BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. reported Monday that its identical store sales for the second quarter were up 1.5% year-over-year, and 15.3% on a two-year stacked basis. Digital sales increased 5%, or 248% on a two-year stacked basis. Sales and other revenue totaled $16.5 billion for the 12 weeks ended September 11, up from $15.8
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. received the Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for it’s efforts to provide products that use safer chemicals. The company was recognized in the “Retailer” category for launching new Safer Choice-certified Own Brands products, raising awareness of the Safer Choice certification, and helping
BOISE, ID — Albertsons Cos. pharmacies are ready for flu season with a supply of flu and COVID-19 vaccines, the company said on Tuesday, noting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging flu and COVID-19 vaccinations as one of the best ways to stay healthy and minimize the strain on our
BOISE, Idaho – Sharon McCollam will join Albertsons Cos. as president and chief financial officer on September 7, reporting to chief executive officer Vivek Sankaran. McCollam succeeds Bob Dimond, who will be retiring and will remain with the company as an advisor through February 2022 to ensure a seamless transition. McCollam previously served as
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. reported $21.3 billion in revenue for the first quarter, down from $22.8 billion during the same quarter last year. That decline was primarily driven by a 10% decrease in identical store sales, caused by reduced demand compared to the pandemic-induced surge in last year’s quarter. On a two-year stacked basis,
BOISE, IDAHO – Albertsons Cos. said Monday that it is adding new COVID-19 services designed to help its customers to stay well this summer. These offerings build on the company’s leading efforts in administering 6 million COVID-19 vaccinations to date through its 1,700 pharmacies nationwide. “As front-line healthcare providers, our pharmacy teams have been heroic
BOISE, Idaho — Former PepsiCo executive Jennifer Saenz has been named executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of Albertsons Cos. She is responsible for all areas of merchandising, including own brands. She will also be responsible for strengthening the company’s relationships with its brand partners. Saenz reports to president and chief executive officer Vivek
SAN FRANCISCO — DoorDash and Albertsons Cos. are joining forces to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 stores across the country, including those operating under the Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco and other banners. “We are committed to expanding our delivery experience in order to meet our customers’ needs whenever, wherever and however they want,” said
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has reached the goal of having 100% of its stores’ prepared sushi aligned with the company’s Responsible Seafood Policy, the company said Friday, noting that it reached the goal a year early. Originally adopted in 2018, the “Top 5 by 2022” Sushi Commitment set an ambitious goal for Albertsons Cos.
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has named Jennifer Saenz executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, the company said Wednesday. Effective July 12, Saenz will be responsible for all areas of merchandising within the company, including Own Brands. She will also be responsible for strengthening the company’s relationships with its brand partners. Saenz will join Albertson
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has launched several new vendor partnerships aimed at helping the company boost supplier diversity as the company reaffirms its commitment to racial equity. “Albertsons Companies is dedicated to helping our communities lay the foundation for racial equity,” said Jonathan Mayes, Albertsons Cos. senior vice president, chief diversity and inclusion officer.
BOISE, Idaho – Just in time for wedding season, Albertsons Cos. is offering its customers a new way to buy fresh, hand-cut wedding flowers online. “We’re always searching for innovative ways to provide our high-quality products to customers in a way that fits their lifestyle needs,” said Chad Coester, senior vice president of Own Brands