January 11, 2011

There were three takeaways to come out of Supervalu’s third-quarter analyst call Tuesday morning: The deep discount banner Save-A-Lot will be the most significant catalyst for growth going forward; Supervalu aggressively is addressing pricing issues that have had consumers who are more accustomed to the “hi” in the grocer’s "hi-lo" pricing strategy shopping elsewhere; and while traditional Supervalu banners Acme, Shaw’s and even Jewel-Osco do not have a “For Sale” sign on their respective front lawns, at least not yet, they can be had for the right price.

January 7, 2011

Supervalu on Friday named Janel Haugarth, 55, EVP merchandising and logistics.

January 6, 2011

Shaw’s Supermarkets, a Supervalu banner, on Wednesday announced five store closures in the coming week — three in Massachusetts and two in Rhode Island — according to published reports.

January 5, 2011

BOULDER, Colo. — Now 10 years operating its unique footprint in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy has been revving its growth engine lately. Pharmaca is targeting three new store openings in 2011, and between three and six new stores each year through 2015 — a pace that would put the chain at 44 locations in time for its 15th anniversary. “We will be expanding outside of the states in which we currently operate in the future,” said Mark Panzer, Pharmaca president and CEO.

December 21, 2010

Supervalu is having difficulty divesting its New-England-based Shaw’s chain for more than $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, and the Minnesota grocery conglomerate may be ready to take down its "for sale" sign.

December 16, 2010

A supermarket chain, part of the Supervalu family of grocery stores, teamed up with the charitable arm of a professional football team to donate funds to end hunger in the area.

December 10, 2010

Supervalu on Thursday named Sherry Smith EVP and CFO. Smith, 49, had been the company’s interim CFO. She immediately assumes her new role and will directly report to Craig Herkert, CEO and president.

December 9, 2010

Supervalu on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement for the sale of Total Logistic Control to Ryder Integrated Logistics.

December 7, 2010

Albertsons, which is owned by Supervalu, recently announced that two of its stores located in California reached “zero waste” classification in their daily operations.

November 17, 2010

Food is the most important aspect of the holiday season and unites families, according to...

November 17, 2010

A 20-year veteran at Supervalu will become a senior counselor outside of the company for...

November 3, 2010

A Supervalu subsidiary is getting into the holiday spirit with a new campaign that gives...

October 28, 2010

There are many pharmacy retailers hooking their diabetes-related initiatives into the awareness generated by American...

October 28, 2010

Supervalu has sold 14 stores under the Bristol Farms banner, the retailer announced Friday....

October 27, 2010

Supervalu on Thursday announced the launch of a comprehensive, whole-store health-and-wellness program called “living healthy...

October 25, 2010

Navarro Discount Pharmacies, which operates 28 stores in Miami, has bolstered its management team with...

October 24, 2010

As this issue went to press, it sure had been a busy week here at Drug Store News. And that means it was a busy week for the industry, too.

October 20, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores emphasized the importance of pharmacy-patient interaction at this...

October 18, 2010

A labor dispute at one of its banner stores, employee-related costs and an impairment charge...

October 17, 2010

Supervalu on Monday announced its acquisition of six Rinderer’s Drug Stores here, three of which...

October 13, 2010

Supervalu subsidiary and hard-discount grocery retailer Save-A-Lot will open a new distribution center in North...

October 12, 2010

Supervalu's Cub Foods is looking to help customers with gluten sensitivity with the launch of...

October 11, 2010

Supervalu's Jewel-Osco stores announced a flu prevention program with vaccinations available in all locations with...

October 11, 2010

Rite Aid on Monday announced the opening of five more co-branded Save-A-Lot Food Stores/Rite Aid...