July 5, 2016

Hostess prepares a $2.3 billion stock offering

Hostess Brands announced it is preparing to take its stock public, four years after the company laid off thousands of workers and announced it was going out of business. Today, […]

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June 30, 2016

Mondelez makes takeover offer for Hershey

Mondelez International has made a takeover offer for Hershey – a deal that would create the industry’s largest confection maker and surpass Mars, Inc. Earlier this month, Mondelez officials sent […]

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March 16, 2016

Ahold and Delhaize receive merger approval

Ahold and Delhaize Group officials announced they have received approval from the Belgian Competition Authority (BCA) for their intended merger. The BCA’s approval is conditional upon the divestment of a […]

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March 14, 2016

The Fresh Market Acquired for $1.4 billion

The Fresh Market has been acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management to the tune of $1.4 billion. The transaction is anticipated to close during the second quarter of […]

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February 26, 2016

Kroger’s division president named president of Fred Meyer

Fred Meyer named Jeff Burt its new president, following current president Lynn Gust’s retirement, effective Jan. 31. Burt is currently president of Kroger’s Central division.        Gust is retiring after 45 […]

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February 26, 2016

BJ’s Wholesale Club Appoints New President

Effective Sept. 8, Christopher Baldwin will take over as president and COO of BJ’s Wholesale Club. Baldwin will be tasked with the grocery chain’s business operations including merchandising, marketing, membership […]

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February 26, 2016

Albertsons files for IPO

One of the country’s largest supermarket chains, Albertsons, recently announced the company plans to go public. This is one of the significantly larger initial public offerings this year, particularly during […]

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February 26, 2016

A&P files bankruptcy a second time

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and company officials are considering liquidating some of its stores. This is the second Chapter 11 bankruptcy […]

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February 26, 2016

99 Cents Only Stores Appoint Former Walmart EVP

99 Cents Only Stores officials announced Jack Sinclair has been appointed as Chief Merchandising Officer, effective today. Sinclair will be tasked with merchandising and marketing functions for 99 Cents Only. […]

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February 26, 2016

The Fresh Market Announces New President & CEO

The Fresh Market named Rick Anicetti as the company’s new president & CEO. Anicetti is the first CEO hired from outside of the company. He replaces Sean Crane, vp & […]

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