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
BOISE, Idaho — COVID-19 vaccines are now available on a walk-in basis at Albertsons Cos. pharmacies nationwide, the company announced Tuesday. Albertsons Cos. has pharmacies at its Safeway, Vons, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Acme, Shaw’s, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Market Street, Haggen and Carrs chains. “We are committed to offering convenient and easy to access vaccination
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. reported sales and other revenue of $15.8 billion for the fourth quarter, up about 2.3% versus the prior-year period. The increase in sales was primarily driven by an 11.8% increase in identical sales, partially offset by the impact of the 53rd week in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, as
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has tapped Danielle Crop to serve as its senior vice president and chief data officer, the company said on Friday. Crop was most recently chief data officer at American Express. The appointment is part of Albertsons’ move to step up its efforts to leverage data strategically for the enterprise. Crop
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and will set an emissions reduction target that supports the goals of the United Nations’ Paris Agreement to reduce carbon emissions, the company said. “We are passionate about making a meaningful difference in our neighborhoods and planet and are committed to