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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February 26, 2016

Haggen Files for Chapter 11 after filing $1B lawsuit against Albertson’s

Haggen has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than a year after the company acquired 146 stores when Albertsons acquired Safeway. More than half of those stores, 100, were […]

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February 26, 2016

Walmart appoints Bratspies to CMO

Steve Bratspies has been appointed to CMO of Walmart’s US store locations, effective Oct. 19. In his new role, Bratspies will oversee all merchandise categories across more than 4,500 stores […]

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February 26, 2016

Albertsons delays IPO

Albertsons has postponed the company’s initial public stock offering to chip away at debt and focus on store upgrades to help attract consumers. Albertsons delayed plans to sell stock earlier […]

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