahold is a pharmacy retailer to watch. Notice that DSN didn't say "supermarket pharmacy retailer"?