News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6689/more en IDDBA appoints Eardley to president, CEO http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/iddba-appoints-eardley-president-ceo <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery association named Michael Eardley &mdash; formerly of H-E-B &mdash; to the CEO and president position at the association, effective August 25.</p> <p>Eardley worked for 13 years at H-E-B, most recently as the director of deli, cheese and prepared foods.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/iddba-appoints-eardley-president-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/iddba-appoints-eardley-president-ceo#comments Latest News Executive Changes Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:57:00 +0000 485361 at http://supermarketnews.com Ex-president's bid 'one of several,' Demoulas says http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ex-presidents-bid-one-several-demoulas-says <div class="node-body article-body">Demoulas Super Markets said Tuesday it is considering a variety of strategic alternatives, including a possible sale.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ex-presidents-bid-one-several-demoulas-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ex-presidents-bid-one-several-demoulas-says#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Demoulas Market Basket Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:50:00 +0000 485351 at http://supermarketnews.com Industry reports expect WFM to grow in long term http://supermarketnews.com/blog/industry-reports-expect-wfm-grow-long-term <div class="node-body blog-body">Despite the retailer’s recent decline in stock price, media reports are not counting Whole Foods Market out.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/industry-reports-expect-wfm-grow-long-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/industry-reports-expect-wfm-grow-long-term#comments Latest News Retail & Financial SN Social Whole Foods Market SN Social Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:49:00 +0000 485281 at http://supermarketnews.com Piggly Wiggly in Wisconsin changes hands http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/piggly-wiggly-wisconsin-changes-hands <div class="node-body article-body">Piggly Wiggly Midwest, Sheboygan, Wis., said Tuesday Cowley’s Piggly Wiggly in Milton, Wis., has reached an agreement to purchase Edgerton Piggly Wiggly, Edgerton, Wis., effective Sept. 27.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/piggly-wiggly-wisconsin-changes-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/piggly-wiggly-wisconsin-changes-hands#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Mergers & Acquisitions Piggly Wiggly Midwest Wisconsin Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:01:00 +0000 485271 at http://supermarketnews.com Other bids for Family Dollar possible: Analysts http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/other-bids-family-dollar-possible-analysts <div class="node-body article-body">Competitive pressures for small-box retailers may intensify if the definitive agreement for Dollar Tree to acquire Family Dollar Stores is completed early next year as scheduled, according to industry analysts — though it’s still possible other bidders could alter the outlook, they added. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/other-bids-family-dollar-possible-analysts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/other-bids-family-dollar-possible-analysts#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 485261 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Target trials small Express footprint http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-target-trials-small-express-footprint <div class="node-body gallery-body">Target Corp. opened its first TargetExpress in mid-July — at 20,000 square feet it is the smallest store the discount chain has ever opened. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-target-trials-small-express-footprint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/gallery-target-trials-small-express-footprint#comments Retail & Financial Store Design & Construction Small Format Supermarket Photo Gallery Target Corp. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:48:00 +0000 485221 at http://supermarketnews.com Tyson sells off Mexico, Brazil poultry business http://supermarketnews.com/meat/tyson-sells-mexico-brazil-poultry-business <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Tyson Foods is selling both its Mexican and Brazilian poultry businesses for a total of $575 million to help pay for its acquisition of Hillshire Brands, the company announced today.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/tyson-sells-mexico-brazil-poultry-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/tyson-sells-mexico-brazil-poultry-business#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Meat Supplier News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:55:00 +0000 485191 at http://supermarketnews.com Weis opens new beer cafes http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/weis-opens-new-beer-cafes <div class="node-body article-body">Weis Markets has opened its second in-store beer café in as many weeks.</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/beverage/weis-opens-new-beer-cafes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/weis-opens-new-beer-cafes#comments Latest News Beverage Store Design & Construction Weis Markets Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:45:00 +0000 485181 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar Tree agrees to acquire Family Dollar http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-tree-agrees-acquire-family-dollar <div class="node-body article-body">Family Dollar Stores has agreed to be acquired by Dollar Tree for $74.50 per share, a 22.8% premium over Family Dollar’s closing price on Friday, both companies announced today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-tree-agrees-acquire-family-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/dollar-tree-agrees-acquire-family-dollar#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:24:00 +0000 485171 at http://supermarketnews.com Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/safeway-shareholders-approve-albertsons-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly at the chain’s annual meeting Friday to approve the merger with Albertsons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/safeway-shareholders-approve-albertsons-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/safeway-shareholders-approve-albertsons-merger#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Safeway Albertsons Mergers & Acquisitions Safeway Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:15:00 +0000 485161 at http://supermarketnews.com