Dick Boer believes in the course he’s set for Ahold. The chief executive officer of the Dutch-based retailer in 2011 set a strategy he called “Reshaping Retail” that contemplated using Ahold’s local brands with its global size and scale to grow behind shopper demands for convenience and value... More
LANDOVER, Md. — Members of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 on Tuesday voted to ratify a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement with Giant-Landover and Safeway.
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Traditional supermarket chains will continue to outpace Wal-Mart Stores in same-store sales growth in 2014, assuming the economic recovery continues in a similar fashion, says analyst Andrew Wolf....More
WESTBURY, N.Y. — The union representing workers at Stop & Shop and King Kullen stores in Metro New York said it has come to a tentative agreement with employers on pension and welfare issues, but an overall contract still remains unfinished....More
CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA here said Tuesday it has named Dan Sullivan executive vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Paula Price, who is leaving to pursue other career opportunities....More
WESTBURY, N.Y — Workers at Stop & Shop stores said Tuesday they would not walk off the job this week, adhering to a federal mediator’s request for a “cooling off period” in negotiations between the union representing workers and Stop & Shop management....More