Ahold's Giant-Landover chain on Friday launched a new chainwide value campaign including a new lower everyday prices on thousands of items and revamped Bonus Buy proigram calling out temporary price reductions.
A collection of food entrepreneurs and nascent brands presented their takes on the future of food as part of the first annual Future Food Expo at the Taste Talks event Sept. 13 and 14 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
The addition of Safeway Canada stores provided Sobeys with a 35.4% boost in sales and even higher gains in profitability during the fiscal first quarter, according to Sobeys parent company Empire Cos., which reported financial results Thursday.
An inability to realize synergies related to its 2006 acquisition of White Rose, along with “fierce” competition besetting its cooperative and voluntary wholesaling units, triggered significant financial challenges for Associated Wholesalers, the distributor said in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing Tuesday.
Associated Wholesalers Inc. said Tuesday that it had entered into an agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers whereby C&S would be the "stalking horse" bidder in an auction of AWI and its subsidiaries in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
The offer is subject to potentially higher or better offers. AWI and its subsidiaries on Tuesday filed Chapter 11 petitions in Delaware, which the companies said would allow for an orderly sale.
Whole Foods Market and Instacart on Monday announced a partnership offering customers one-hour deliveries from Whole Foods Market as well as a forthcoming option to place orders through Instacart for pick-up in Whole Foods stores.
Energized workers — and relieved suppliers — were busy getting Market Basket stores back to life following an agreement between the company’s warring family owners that ended an extraordinary wildcat strike that virtually shut down the chain for nearly six weeks.