June 14, 2013

Food Lion store manager Charles Inman, who manages a Food Lion in Clayton, N.C., was named Delhaize Group's Store Manager of the Year, the company has announced.

May 29, 2013

The parent company of the Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie supermarket chains will buy three chains from Belgium-based Delhaize Group.

May 16, 2013

Food Lion has revamped 178 of its stores and hired 800 new employees, the Delhaize Group-owned supermarket chain said.

May 8, 2013

Belgian international food retailer Delhaize Group, whose U.S. banners include Hannaford, Sweetbay and Food Lion, has announced that president and CEO Pierre-Olivier Beckers intends to retire from his executive role by the end of this year.

February 8, 2013

NEW YORK - Delhaize America is cutting 500 jobs, according to published reports.

News media in North Carolina reported that the Belgian supermarket operator's American subsidiary would cut 350 jobs and 150 open positions as part of a reorganization. Employees of the company received notifications of the layoffs via email, according to the reports.

January 28, 2013

99¢ Only Stores last week announced that Richard Anicetti has assumed the role of interim CEO.

January 17, 2013

The Delhaize Group shakeup continues as news circulates that its Sweetbay Supermarket division will shutter 33 underperforming stores in Florida by mid-February, according to a report on Tampa Bay Online.

December 10, 2012

Family Dollar Stores last week named as Tammy DeBoer SVP food. DeBoer will report to Paul White, EVP and chief merchandising officer.

December 7, 2012

Food Lion president Cathy Green Burns has left the company and is being succeeded by Beth Newlands Campbell as part of a major organizational shakeup at Delhaize America, according to published reports.

August 30, 2012

Delhaize's U.S. division has a new leader.

August 27, 2012

Delhaize Group has enlisted the services of Retalix for in-store software for Delhaize Group's 3,300 locations — including more than 20,000 point-of-sale terminals — across Eurasia and the United States.

May 3, 2012

Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Delhaize Group, reported a decline in its underlying profit declined due to a decrease in gross margin resulting from price investments, as well as the impact of closed stores, as part of the company's portfolio optimization.

March 8, 2012

Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Delhaize Group, saw a decrease in underlying operating profit prompted by soft sales, an increase in operating expenses to support growth projects and price investments for fourth quarter 2011.

January 20, 2012

Bottom Dollar Food announced grand opening dates for its first 14 stores in the greater Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, markets, with its first seven stores opening on Jan. 26. Seven additional stores will open on Feb. 9.

January 17, 2012

Former Revlon executive Jack Stahl has been appointed to Saks’ board of directors, effective Jan. 16. He also will serve on the audit committee of the board.

January 12, 2012

The U.S. division of Delhaize Group is looking to strengthen its position in the market by retiring one of its supermarket banners and closing several underperforming stores.

November 16, 2011

Discount grocer Bottom Dollar Food is hiring more than 800 associates over the next several months to begin to prepare for store openings next year, the company announced Wednesday.

November 16, 2011

Network growth and higher retail inflation prompted growth in both revenues and comparable-store sales for Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Delhaize Group, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

November 9, 2011

In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Food Lion, Harveys and Reid's stores will offer a 10% discount to active and retired military personnel to show their support and appreciation for those who currently are serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, the retailers, which are part of Delhaize Group, reported.

August 5, 2011

New stores, higher retail inflation and positive calendar impact drove sales up for Delhaize America, the U.S. sector of the Delhaize Group, during the second quarter ended June 30.

August 1, 2011

Delhaize America announced that it is expanding its Food Lion distribution center in Dunn, N.C.

July 25, 2011

Discount grocery chain Bottom Dollar Food announced plans to enter the greater Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, markets.

July 5, 2011

Rockin’ Green’s laundry detergent formulas — Soft, Classic and Hard Rock — will feature a new scent and packaging.

June 8, 2011

Delhaize America banners are getting the kiosk treatment.