Arthur T. Demoulas — and hundreds of Market Basket workers — said they would return to work Thursday following the announcement that Demoulas had reached a binding agreement to buy the shares in Demoulas Super Markets owned by a rival family faction.
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James McCann doesn’t mind sharing the details of his strategic plan for Ahold’s U.S. stores, but he’d prefer not to divulge its code name.
Kroger, Meijer, Ahold and H-E-B are among the chains that will begin merchandising the new Keurig 2.0 hot beverage brewing system this week, according to a Keurig spokesperson.
Funeral arrangements are pending for Denis Zegar, president and CEO of making change, who died Sunday during a bicycle race.
Associated Wholesalers Inc. said Friday that it was evaluating offers to acquire the company and its White Rose subsidiary from unnamed potential buyers. AWI said it intended to evaluate the offers but added that the discussions may not result in a sale and that it was focused on running business as usual while the process continues.
Following is Part 1 of a three-part transcript of the interview between SN retail editor Jon Springer and Ahold USA’s chief operating officer James McCann, which took place in June at a Giant store in Camp Hill, Pa. In this installment, McCann discusses the origins and progress of the Reshaping Retail strategy and how it is being deployed at stores and with associates.
In Part 2 of SN’s exclusive interview with Ahold chief operating officer James McCann, he discusses his views on the competitive landscape, its appetite for growth, and Ahold USA’s Internet and private label strategies.
If you’re trying to win with fresh, produce needs to be a destination — but you’d better mind the gap — your perception of quality may not match your customers’ experience.
Kroger Co. banners will be sampling mini cookies at a bakery happy hour for a limited time, the retailer announced on social media.
The Fresh Market, Coca-Cola’s exclusive retail partner for the U.S. introduction of low-calorie and naturally sweetened Coca-Cola Life, began selling the sugar and stevia-sweetened soda Monday, according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report.
Tesco has been in the news a lot recently, with the high profile replacement of their current CEO Phillip Clarke with a Unilever executive Dave Lewis. Lewis will inherit a company searching for direction, with slumping sales in their home U.K. market as well as struggles in most of their foreign outposts. And, of course, there have been the well covered stories of their failed U.S. venture and a similar story in China. Clearly, this is a company with its share of troubles.
SN's exclusive interview with Ahold's James McCann also struck a chord with e-newletter readers, as did news about Keurig's new pods, Kroger's cookie happy hours, and a new Coke product sold only at The Fresh Market.
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