April 11, 2014

As part of its ongoing commitment to help customers achieve healthier lifestyles, Ahold USA recently hosted two nutrition education days on April 8 and 9 at its Carlisle Support Office.

March 20, 2014

Ahold's Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets on Wednesday announced that charitable donations made in 2013 from customers, associates and vendor partners totaled $25.1 million.

March 12, 2014

Ahold USA announced that its private-label teas now feature the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal, and that its private-label coffees are UTZ Certified. The announcement is part of an ongoing effort to be a responsible retailer, the company said.

March 11, 2014

Ahold has entered into an agreement to acquire Spar's business in the Czech Republic. The acquisition includes 50 stores of which 36 are compact hypers and 14 are supermarkets.

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.

March 3, 2014

Peapod last week announced the opening of a new fulfillment facility in Agawam, Mass., to better serve the needs of consumers from Hampshire and Hampden counties.

February 27, 2014

Ahold announced plans to significantly expand its Peapod presence in the U.S. market when announcing fourth-quarter results on Thursday.

February 19, 2014

DiversityBusiness.com earlier this month named the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities."

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 24, 2014

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on Friday hosted an event to announce a $5 million leadership gift from Giant Food Stores to support construction of the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, an outpatient facility scheduled to open in the University City section of Philadelphia in 2015.

January 21, 2014

Ahold's shareholders approved the company's proposal to return €1 billion (US$1.4 billion) to shareholders by way of a capital repayment and reverse stock split.

January 16, 2014

Ahold on Thursday announced consolidated net sales of €7.5 billion (U.S. $10.2 billion) for fourth quarter 2013, a decrease of 1.1% at constant exchange rates compared to fourth quarter 2012.

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 23, 2013

Ahold USA division Giant Food Stores has donated nearly $650,000 to local charities, the supermarket banner said.

December 13, 2013

Giant Food Stores is further expanding its partnership with sister company Peapod with the launch of a new pick-up spot at a store in a town near Philadelphia, the chain, also known as Giant-Carlisle, said.

December 3, 2013

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

December 2, 2013

Canada's Jean Coutu Group is helping to bolster holiday sales with the launch of its "e-store window" inside the Longueuil Metro Station. Commuters will be able to shop a wall of deals using their smartphones with delivery before Dec. 24.

It's not really an example of thinking outside the box, as much as it's eliminating the concept of a box altogether. It's an extension of the Jean Coutu brand name into a space typically associated with billboard-style advertising, only stoppers-by can shop the space as easily as they do in the store or online.

November 26, 2013

Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa., is launching its pickup service at five stores in Pennsylvania's Montgomery and Bucks counties, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket banner said.

November 19, 2013

Dr. Pepper Snapple Group will distribute a growing line of all-natural, antioxidant-infused beverages, the maker of the beverages said Tuesday.

November 18, 2013

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

November 18, 2013

A bill that would implement federal tracking and tracing of drugs and strengthen federal regulations on pharmacy compounding has passed in the Senate and will go to President Barack Obama for his signature.

November 14, 2013

Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold will sell its Slovakian business to Slovakia-based retailer Condorum, Ahold said Thursday.

November 14, 2013

Royal Ahold had sales of $9.96 billion in third quarter 2013, compared with $10.2 billion during the same period last year, the Dutch supermarket operator said Thursday.

November 12, 2013

Supermarket chain Giant Food of Landover, Md., has started a new way for non-profit organizations to use its gift cards to raise money.