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Albertsons Cos.

Albertsons reports 2.7% same-store sales gain in Q3

Albertsons reports 2.7% same-store sales gain in Q3

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. said that its third-quarter revenue increased 1.9% to $14.1 billion, driven by a 2.7% increase in comparable-store sales. Same-store sales have now increased for eight consecutive quarters. Gains in the 12 weeks to November 30 were attributed to growth in sales of its Own Brands merchandise. Participation in Albertsons’ grocery

Albertsons Cos. rolls out 1-2 hour Rx delivery

Albertsons Cos. rolls out 1-2 hour Rx delivery

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced on Thursday that it is offering one- to two-hour delivery service at selected Albertsons Cos. pharmacies in Louisiana, Texas and the District of Columbia, decreasing the time patients must wait to receive critical medications. The new one- to two-hour delivery service is now available at Albertsons Cos. pharmacies in

Albertsons to repurpose plated

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. is phasing out subscriptions for Plated meal kits that shoppers can purchase online and cook at home. The retailer said Plated is being transitioned into a “comprehensive in-house culinary brand” that will join its lineup of private label products. “Our vision for Plated includes an expanded set of products that

Albertsons Cos. names exec VP, chief customer and digital officer

Albertsons Cos. names exec VP, chief customer and digital officer

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has named Chris Rupp executive vice president and chief customer and digital officer, effective December 3. Rupp joins Albertsons Cos. from Microsoft Corp., where she most recently served as general manager of the company’s Xbox Business Engineering team. Rupp will be responsible for integrating and enhancing customers’ experiences across all

Sampson steps down at Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. is looking for an executive to oversee merchandising and marketing for its stores and websites following Shane Sampson’s departure from the company earlier this month. Sampson, who has spent nearly four decades working in the grocery industry, returned to Albertsons Cos. in 2015 as executive vice president and marketing and

Albertsons taps Coester as SVP of Own Brands

Albertsons taps Coester as SVP of Own Brands

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has promoted Chad Coester to senior vice president of Own Brands. He succeeds Geoff White, who was recently named chief merchandising officer. In his new post, Coester is responsible for Albersons’ growing portfolio of private label products. “Chad brings infectious energy to everything he does,” White said. “His versatile background

Geoff White named EVP at Albertsons

Geoff White named EVP at Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has promoted Own Brands president Geoff White to executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. Under White’s leadership, Own Brands penetration grew from 23.0% in fiscal year 2017 to 25.3% in the company’s most recently reported quarter. O Organics and Open Nature represent 23.6% of the total natural and organic

Shane Sampson to Leave Albertsons Cos.

Shane Sampson to Leave Albertsons Cos.

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced Wednesday that Shane Sampson, executive vice president and chief marketing a merchandising officer, has decided to leave the company at the end of its second fiscal quarter on September 7.  The company has launched a search for a successor. “Shane has been instrumental in building the Albertsons Companies we

Albertsons names Theilmann EVP and chief human resources officer

Albertsons names Theilmann EVP and chief human resources officer

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. announced Monday that Mike Theilmann has been named executive vice president and chief human resources officer, effective August 19, 2019. Theilmann joins Albertsons Cos. from Heidrick & Struggles, a leading global executive search and leadership consulting firm, where he served as the global practice managing partner, Human Resources Officers Practice.

Albertsons Cos. names Portland division president

Albertsons Cos. names Portland division president

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. named Gineal Davidson president of the company’s Portland division, which operates over 140 stores in Oregon and Washington. Davidson started with Albertsons 30 years ago as a courtesy clerk in Boulder, Colo., and was quickly promoted to the service deli department.  Since that time, she has held positions of increasing

Albertsons adds strategic sourcing role

Albertsons adds strategic sourcing role

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. said Monday that it has named Jonathan Gardner group vice president of strategic sourcing. In this new position, Gardner will report to Evan Rainwater, senior vice president of strategic sourcing and manufacturing. Albertsons has also promoted David Nelsen to group vice president of manufacturing. “Jonathan is an incredible leader who

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers last week honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2019. The awards presentation and reception drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels to a ballroom in lower Manhattan. On hand to receive awards

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