Supervalu to eliminate some corporate jobs
MINNEAPOLIS Supervalu said it will eliminate more than 100 jobs at its corporate offices in Minneapolis and Boise over the next 12 to 18 months as it switches to a third-party provider for some of its financial services.
In a statement, Supervalu said the decision was made “after months of careful analysis as part of our ongoing efforts to improve operational efficiencies and enhance our competitiveness.” Supervalu did not identify the third party provider in its statement.
Wegmans to offer skin cancer screening
NEW YORK Residents in the Rochester, N.Y., area can have suspicious moles examined by dermatologists for free Saturday, June 14, according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
Wegmans will offer the service in the late morning through early afternoon at its store at 3195 Monroe Ave. in Pittsford, a town near Rochester. Blue Lizard Sunscreen is cosponsoring the service, which will be in the store’s skin-care department.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, with more than 1 million new cases diagnosed each year, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Albertsons to lay off 5,000-plus Florida workers
TAMPA BAY, Fla. Grocery store chain Albertsons will lay off more than 5,000 workers in Florida, the company announced Wednesday.
Those laid off will include 121 workers at an Albertsons distribution center in Plant City, Fla., and more than 5,000 at 49 of its stores throughout the state, which it is selling to Publix Super Markets.
Based in Boise, Idaho, Albertsons is a banner of Supervalu.