October 14, 2016

Last year, Giant/Martin’s donated $12.3 million to about 100 hunger relief agencies through customer, vendor and corporate support, part of which included its Meat the Needs program. 

October 11, 2016

The company said it has invested $215 million this year to remodel stores, lower prices, hire hundreds of new associates and give back to local communities.

September 19, 2016

Ahold USA announced Monday that its retail divisions — Stop & Shop, Giant Food of Landover, Giant Food Stores of Carlisle, Martins and Peapod — have met the retailer’s goal of eliminating 1 billion grocery bags from the environment.

September 1, 2016

Instacart, the grocery-ordering app, is getting creative about picking, packing and delivering food on-demand. According to TechCrunch, the company’s people and technology show that the San Francisco startup has changed grocery stores for good. (TechCrunch)

August 25, 2016

“We have started our new chapter as Ahold Delhaize with good momentum, with these two strong sets of pre-merger results,” Ahold Delhaize CEO Dick Boer said.

July 21, 2016

Subject to completion of the merger on July 23, 2016, Ahold Delhaize is expected to start trading on Euronext Amsterdam and Brussels on Monday, July 25, 2016, with ticker symbol AD.

July 14, 2016

The stores being sold make up 4.1% of the two companies’ total combined count of stores in the United States and 3.2% of combined net sales.

June 16, 2016

The GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award honors visionary leaders who have made significant contributions to the industry’s general merchandise and health beauty wellness categories, to his or her company and to GMDC.

June 7, 2016

In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek

June 2, 2016

Discount grocer ALDI plans to introduce its first full line of baby products, Little Journey, in August.

June 1, 2016

Ahold USA's Peapod division reported double-digit sales growth and continued to expand in the New York City market area with an explosive growth rate of 26%.

May 24, 2016

Among supermarket rankings, Wegmans was the only supermarket that improved its score between 2015 and 2016, with a gain of one point, while whole foods dropped 10 points, Albertsons dropped 9 points, and Hannaford and Trader Joe’s both dropped eight points.

May 17, 2016

The screenings are a quarterly event for Ahold USA, and to date the supermarket chain has administered more than 12,000 screenings to over 5,000 patients.

April 11, 2016

Lebhar-Friedman launches Go Health Events website that connects consumers to retailer-hosted health events.

April 6, 2016

Ahold USA's new merchandising chief will focus on leading a team that supports Ahold USA and its four retail divisions, Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle.

March 21, 2016

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is reporting that the 19 Martin’s Food Markets stores in the area will be either sold or closed as the completion of parent company Ahold’s merger with Delhaize Group. The Richmond-area stores are just some of the 83 stores the combined companies are looking to unload across the eastern and northeastern U.S. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

March 14, 2016

Ahold shareholders have overwhelmingly approved the company`s proposal to merge with Delhaize Group.

March 8, 2016

Weis Markets also announced an Ahold USA vet has joined the team as director of category analysis, promotional income and retail strategies.

March 3, 2016

In the United States, Ahold grew sales excluding gas by 4.1%, adjusted for an additional week. 

March 2, 2016

Southeastern Grocers on Tuesday welcomed grocery veteran Anthony Hucker to its ranks as COO, the Jacksonville Daily Record reported. "Hucker previously was president and COO of Schnucks, a Midwest food retailer," the paper reported. "He also served as president of Giant Food and was on the executive board of Ahold USA." (Jacksonville Daily Record)

 

February 29, 2016

"Royal" Ahold Delhaize will bring together a portfolio of more than 6,500 stores in the United States and Europe.

 
February 23, 2016

Ahold USA has leveraged RSi's data platform and collaboration tools to better align Ahold USA business goals and daily priorities with its vendor partners.

February 2, 2016

Partnering with Peapod, Giant is combining short-term delivery wait periods with the convenience of getting groceries on the way home from work

February 1, 2016

The transaction is expected to be completed in mid-2016, following associate consultation procedures, shareholder approval and regulatory clearances.