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Hucker tapped to lead Southeastern Grocers

Hucker tapped to lead Southeastern Grocers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers said on Thursday that it has appointed Anthony Hucker to the posts of president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Hucker has been serving in those roles on an interim basis since July 1. “We are pleased to welcome Anthony as CEO of Southeastern Grocers as he was always part

Michael Medline to lead Empire Co. and Sobeys

Michael Medline to lead Empire Co. and Sobeys

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Michael Medline has been appointed president and chief executive officer of Empire Co. and its subsidiary Sobeys Inc., a Canadian supermarket chain. Medline will also serve on the board of directors of Empire, the company announced on Thursday. Medline is the former president and CEO of Canadian Tire Corp. “Michael Medline is

Fresh Market debuts its new look in N.C.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Last month the Triad region in the north-central area of North Carolina rediscovered The Fresh Market when the company revealed its new look and enhanced shopping experience at three locations, two in Greensboro and one in Winston-Salem. Following the Triad launch, The Fresh Market activated plans to roll out other refreshed stores

Anderson, NACDS merit praise

Anderson, NACDS merit praise

Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, was recognized as association executive of the year last month by a group of association and business executives that annually designates one of its own to receive this recognition. So it was that, at a lunch in Washington, D.C., to

Market Track partners with CPR

Market Track partners with CPR

CHICAGO — Market Track LLC and Competitive Promotion Report LLC (CPR) are joining forces to offer retailers and suppliers a more comprehensive view of promotional activity in the health, beauty and wellness sector of the consumer packaged goods industry. The strategic partnership connects data from Market Track, which monitors trade and promotional advertising, pricing and

Sobeys’ Poulin exits CEO post

Marc Poulin has left his posts as president and chief executive officer of Sobeys Inc. and the Canadian grocery chain’s parent company, Empire Co. His sudden departure, announced by Empire’s board last month, came soon after Empire reported a $2.13 billion net loss for its 2016 financial year. The loss was mainly attributed to Sobeys’

BJ’s appoints chief growth officer

BJ’s appoints chief growth officer

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. earlier this month named Lee Delaney as executive vice president and chief growth officer. The warehouse club retailer said Delaney will be responsible for merchandising and supply chain organization and report directly to Chris Baldwin, the president and chief executive officer of BJ’s. “I am very excited to

Clio Designs tabs Leventhal as chief executive

Clio Designs tabs Leventhal as chief executive

NEEDHAM, Mass. — Jamie Leventhal has been named president and chief executive officer of Clio Designs Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of personal care and beauty care products. Clio said it previously didn’t have a CEO. Leventhal, one of the company’s founders, has served as executive vice president, focusing on global sales and product

Delhaize Group’s sales and earnings rise in Q1

Delhaize Group’s sales and earnings rise in Q1

BRUSSELS — Delhaize Group on Wednesday posted a nearly fourfold rise in first quarter profit, as sales increased in each of its major regions of the United States, Belgium and southeastern Europe. For the quarter ended March 31, Delhaize’s net profit was 109 million euros ($123 million), up from 28 million euros a year earlier.

New CEO is appointed at Dollarama

New CEO is appointed at Dollarama

MONTREAL — Dollarama Inc. announced last month that the board of directors has appointed Neil Rossy as president and chief executive officer, effective May 1. Company founder Larry Rossy will continue to play an active role in key areas of Dollarama’s business as executive chairman. “Succession planning has been an important focus for the board

Anderson named trade group CEO of the year

Anderson named trade group CEO of the year

WASHINGTON — Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, has been honored as the 2016 Trade Association CEO of the Year by an independent panel of association leadership experts. NACDS said Monday that the Anderson is just the third CEO to receive the award, which is presented

Pharmaca tabs Willis chief exec

BOULDER, Colo. — Richard Willis has been named president and chief executive officer of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy. Willis succeeds Mark Panzer, who left Pharmaca last spring to become senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness at Albertsons. “Richard has a strong track record of creating value for shareholders,” said Peter Cornetta, lead director and