News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6689/more en Service set for former Thriftimart CEO Roger Laverty Jr. http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/service-set-former-thriftimart-ceo-roger-laverty-jr <div class="node-body article-body">A memorial service is scheduled in Los Angeles on Oct. 25 to celebrate the life of Roger M. Laverty Jr., former president and CEO of Thriftimart, who died earlier this month at age 93.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/service-set-former-thriftimart-ceo-roger-laverty-jr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/service-set-former-thriftimart-ceo-roger-laverty-jr#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Obituaries Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:09:00 +0000 491241 at http://supermarketnews.com Push for wine in Tennessee grocery stores not done yet http://supermarketnews.com/push-wine-tennessee-grocery-stores-not-done-yet <div class="node-body link-body">But even with few signs of vocal opposition, activists campaigning for passage of wine-in-grocery stores in more than 75 Tennessee cities and counties say they don't want anyone who supports the cause to get complacent or lose focus.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/push-wine-tennessee-grocery-stores-not-done-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beverage Laws & Regulations Recommended Reading Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:44:00 +0000 491231 at http://supermarketnews.com Tesco suspends four executives over accounting scandal http://supermarketnews.com/tesco-suspends-four-executives-over-accounting-scandal <div class="node-body link-body">Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has suspended four senior executives after uncovering a "serious issue" with its accounts that means profits for the last six months have been overstated by $400 million (U.S.)</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://supermarketnews.com/site-files/supermarketnews.com/files/Tesco_1.png?1411417524" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/tesco-suspends-four-executives-over-accounting-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial Performance Recommended Reading Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:21:00 +0000 491201 at http://supermarketnews.com SFA elects new Retailer Network Committee members http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/sfa-elects-new-retailer-network-committee-members <div class="node-body article-body">The Specialty Food Association has elected four new members to its Retailer Network Committee for a two-year term. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/sfa-elects-new-retailer-network-committee-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/sfa-elects-new-retailer-network-committee-members#comments Latest News Executive Changes Speciality Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:15:00 +0000 491181 at http://supermarketnews.com Four years of Mariano's in Chicagoland http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-years-marianos-chicagoland <div class="node-body blog-body">We’ve plotted the location and opening date — along with photos and social media posts — for each of Mariano’s 27 stores in an interactive map to track the retailer’s journey through Chicago and its suburbs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-years-marianos-chicagoland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/four-years-marianos-chicagoland#comments Retail & Financial SN Awards SN Social Mariano's Fresh Market Roundy's Supermarkets SN Social Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:44:00 +0000 491171 at http://supermarketnews.com Associated Food Stores founder to retire http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/associated-food-stores-founder-retire <div class="node-body article-body">Harry Laufer, who founded Associated Food Stores, Hewlett, N.Y., in 1954, said he plans to retire at the end of the month. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/associated-food-stores-founder-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/associated-food-stores-founder-retire#comments Latest News Executive Changes Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:01:00 +0000 491161 at http://supermarketnews.com FDA, produce community continue FSMA collaboration http://supermarketnews.com/produce/fda-produce-community-continue-fsma-collaboration <div class="node-body article-body">The Produce Marketing Association applauded the FDA’s release of revised supplemental proposals for the Food Safety Modernization Act around produce safety, and preventative controls for human food, animal feed and foreign supplier verification programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/produce/fda-produce-community-continue-fsma-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/produce/fda-produce-community-continue-fsma-collaboration#comments Latest News Food Safety Produce Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:03:00 +0000 491151 at http://supermarketnews.com Roche Bros. previews Boston flagship with farm stand http://supermarketnews.com/produce/roche-bros-previews-boston-flagship-farm-stand <div class="node-body article-body">Although Roche Bros.’ flagship Boston store won’t open until spring 2015, the retailer is already lining up customers with a daily outdoor farm stand. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/produce/roche-bros-previews-boston-flagship-farm-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/produce/roche-bros-previews-boston-flagship-farm-stand#comments 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Supermarkets Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:07:00 +0000 491141 at http://supermarketnews.com Food Lion Feeds launches effort to provide 1 million meals http://supermarketnews.com/food-lion-feeds-launches-effort-provide-1-million-meals <div class="node-body link-body">Food Lion is partnering with its customers to help solve hunger by launching specially marked Food Lion Feeds bagged apples for sale in its stores.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/food-lion-feeds-launches-effort-provide-1-million-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Community Service Recommended Reading Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:19:00 +0000 491121 at http://supermarketnews.com Albertsons-Safeway outlines new operations, leadership http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/albertsons-safeway-outlines-new-operations-leadership <div class="node-body article-body">Once the merger of Safeway into Albertsons has been completed, the new company will operate with three regions and 14 retail divisions, the two companies said Friday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/albertsons-safeway-outlines-new-operations-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/albertsons-safeway-outlines-new-operations-leadership#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Albertsons Mergers & Acquisitions Safeway Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +0000 491091 at http://supermarketnews.com