The Supervalu saga continued last week with news of Supervalu cutting jobs and naming new IT and HR executives. Those stories, as well as news of new staff at Albertsons, ranked in SN’s list of top 5 content during March 25-31.
1. Supervalu Cuts 1,100 Jobs
MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu here on Tuesday said it would cut an estimated 1,100 jobs in the wake of its sale of its largest retail chains.
2. Deal Said Near for Fresh & Easy
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Philip Clarke, the chief executive of United Kingdom-based Tesco, may be coming to the U.S. next week to talk with potential buyers for the company’s Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market chain, according to published reports.
3. Albertsons Names New Staff
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons LLC and its newly acquired sister chains here announced the appointments Tuesday of three senior vice presidents and nine division vice presidents.
4. Supervalu Names New Heads of IT, HR
MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu on Friday said it has hired new heads of technology and human resources and said Janel Haugarth will continue to lead the company’s wholesale/independent business operations.
5. Gallery: Price Chopper Foodservice Makes Plans
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — The Price Chopper foodservice team is busy developing new recipes for 16 new quick-service areas launching at the "Store of the Decade" in Latham in November.