June 20, 2012

Supervalu is expanding its private-label offering to include 2,700 products across more than 100 categories by 2013.

June 11, 2012

Save-A-Lot, a wholly owned subsidiary of Supervalu, on Monday launched a national search for a team of two interns to serve as brand ambassadors — or more aptly titled Road Scholars — for its 2012 Fuel Your Family Road Trip campaign.

June 8, 2012

Quietly but noticeably, two trends have been occurring over the past few years: A move toward "locavorism" and a demand for fresh produce. The fresh produce trend is evident from a Produce Marketing Association consumer survey from 2010 that showed an increased interest in buying fresh fruits and vegetables and shopping at farmer's markets, while such retailers as Bartell Drugs, Meijer and Duane Reade are devoting significant shelf space to locally sourced products.

June 6, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets announced the hiring of Brett Wing as VP of FoodMaxx operations.

June 6, 2012

Supervalu's Save-A-Lot division on Tuesday announced plans for a new 250,374-sq.-ft. food distribution center in Pompano Beach, Fla. The center is expected to open by the end of fiscal year 2013, which ends Feb. 23, 2013.

June 6, 2012

A store-level workforce reduction is planned for Albertsons' Southern California division.

June 4, 2012

Supervalu banner Cub Foods has partnered with a local produce grower to provide year-round local produce to locations throughout the Twin Cities.

June 1, 2012

Supervalu banner Acme Markets has opened a new store in Bryn Mawr, Pa.

May 23, 2012

Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to acquire 19 retail pharmacies and three central fill pharmacies located in British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba from Paragon for about $75 million in cash.

May 22, 2012

Albertsons LLC has implemented an in-store program that will allow customers to scan a QR code using their smartphones to access recipes with tips for grilling Steakhouse Choice cuts of meat.

May 21, 2012

Supervalu banner Shaw's is celebrating the upcoming summer season with its Sizzlin' Summer Giveaway.

May 17, 2012

Supervalu is bringing its Save-A-Lot banner to Atlantic City, N.J.

May 16, 2012

Albertsons LLC has announced that it is making a $56,000 donation to the Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts in the South and Midwest, following the series of spring tornadoes that impacted the area.

May 15, 2012

The president of Shoppers Food and Pharmacy will transition to a new role, parent company Supervalu announced Tuesday.

May 10, 2012

RxAlly has expanded its national network to include nine independent pharmacy organizations and 10 regional chains.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced that Pete Van Helden, EVP retail operations, will be leaving the company this spring. Taking his place will be Kevin Holt.

May 3, 2012

Supervalu announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 8.75 cents per share.

April 27, 2012

Albertsons LLC is sharpening its focus on social media and digital marketing with the creation of a new social and digital marketing team that will be led by technology and social marketing expert Karl Meinhardt.

April 17, 2012

Supervalu is moving ahead with its sustainability efforts by increasing the number of stores that will divert 90% or more of their waste from local landfills by the end of the current fiscal year.

April 17, 2012

Walgreens’ success with fresh foods has left the retailer hungry for more.

April 16, 2012

Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

April 12, 2012

Albertsons LLC earlier this week announced the closure of 13 stores across the Sunshine State, leaving only four locations in the Orlando, Fla., area, according to published reports.

April 11, 2012

A Supervalu banner announced that it will offer patients access to a program created by UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.

April 10, 2012

Looking ahead to fiscal 2013, Supervalu will continue its focus on "hyperlocal" merchandising, value-driven pricing and its transformational remodels to build on its momentum coming out of fiscal 2012.