August 31, 2015

Christopher Baldwin has been named president and COO at BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., putting the former Hess Retail CEO in position to succeed Laura Sen as CEO of the 208 unit warehouse club chain.

July 16, 2015

From the leadership team in Camp Hill, Pa., to the nearly 90,000 associates it has in the field and in its stores, they believe in themselves and have built a culture focused on finding and implementing the next big idea, and creating important differentiation from their competitors.

July 16, 2015

Rite Aid’s wellness+ loyalty program was a key catalyst in the company’s turnaround, Ken Martindale, Rite Aid president and COO, told Drug Store News. And now that the loyalty program is evolving into wellness+ with Plenti, part of a first-of-its-kind loyalty coalition, it may serve as another bellwether for Rite Aid as the company transforms into a comprehensive retail healthcare company.

July 16, 2015

Rite Aid in late June announced that Bryan Everett will join the company as EVP of store operations, effective Aug. 3. Everett will be responsible for all operations at the company’s nearly 4,600 chainwide stores and will report to Rite Aid’s president and COO Ken Martindale.

June 1, 2015

Fred's is retooling all categories across the front-end in an effort to improve overall performance. 

March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar will operate as a value chain/retail pharmacy hybrid, COO Mike Bloom told investors Thursday. 

January 13, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar  announced that it has named Michael Bloom as the company's president and COO, effective Jan. 12.

 

October 30, 2014

Wakefern Food Corp. reached a record sales level of $14.7 billion in retail sales for the fiscal year ended Sept. 27, a 4% increase from the same period last year, and $11.9 billion in Wakefern sales, the company reported during its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday.

June 24, 2014

Rite Aid and Heritage Provider Network, one of California’s largest healthcare provider networks, on Tuesday announced they have entered into an agreement to bring the Rite Aid Health Alliance program to HPN’s chronic and polychronic patients across Southern California.

June 23, 2014

Rite Aid president and COO Ken Martindale officially marked the grand re-opening of the company's Beverly Hills store with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning.

June 13, 2014

The Food Marketing Institute on Thursday announced its 2013-2014 slate of officers, with Jerry Garland, president and CEO of Associated Wholesale Grocers assuming the role of FMI chairman.

May 1, 2014

Sally Beauty Holdings has announced that Christian Brickman will assume the role of CEO as part of a succession plan.

April 16, 2014

Kroger on Wednesday announced that Timothy Massa will be promoted to group VP human resources and labor relations.

April 1, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday announced that SVP Robert "Pete" Williams plans to retire in May after 37 years with the company.

March 25, 2014

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company, has named Ben Fischer CEO.

February 25, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday announced Dennis Gibson has been promoted to president of the QFC division.

January 29, 2014

Rite Aid announced that associates in its corporate offices located throughout the greater Harrisburg area raised $613,555 during its 2013 fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Capital Region.

January 21, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Jay Cummins president of the Smith's Food and Drug Stores division and Joe Fey president of Kroger's Mid-Atlantic division.

January 9, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that it has promoted Jason Reiser to the position of EVP - chief merchandising officer. Reiser will report to Howard Levine, chairman and CEO.

January 9, 2014

Schnuck Markets chairman and CEO Scott Schnuck, 63, plans to transfer the latter title in March to his brother, president and COO Todd Schnuck, 55, the company said.

December 19, 2013

Rite Aid appears to be transitioning from a turnaround phase to one in which it's looking more toward future opportunities, company executives suggested in a conference call Thursday morning when announcing the chain's third quarter 2014 results.

November 8, 2013

Rite Aid’s efforts to convert the chain to the new Wellness store format have been running smoothly for a couple of years now, but it was this year that the chain reached two key milestones.

November 5, 2013

Family Dollar president and COO Mike Bloom will be featured on the CBS award-winning reality series, "Undercover Boss" this Friday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. EST.

October 17, 2013

Kroger on Thursday announced that Michael Ellis will be named president and COO, effective Jan. 1, 2014, completing the succession plan announced in September.