August 3, 2017

Supervalu adds West Coast to its reach with Unified Grocers acquisition

In the acquire-or-merge trend that is sweeping through the retail space, the need to grow to compete has seen another acquisition. This time, Minnesota-based grocery store Supervalu expects to dramatically […]

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June 16, 2017

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market

Amazon and Whole Foods Market have entered a definitive merger agreement where Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market to the tune of $13.7 billion. The price includes Whole Foods Market’s […]

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June 15, 2017

Nestle contemplates sale of US confectionary business

Nestle is appraising options for its confectionary side of the business, and company leaders are open to an acquisition or merger, so long as the conditions make sense.         The […]

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May 11, 2017

Marsh Supermarkets files for Chapter 11

Marsh Supermarkets has filed for Chapter 11 in a last ditch effort to reorganize its assets while looking for a buyer to take over some or all of the chain’s […]

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April 20, 2017

Albertsons makes leadership changeup; announces new President & COO

Wayne Denningham has been named Albertsons’ new President and COO. Denningham previously held the position of Albertsons’ evp and COO. He will succeed Bob Miller, who will stay on as […]

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December 21, 2016

Brookshire Brothers CEO plans to step down, successor appointed

Brookshire Brothers President and CEO Jerry Johnson will step down from his position at the end of April 2017, company officials announced earlier this week. Johnson will continue as a […]

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August 11, 2016

Castle Harlan leads acquisition of Kings Super Markets and Balducci’s Food Lover’s Markets

  Castle Harlan, a private equity investment firm, announced this morning it initiated and completed the acquisition of Kings Super Markets and Balducci’s Food Lover’s Markets, by KB Holding, an […]

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August 5, 2016

Academy Sports + Outdoors names former Walmart evp as new CMO

Michelle Gloeckler was named the new CMO, evp and president of Academy Sports + Outdoors, effective Aug. 29. “I’m ecstatic to join the Academy Sports + Outdoors team, and I […]

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July 13, 2016

Danone Poised to Acquire WhiteWave Foods

  Danone recently positioned themselves to acquire WhiteWave Foods Company to the tune of $10.4 billion. Once complete, this merger would mark the largest deal in the natural and organic […]

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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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