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Crenshaw, Colalillo are honored by FMI

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has honored two supermarket veterans for their contributions to the industry. Ed Crenshaw, chairman and former chief executive officer at Publix Super Markets Inc., was named winner of the Sidney R. Rabb Award, FMI’s highest honor, for excellence in serving the consumer, the community and the industry. FMI

Supervalu names Anne Dament senior VP

Supervalu names Anne Dament senior VP

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu Inc. has appointed Anne Dament as senior vice president of retail, merchandising and marketing. In this role, she will lead the company’s retail banner operations, oversee the retail merchandising and marketing functions, and report to Mark Gross, Supervalu’s president and chief executive officer. Dament, a 25-year retail veteran who began her career

Jones exits Target to join Uber

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. executive vice president and chief marketing officer Jeff Jones has left the company to become president of ride sharing at Uber, with responsibility for the company’s global operations, marketing and customer support. “As we move into the next phase at Uber, one in which we will build a global brand infused

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

Kroger tabs two to lead divisions

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. last month announced it had promoted two executives to the role of division president. Michael Marx, who had served as vice president of people operations for Kroger, became president of the Wisconsin division of Roundy’s. Don Rosanova, who had been serving as executive vice president of operations at Roundy’s, is now

Hy-Vee promotes Marshall to COO

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has named Jay Marshall chief operating officer, in one of three recent promotions at the company. He had been executive vice president and chief retail officer. With the promotion, Marshall becomes only the fourth person in the company’s history to hold the COO title. He will remain in

Kroger readies concept store

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. next month will debut a culinary-focused concept store outside Seattle. The Main & Vine format, opening in Gig Harbor, Wash., will emphasize produce, food preparation advice and high-quality ready-to-eat meals. The store will also feature an expanded selection of organic products. It will offer “fresh, affordable” local produce and meat, and