February 26, 2016

Walmart executive named CMO at The Fresh Market

  Pamela Kohn was appointed The Fresh Market’s Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, effective Jan. 6. In her role, Kohn is tasked with enhancing the company’s merchandise selection, […]

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February 26, 2016

Publix CEO set to retire

Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw is retiring, effective April 30, at which time Todd Jones will be appointed CEO.        Crenshaw is a grandson of Publix founder George Jenkins. Crenshaw has worked […]

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February 26, 2016

Ahold Delhaize Merger Approved

Ahold and Delhaize agreed to a merger earlier today. The combined company, Ahold Delhaize, is valued at approximately $29 billion, according to media reports. CEO of Royal Ahold, Dick Boer, […]

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February 26, 2016

New President, CEO Named at Weis Markets

Weis Markets’ board of directors approved Jonathan Weis as president and CEO. Weis, 46, has served as the retailer’s interim CEO since David Hepfinger left the company last fall. As […]

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February 26, 2016

SuperValu included in 18-store $65 million acquisition

SuperValu Inc., owner of Cub Foods, along with four Twin Cities-based independent grocery retailers, announced each have entered into definitive agreements to acquire 18 Rainbow Foods grocery stores. Roundy’s is […]

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February 26, 2016

National Confectioners Association Appoints President

The National Confectioners Association’s (NCA) Board of Trustees announced the appointment of John H. Downs, Jr., to president of the trade association. Downs, a senior advisor to the president of […]

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February 26, 2016

Tesco appoints Lewis as CEO amid challenging trading conditions

Tesco officials named Dave Lewis CEO of Tesco, a UK based food retailer, earlier this week. Lewis will assume the role of CEO effective Oct. 1. He replaces Philip Clarke. […]

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February 26, 2016

Walmart Names New US President & CEO

Walmart officials promoted Greg Foran to president and CEO of Walmart U.S, effective Aug. 9. Foran succeeds Bill Simon, who served as president and CEO since June 2010 and will […]

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February 26, 2016

Arthur T. Demoulas offers to purchase Market Basket

Former Market Basket president Arthur T. Demoulas offered to buy out the 50.5 percent of company owned by his cousin and his family. “The Arthur T. Demoulas side of the […]

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February 26, 2016

Dollar Tree Purchases Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

Dollar Tree officials agreed to purchase rival Family Dollar for approximately $8.5 billion in cash and stock, a move that would fuse two of North America’s largest deep-discount retailers. The […]

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