Jon Springer, writer of the story “James McCann’s ambitious vision: Ahold USA goes from ‘good’ to ‘great’” that published in SN last month, talks about his research for the story and his perspective on Ahold's positioning....More
In the third and final installment of SN’s exclusive interview with James McCann, the Ahold USA COO discusses how the chain is bringing its “better every day” brand promise to life through a new coaching framework encouraging “bottom-up” improvements....More
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....More
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, who discusses the origins and progress of the Reshaping Retail strategy and how it is being deployed at stores and with associates....More
Ahold on Thursday said it U.S. sales, operating income and margins decreased during the fiscal second quarter, reflecting a decision to absorb some of its commodity price increases while making price investments as part of its ongoing Reshaping Retail program....More
I was shopping in my local Stop & Shop when I passed an endcap display for laundry detergent. While the detergent specials were enticing, what really caught my attention was a shelf sign jetting out from the display.
The sign had a picture of a car and read, “Turn Your Car into a Cart.”