April 10, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's LLC, New Albertson's Inc. and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — announced on Friday that Bob Miller, the company's current executive chairman, will assume the additional role of CEO, effective immediately.

April 1, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Intermountain division.

March 31, 2015

Store brand sales in all the major retail channels are continuing their upwards trend, setting new records across the board for annual revenue, according to the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2015 Private Label Yearbook.

March 23, 2015

As burgeoning food retailer Haggen charts a path of expansion across the West Coast, the company is also making some key executive moves to support its growth in the Southwest.

March 10, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Denver division.

March 6, 2015

The decision to shutter remaining stores in California comes even as adjustments to promotions and pricing helped drive impressive fourth-quarter results.

 

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 2, 2015

Target is opening 15 stores this year, including additional TargetExpress and CityTarget smaller format locations as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

January 30, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday that they have completed their proposed merger.

January 27, 2015

Albertsons and Safeway have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger.

January 26, 2015

Ray Payne has been promoted to group VP, real estate.

December 22, 2014

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway have entered into agreements to sell 168 stores across eight states to four buyers — Associated Food Stores, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Supervalu and Haggen.

December 18, 2014

Supervalu announced Wednesday that it has launched SVInsights, a data exchange portal to enhance the working relationships between Supervalu and the manufacturer and broker community.

December 15, 2014

The Rancho Mirage Albertsons/Sav-On Pharmacy is sporting a new look, and store associates rolled out the red carpet during the Dec. 3 ribbon cutting ceremony, the company announced.

December 15, 2014

A study conducted by Cigna and Safeway shows that reference-based pricing can help control lab costs when individuals are supported with education and an online shopping tool.

November 19, 2014

Chicagoland grocer Jewel-Osco has announced that it is now offering customers Apple Pay, which enables shoppers to pay in store with an iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, upon availability.

November 17, 2014

Innovating on behalf of the consumer.

That’s what has always excited CVS/pharmacy president Helena Foulkes about the business ever since she took her first job in retail, some 22 years ago, at the only retail company she has ever worked for.

November 14, 2014

Being a mentor and paying it forward is one of the more critical roles of a leader, noted Jill Turner-Mitchael, Sam’s Club SVP health-and-wellness, who hails from Texas and has piloted Sam’s Club’s journey toward becoming a healthcare destination center. 

November 14, 2014

For Jocelyn Wong, SVP, chief marketing officer of Family Dollar, challenging the status quo is what she strives toward each day.

November 14, 2014

CVS Health’s Judy Sansone is widely regarded as a straight-shooting, savvy merchant with experience at various ends of the business. Today she serves as SVP, merchandising and personalization for CVS Health. 

November 14, 2014

Judy Wray  is helping to reinvent the beauty experience at Rite Aid. The chain’s beauty department’s new look features a much more interactive experience and the addition of more prestige cosmetic and skin care lines. Also in select stores, Rite Aid Beauty Advisors — specially trained to assist shoppers with all the beauty brands Rite Aid carries —  offer demonstrations and education. 

November 14, 2014

What happens when you take two cultures, both customer-focused and willing to embrace change to better the business, and blend them together? That’s the big project on the desk of Kathleen WilsonThompson, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s designated EVP and global chief human resources officer, who will be working to bring “let’s feel good” to “the corner of Happy and Healthy.”

November 4, 2014

Tailwinds from specialty pharmacy and increased generic utilization lifted CVS Health up on Tuesday, as the company posted net revenues of $35 billion, representing an increase of 9.7% for the three months ended Sept. 30.

 

October 15, 2014

Safeway reported in an SEC filing sales of $8.3 billion for the third quarter ended Sept. 6, representing a lift of 2.6% as compared to the year-ago period.