Martin Schneider

Martin
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DISCOUNTERS NO HOLIDAY THREAT: ANALYSTS 
NEW YORK -- Discounters across the country had a strong holiday season this year, but not at the expense of most supermarkets, according to analysts.That's
A TIME FOR TURNAROUNDS AND EMERGENCES 
The year just about to end was a good one for several companies in transition, even though 2001 was also the year the U.S. economy plunged into recession.Albertson's,
NGA MOVES TO PHASE IN BOOTH-FREE SHOW BY '04 
ARLINGTON, Va. -- The National Grocers Association here has decided to use the 2002 convention in Las Vegas, Feb. 12 to 14, to begin a transition to a
NEW STORES PUSH SALES, EARNINGS UP AT MARSH 
INDIANAPOLIS -- Marsh Supermarkets here said last week new store openings and acquisitions helped the company to post sharp sales and earnings gains in
RETAILERS RING UP ENCOURAGING HOLIDAY SALES 
Many food retailers around the United States are reporting good sales this holiday season, fueled by value pricing, promotions and a customer base that
CUB'S LEIN CAMPAIGNS FOR WINE 
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Brett Lein recently became district manager at Supervalu's Cub Foods division here. But his fight with the Minnesota legislature
WAKEFERN COULD ACQUIRE BIG V FOR $150 MILLION 
FLORIDA, N.Y. -- Big V Supermarkets here last week announced it has entered into a preliminary agreement that would lead to its acquisition by its wholesale
STEELE'S TO CLOSE REMAINING STORES 
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Steele's Markets here, after 60 years in business, was scheduled to close its two remaining stores yesterday.The company recently
WHOLE FOODS SAYS IT'S SAFE FROM RECESSION 
AUSTIN, Texas -- Whole Foods Market here said last week its natural foods format will not be affected by a slowing economy, citing strong fourth-quarter,
THE COMEBACK KID 
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Less than three years after taking the job as president and chief operating officer of Farm Fresh here, Ron Dennis has turned a
SHOPRITE, UNION SETTLE AFTER SEVEN-WEEK STRIKE 
WEST BERLIN, N.J. -- Union members at 10 southern New Jersey ShopRites ratified a new four-year contract last week, ending a seven-week strike.The workers,
SAFEWAY LOWERS ESTMATES 2% 
NEW YORK -- Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., said last week it has lowered its earnings expectations for the next five years by 2%.Steve Burd, chairman, president
SUPERMARKETS LIKELY TO OUTPERFORM OTHER RETAILERS 
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The current economic downturn will result in lowered sales growth for all retail sectors, according to analysts with Retail Forward
CALIFORNIA LOCALS ACCEPT REJECTED CONTRACT 
SAN FRANCISCO -- More than 28,000 supermarket employees represented by eight local chapters of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union last week
FLEMING SELLS BONDS TO FINANCE EXPANSION 
DALLAS -- Fleming here said last week it is going to the bond market to raise the money it needs to grow. At the same time, the company was careful to
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