Mark Hamstra

Retail/Financial Editor
Supermarket News
Articles by Mark Hamstra
WEGMANS TOPS FORTUNE'S LIST OF NATION'S BEST EMPLOYERS 
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The best company to work for in the entire country is a family-owned supermarket chain based here that puts its workers ahead of its
U.S. INDICTS NINE IN AHOLD CASE 
NEW YORK -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York here last week said it filed charges against nine individuals who worked for suppliers
SUPERVALU SEEKS TO DRIVE PROFITS WITH TOTAL LOGISTICS BUY 
MINNEAPOLIS -- Supervalu here is beefing up its distribution business with the acquisition of an established player in third-party logistics.The wholesaler
AHOLD PLANS TO SELL BI-LO, BRUNO'S TO PRIVATE GROUP 
ZAANDAM, Netherlands -- Ahold here said it has agreed to sell its Bruno's and Bi-Lo chains to Lone Star Funds, a multinational private investment group
SNOWSTORM SOCKS MIDWEST RETAILERS 
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The massive snowstorms that blanketed much of the country in the days before Christmas created some logistical nightmares for retailers,
REBUILDING AN INDUSTRY 
Just as the hurricanes that devastated Florida this summer forced food retailers there to scrub down their stores and start over with new inventory, supermarket
LOBLAW RAMPS UP GM OFFERINGS 
TORONTO -- Loblaw Cos. here said it expected to open a general merchandise distribution facility in Ajax, Ontario, in February, as Canada's largest supermarket
WAL-MART READIES SUPERCENTER EXPANSION IN THE GARDEN STATE 
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- The Garden State will soon sprout supercenters operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., and that should be of major concern
WAL-MART READIES SUPERCENTER EXPANSION IN THE GARDEN STATE 
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- The Garden State will soon sprout supercenters operated by Wal-Mart Stores, Bentonville, Ark., and that should be of major concern
UNION SEEKS TO RESUME BARGAINING 
DENVER -- The United Food and Commercial Workers Union last week asked a federal mediator to bring both sides back to the bargaining table in negotiations
TARGET OUTLINES SEASONAL FOOD PROMOTIONS 
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Stores here last week said it would promote several food items this holiday season as part of its overall fourth-quarter push.Included
FOOD LION TARGETS GREENSBORO IN REMODELING EFFORT 
BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Delhaize Group here said last week it would accelerate the rollout of the market-by-market remodeling initiative at its Food Lion
A FRESH START 
SEMINOLE, Fla. -- Shelley Broader is serious about making sure Sweetbay Supermarket customers have fun.The president and chief operating officer of Tampa,
A FRESH START 
SEMINOLE, Fla. -- Shelley Broader is serious about making sure Sweetbay Supermarket customers have fun.The president and chief operating officer of Tampa,
FOOD LION TARGETS GREENSBORO IN REMODELING EFFORT 
BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Delhaize Group here said last week it would accelerate the rollout of the market-by-market remodeling initiative at its Food Lion

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