Ahold Delhaize plans to reappoint Frans Muller as CEO

Ahold Delhaize plans to reappoint Frans Muller as CEO

ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize said Wednesday that its Supervisory Board intends to propose the reappointment of Frans Muller as president and CEO and member of the Management Board at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 12, 2023. Peter Agnefjäll, chair of the Supervisory Board of Ahold Delhaize, stated: “We are delighted

Raley’s promotes three executives

Raley’s promotes three executives

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Raley’s Cos. has promoted three leaders, the company said Tuesday. Craig Benson was named chief information technology officer, Helen Singmaster was promoted to senior vice president and general counsel, and Matt Hilbrink was promoted to vice president of enterprise risk and asset Protection. The company said that all three roles are for

GIANT opens e-commerce fulfillment center in Philadelphia

GIANT opens e-commerce fulfillment center in Philadelphia

CARLISLE, Pa.  – GIANT Co. opened a new, state-of-the-art GIANT Direct E-commerce Fulfillment Center (EFC) in Philadelphia on Monday. The 124,000 square foot facility will enable the company to serve more customers in Philadelphia and – for the first time in its 98-year history – in southern New Jersey, the company said. In celebration of

Dial launches Clean + Gentle line

Dial launches Clean + Gentle line

STAMFORD, Conn.— Henkel’s Dial brand has launched its Clean + Gentle of  body washes and antibacterial foaming hand washes. Besides being hypoallergenic, the products are dermatologist-tested and made without dyes, parabens, phthalates, and silicones. “With Clean + Gentle, Dial is appealing to the consumer who is seeking and using hypoallergenic products that are free from

Walmart comp sales grow 6.4% in Q3

Walmart comp sales grow 6.4% in Q3

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart’s comp-store sales in its U.S. division grew 6.4% in the third quarter, with gains across such key categories as general merchandise, health & wellness and food. Walmart U.S. eCommerce sales increased by 79% with strong results across all channels and contributed approximately 570 basis points to comp sales. Walmart’s total revenue

Hy-Vee putting hair and beauty items on sale

Hy-Vee putting hair and beauty items on sale

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — In response to increased customer demand for hair and beauty products, Hy-Vee Inc. will be offering a 15%-off sale on beauty products this Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25. Hy-Vee said Thursday that it is seeing a significant increase in the purchase of hair and beauty products across its

NRF reports modest sales gains in November

NRF reports modest sales gains in November

WASHINGTON –Retail sales growth was modest in November, but the National Retail Federation still expects a strong holiday season for retailers. Retail sales in November increased 0.1% seasonally adjusted over October and were up 2.1% unadjusted year-over-year, according to the NRF, which noted that the numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “November showed

Gallo launches new consumer trends study

Gallo launches new consumer trends study

MODESTO, Calif. — E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo) is leading the charge with their latest consumer and shopper understanding project, Knowledge Unearthed for Business Expansion (KUBE). While Gallo periodically releases survey findings, this is the largest study of its kind and different from previous Gallo surveys, KUBE looked beyond wine and explored the total