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Albertsons Cos. opens digital marketplace to vendors

Albertsons Cos. opens digital marketplace to vendors

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. is inviting vendors to join its new digital marketplace for food and wellness products. The online marketplace, set to open to consumers early this summer, will provide a venue where Albertsons Cos. customers can find and buy hard-to-find products and to discover new items and trends, the company says. “At

Retailer of the Year award winners honored

Retailer of the Year award winners honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers presented its 2017 Retailer of the Year awards last week in New York City. The event drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels. Honored as MMR Merchant of the Year was Albertsons Cos. executive vice president and chief marketing and merchanding officer Shane

Albertsons Cos. names Jim Donald president, COO

Albertsons Cos. names Jim Donald president, COO

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has tapped retail veteran Jim Donald, former president and chief executive officer of Starbucks, to serve as its new president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Donald will have responsibility for the operations of the retailers’ more than 2,300 stores and will help drive the growth of the

A powerful combo

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. and Rite Aid Corp. plan to merge in a mostly stock transaction. If completed, the combination will create a company with pro forma revenues of about $83 billion, operating 4,900 stores, 4,350 pharmacy locations and 320 in-store health clinics in 38 states and the District of ­Columbia. The merger will

Albertsons-Rite Aid to be wellness powerhouse

Albertsons-Rite Aid to be wellness powerhouse

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Albertsons Cos. merger with Rite Aid Corp. will create a “truly differentiated” player in the food, health and wellness space, John Standley, chairman and chief executive officer of Rite Aid, said in an interview. The Albertsons-Rite Aid merger deal, announced Tuesday, will transform Rite Aid through the addition of 1,800

Albertsons Cos., Rite Aid to merge

Albertsons Cos., Rite Aid to merge

BOISE, Idaho, and CAMP HILL, Pa. — Albertsons Cos. plans to merge with Rite Aid Corp. in a deal that will take the supermarket retailer public. Albertsons Cos. and Rite Aid said Tuesday that the combined company will generate pro forma revenue of about $83 billion and operate about 4,900 stores, 4,350 pharmacy locations and

Albertsons COO to step down

BOISE, Idaho — After 40 years of service, Albertsons Cos. president and chief operating officer Wayne Denningham is stepping down at the end of the fiscal year, the company announced earlier this month. The company also named Susan Morris as executive vice president and chief operations officer, overseeing the company’s supply chain, manufacturing and operations

Albertsons launches data-driven media platform

Albertsons launches data-driven media platform

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced the launch of Albertsons Performance Media, a digital media tool for providing brands with proprietary shopper data that can help drive sales across the supermarket operator’s network of 2,300 stores in 35 states. Albertsons Performance Media features technology from Quotient Technology Inc., a Silicon Valley-based provider of digital coupons

Albertsons’ Sampson is lauded as Top Merchant

Albertsons’ Sampson is lauded as Top Merchant

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has had a remarkable story over the past 11 years, growing from a group of 661 mostly unloved grocery stores into one of the nation’s leading food retailers, with more than 2,300 supermarkets operating under 20 banners and across 35 states and the District of Columbia. As executive vice president

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