October 10, 2011

Giant Food Stores is marking National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by donating more than $25,000 to organizations that address the disease, the Royal Ahold-owned supermarket chain said.

October 10, 2011

Supermarket chain Stop & Shop will work with Foodshare to sponsor events at its stores in Hartford, Conn., to help qualifying residents access the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit.

September 15, 2011

Safeway and Wegmans ranked highest across all customer service elements, according to a survey by Empathica.

September 14, 2011

Ahold has announced the appointment of Jeff Carr as EVP and CFO, starting Nov. 12.

September 13, 2011

Ahold USA has appointed a former Walmart executive to head its Landover, Md.-based Giant Food division, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

September 13, 2011

GMDC members elected two new board members to serve in two-year terms on their board of directors, the association announced Tuesday.

August 11, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Mike Mignola VP store operations and Bruno Garisto VP center store sales and merchandising.

August 8, 2011

Giant Food Stores will convene a panel of local experts at one of its stores in Harrisburg, Pa., for its Giant's Childhood Obesity Forum on Aug. 16.

July 20, 2011

A Giant Food location in Phoenixville, Pa., opened its new gas station Wednesday, Carlisle, Pa.-based Giant said.

July 15, 2011

The U.S. subsidiary of Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold is hoping to attract local and diverse suppliers to its stores in the markets in which it operates.

July 13, 2011

The U.S. subsidiary of Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold has appointed Raymond McCall SVP pharmacy and health and beauty care, the company said Wednesday.

July 11, 2011

Giant-Carlisle plans to open its first store in Philadelphia next week, the grocery chain said.

June 30, 2011

Ahold has tapped retail veteran James McCann to serve in the newly created role of chief commercial development officer.

June 10, 2011

Sales for Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold increased 5.9% to $13.3 billion in first quarter 2011, the company said.

June 6, 2011

Registered dietitians' role in retail was emphasized as health-and-wellness professionals from retailers, manufacturers and other organizations gathered for the third annual Dietitian Summit, which was held in Philadelphia last month.

June 3, 2011

Royal Ahold banner Giant Food Stores is giving its private-label products a new look.

May 26, 2011

Giant Food is donating nearly $2 million to schools in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia as part of its 2010-2011 A+ School Rewards program, the Royal Ahold banner said Wednesday.

May 26, 2011

Royal Ahold banner Giant-Carlisle has opened a new gas station near a store in Lancaster, Pa., the supermarket chain said.

May 25, 2011

Royal Ahold executive Kimberly Ross is joining beauty company Avon as EVP and CFO, reporting to Andrea Jung, Avon's chairman and CEO.

May 17, 2011

Royal Ahold banner Giant-Carlisle sponsored its first Childhood Obesity Summit Tuesday, according to an announcement by the chain.

April 25, 2011

Pharmacy retailers always are looking for ways to leverage the resources they have in order to attract customers, whether they’re drug stores, supermarkets or mass merchandisers. One supermarket operator is using its gas stations to bring customers to the counter.


April 15, 2011

A health-and-wellness conference that brings together retail dietitians and nutritionists has tapped Ahold USA and its Giant Carlisle division as the event's retail host.

March 28, 2011

Royal Ahold’s Peapod online grocery service is expanding in New York, according to published reports.

March 9, 2011

Giant Food Stores plans to open a new store near Philadelphia on March 16, the Carlisle, Pa.-based Royal Ahold banner said.