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Issue 09-11-2023

DG names West executive VP

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has named Rod West executive vice president of global supply chain. The promotion gives West responsibility for the company’s distribution center operations, transportation, supply chain modernization and private fleet. An 18-year veteran with Dollar General, West had been serving as senior vice president of distribution. He has nearly three

NACDS event highlights ‘Total Store, Total Person’

SAN DIEGO — During last month’s NACDS Total Store Expo retailers and suppliers converged at the San Diego Convention Center to connect, collaborate and foster strategic business partnerships that will help drive the future of the industry. The theme at this year’s show was a “total store, total person” approach to health and wellness, marking

New leaders for Walmart global, Sam’s

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart last month announced executive-level changes at its Walmart International and Sam’s Club U.S. units, including the retirement of Judith McKenna after 27 years with the company, most recently as president and chief executive at Walmart International. McKenna will tradition out of the company by year-end. She will be succeeded by Kath

Aldi buys Harveys and Winn-Dixie supermarkets

BATAVIA, Ill. — Aldi announced that it is “doubling down” on its U.S. expansion plans with a deal to acquire Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket locations from Southeastern Grocers, as the Jacksonville, Fla.-based retailer continues to divest supermarket assets. The deal includes some 400 Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket outlets across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi,

Dollar General’s bottom line plummets in Q2

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Although Dollar General Corp.’s net sales grew nearly 4% during the second quarter of fiscal 2023, soft sales in higher-margin nonconsumable categories, coupled with escalating merchandise shrink, hammered both operating profit and the bottom line. Management consequently lowered its full-year outlook for sales growth and earnings, but maintained its projected capital expenditure

Dedicated NACDS team assures success of TSE

SAN DIEGO — While the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo is widely celebrated for its innovation, networking opportunities and industry insights, there’s a group of unsung heroes who work tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure its success. Jim Whitman, head of NACDS’ member programs and services department, notes that on one