October 11, 2013

Safeway on Thursday announced, as part of its plan to exit the Chicago market, it has sold four of its Dominick's stores in the greater Chicago area to New Albertsons, which operates Jewel-Osco grocery stores.

October 4, 2013

It was a big week for executive promotions, particularly the appointment of Mary Kelly as EVP and chief merchandising officer at Rexall Pharma Plus and Chris Dimos, who has joined McKesson as SVP corporate strategy and business development.

There’s no doubt that these two industry leaders bring much to the table in their new roles.

September 30, 2013

Pharmacy veteran Chris Dimos has joined McKesson as SVP corporate strategy and business development, reporting to Brian Tyler, McKesson EVP corporate strategy and business development, DSN has learned.

September 9, 2013

Albertson’s LLC announced that it intends to acquire Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets, which operates 50 retail stores under the United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos banners.

August 29, 2013

NEW YORK — New Albertsons Inc. banners Shaw’s and Star Market, Acme and Jewel-Osco have announced the availability of flu shots at their pharmacies.

Specially trained pharmacists are available to administer the traditional flu vaccine, needle-free FluMist nasal spray and Fluzone Intradermal, as well as Fluzone HD for patients ages 65 years and older during regular pharmacy hours with no appointment necessary.

August 6, 2013

Jewel-Osco, which is owned by New Albertsons, has named Jim Rice as VP of operations for Jewel-Osco.

August 1, 2013

Ahold USA has appointed Nick Bertram as its SVP store strategy and execution, the supermarket operator said.

July 24, 2013

Supervalu named Bruce Besanko as the company’s EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 7.

July 18, 2013

Supervalu announced the election of the final two members to its reconstituted board: Eric Johnson, president and CEO of Baldwin Richardson Foods Co., and Sam Duncan, Supervalu president and CEO.

July 18, 2013

Supervalu on Thursday reported first quarter fiscal 2014 net sales of $5.2 billion, down 1.5%, and net earnings of $85 million, or $0.34 per diluted share.

July 12, 2013

Supervalu on Friday announced a leadership change at the company’s Shoppers division, based in Bowie, Md., as current president Bob Bly has decided to leave the company to pursue new career opportunities.

July 9, 2013

Shaw’s and Star Market have confirmed that six underperforming stores will close in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

June 27, 2013

The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday reported that Cerberus Capital Management has made a bid for Harris Teeter Supermarkets.

June 20, 2013

Still fresh from its sale to AB Acquisition LLC, Albertsons has started notifying shoppers that its Preferred Card loyalty program is no longer available.

May 28, 2013

Several months after acquiring Supervalu, Cerberus Capital Management is reportedly interested in about a half-dozen grocery chains for potential bids, including Harris Teeter, according to a Wall Street Journal article.

May 17, 2013

Supervalu successfully completed the refinancing of its existing $1.5 billion senior secured term loan agreement.

May 9, 2013

CVS/pharmacy announced the official launch of Total Home, a new home care product line built on performance, reliability and premium quality that is now available exclusively at CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide.

April 29, 2013

Supervalu has appointed Rite Aid president, chairman and CEO John Standley to its board of directors, the supermarket operator said. The company also announced the appointment of Cerberus Capital Management COO and general counsel Mark Neporent.

April 24, 2013

Supervalu posted sales of $3.89 billion and a loss of $1.41 billion in fourth quarter 2013, the company said Wednesday.

April 16, 2013

A former executive of Supervalu has been tapped for a top position at Stater Bros. Markets, the supermarket chain said.

April 15, 2013

The University of Utah's College of Pharmacy has opened a new research organization designed to encourage collaboration and interaction, according to published reports.

April 3, 2013

Supervalu announced additional changes at the senior level as Sam Duncan, Supervalu president and CEO, finalizes his executive leadership team.

April 3, 2013

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced that Gretchen Suydan has joined the central Pennsylvania grocer as director of marketing. The company announced the promotions of Brian Bosworth to sales director and Maria Panko to private brands manager.

March 27, 2013

With its acquisition of five retail grocery banners from Supervalu now complete, Albertsons LLC has outlined its new executive management team.