Elliot Zwiebach

Elliot
Zwiebach
Retail/Financial Reporter,
Supermarket News
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Whole Foods sets first national marketing effort
Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, said Wednesday it plans to launch its first-ever national marketing and brand campaign in the fall — a program focused on responsible growing standards for the produce and flowers it sells
Other bids for Family Dollar possible: Analysts
Competitive pressures for small-box retailers may intensify if the definitive agreement for Dollar Tree to acquire Family Dollar Stores is completed early next year as scheduled, according to industry analysts — though it’s still possible other bidders could alter the outlook, they added.
Gallery: Target trials small Express footprint
Target Corp. opened its first TargetExpress in mid-July — at 20,000 square feet it is the smallest store the discount chain has ever opened.
Dollar Tree agrees to acquire Family Dollar 1
Family Dollar Stores has agreed to be acquired by Dollar Tree for $74.50 per share, a 22.8% premium over Family Dollar’s closing price on Friday, both companies announced today.
Duncan: Supervalu 'off to solid start' 
Supervalu, Minneapolis, said Thursday fiscal 2015 is “off to a solid start” following release of financial results for the first quarter ended June 14.
Fresh & Easy aims to grow shopper appeal 
Fresh & Easy is making progress as it seeks to reposition itself to appeal to a broader range of shoppers, the company told SN.
Robert Edwards, Safeway 
Robert Edwards, president and CEO of Safeway, is ranked No. 3 in both The Trending 10 and Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Robert Miller, Albertsons 
Robert Miller, CEO of Albertsons, is ranked No. 2 in both The Trending 10 and Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Randall Onstead, Bi-Lo Holdings 
Randall Onstead, president and CEO of Bi-Lo Holdings, is No. 9 in Traditional Supermarket Operators in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Sam Duncan, Supervalu 
Sam Duncan, president and CEO of Supervalu, is ranked No. 6 in The Trending 10 and No. 1 among Wholesalers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Jerry Garland, Associated Wholesale Grocers 
Jerry Garland, president and CEO of Associated Wholesale Grocers, is ranked No. 4 among Wholesalers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Bob Ling, Unified Grocers 
Bob Ling, president and CEO of Unified Grocers, is ranked No. 5 among Wholesalers in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Dan Bane, Trader Joe’s 
Dan Bane, chairman and CEO of Trader Joe’s, is ranked No. 5 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2014 Power 50.
Craig Jelinek, Costco Wholesale Corp. 
Craig Jelinek, president and CEO of Costco Wholesale Corp., is No. 3 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2013 Power 50.
John Mulligan, Target Corp. 
John Mulligan, interim president and CEO, and CFO of Target Corp., is No. 4 in Other Retailers Selling Food in SN's 2014 Power 50.

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