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Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

NEW YORK — Food and drug retailer Ahold Delhaize plans to implement IRI’s sales and supply chain analytics platform for its Ahold USA and Delhaize America brands. Under a long-term agreement announced Tuesday, IRI will leverage its IRI Liquid Data platform to provide integrated point-of-sale (POS), frequent shopper program and supply chain data for Delhaize

Ahold USA rolls out digital tools for shoppers

Ahold USA rolls out digital tools for shoppers

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA’s banners are seeking to leverage new digital programs to connect with shoppers both in its stores and online. The digital growth strategies are being rolled out at the Stop & Shop, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN’S, and Peapod banners, include significant investments in new digital tools, the company said. Those tools include

Ahold Delhaize sets executive teams

Ahold Delhaize sets executive teams

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold Delhaize has made a series of executive appointments to support its previously announced move to a decentralized, brand-centric structure in its Ahold USA and Delhaize America units. Ahold Delhaize has said that its shift to the new organizational structure, which is expected to be complete by early in 2018, is designed

Stop & Shop taps Wilkinson as bfresh lead

Stop & Shop taps Wilkinson as bfresh lead

QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop has appointed Dean Wilkinson bfresh lead at its Fresh Formats LLC division, effective March 1. “Dean brings years of retail operational experience, and he will be a valuable resource as we develop new and innovative format opportunities,” said Stop & Shop president Mark McGowan.  “We are proud of the

Ahold Delhaize consolidates Stop & Shop units

Ahold Delhaize consolidates Stop & Shop units

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold USA and Delhaize America announced plans to consolidate the two Stop & Shop divisions — Stop & Shop New York Metro and Stop & Shop New England — into a single organization. The move, announced on Monday, is the latest in an ongoing effort to unite and streamline the U.S. operations

Iacobucci exits Ahold USA

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA announced the appointment of Don Sussman as executive vice president of merchandising, succeeding Andrew Iacobucci. At the time of the January 17 appointment, Sussman was president of the company’s Stop & Shop New York Metro division. Sussman has more than 37 years of retail experience, including leadership roles in marketing

Ahold USA announces leadership changes

Ahold USA announces leadership changes

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA has named Don Sussman, president of the Stop & Shop New York Metro division, executive vice president of merchandising at Ahold USA. Sussman has more than 37 years of retail experience, including leadership roles in marketing and merchandising, and he has led three of the four Ahold USA retail divisions.

Ahold USA brand earns certification

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA’s Nature’s Promise chunk light canned tuna (skipjack) and Nature’s Promise solid white canned tuna (albacore) have been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the company says. Nature’s Promise canned tuna is sold at Ahold USA’s Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and

Leadership changes at Ahold USA

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Earlier this month, Ahold Delhaize announced the resignation of James McCann, a member of the company’s management board, as chief executive officer at Ahold USA in order to move out of full-time executive work and into a portfolio of nonexecutive and advisory roles. The company also announced that Kevin Holt, Delhaize America

Kevin Holt succeeds James McCann at Ahold USA

Kevin Holt succeeds James McCann at Ahold USA

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize announced today that James McCann, a member of the company’s management board, has resigned from his position as chief executive officer at Ahold USA in order to move out of full-time executive work and into a portfolio of nonexecutive and advisory roles. McCann will be succeeded by Kevin Holt, CEO

Ahold USA names Iacobucci EVP of merchandising

Ahold USA names Iacobucci EVP of merchandising

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA named Andrew Iacobucci executive vice president of merchandising, effective April 11. In this role, Iacobucci will focus on leading a merchandising team that supports the company and its four retail divisions, Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle. Iacobucci brings an