June 26, 2017

Supervalu COO and CFO Bruce Besanko will be departing the company for another opportunity, effective July 5, the company said. 

June 13, 2017

This transition is a critical step in the company's plans to use technology smartly in order to compete in a demanding and competitive grocery environment.

April 25, 2017

Mark Gross adds the company is also working to fundamentally improve the shopping experience in its retail stores.

April 11, 2017

The transaction will bring together two “highly complementary grocery wholesale organizations with combined sales of approximately $16 billion in 2016.”

March 28, 2017

Shoppers can visit their local CUB, Farm Fresh, SHOPPERS or Shop ‘n Save Pharmacy for a diabetes risk assessment performed by a pharmacist, followed by a free glucose screening for those determined to be at risk for the disease.

February 23, 2017

The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting that Supervalu executive Eric Hymas, who has overseen the company’s Cub Foods Banner since January 2016, is stepping down from his position. As the company seeks a replacement, Supervalu SVP marketing and consumer insights Chad Ferguson has taken over on an interim basis. “Chad is a dynamic leader with a wealth of experience and I’m very pleased he will be stepping in to lead Cub,”Supervalu SVP retail, merchandising and marketing Anne Dament told the Star Tribune. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 

January 18, 2017

Twenty-five year retail veteran most recently served as SVP for Target.

January 11, 2017

Same-store retail sales suffer decrease 5.7% year over year decrease.

December 6, 2016

Grocery retailer now organized into Wholesale and Retail business segments. 

November 21, 2016

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

October 19, 2016

With just weeks to go before its annual Industry Issues Summit conference — one of the most highly-anticipated, must-attend events on the drug store industry calendar — Drug Store News has announced another top-tier roster of some of the most talented and creative retail executives in the business for the annual thought-leadership/networking event.

October 19, 2016

On the heels of its Monday announcement that it would be selling its Save-A-Lot business, Supervalu on Wednesday reported it Q2 2016, reporting a 4.6% decrease in net sales compared to last year. 

October 17, 2016

In addition to selling the Save-A-Lot business to an Onex Corp. affiliate, Supervalu is also entering into a professional services agreement to provide Save-A-Lot’s day-to-day operational and support services for five years.

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)

July 27, 2016

Supervalu Inc. on Wednesday lower-than-expected profit for the first quarter amid ongoing efforts to spin off its Save-A-Lot division.

July 14, 2016

The news of Mark Van Buskirk's departure was disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

April 26, 2016

Supervalu's fourth quarter Retail net sales were $1.1 billion, down 2.6%.

April 25, 2016

Mary Winston joins the board having most recently served from 2012 through August 2015 as EVP and CFO for Family Dollar Stores.

April 20, 2016

Supervalu's new chief innovation officer will work closely with Supervalu's wholesale and retail teams to develop and execute on market opportunities, including new business development.

March 17, 2016

On the first day of the 2016 NACDS RxIMPACT Day, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores recognized executives from Supervalu, Kinney Drugs and Rite Aid and a student from Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy for their advocacy efforts.

February 12, 2016

GMDC also announced a number of new appointments to its executive committee and board of directors. 

February 3, 2016
The company announced a successor to president and CEO Sam Duncan, who has previously announced he will be retiring.
December 2, 2015

Save-A-Lot's new CEO will hit the ground running on or around Jan. 4, 2016.