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Albertsons and Safeway Confirm Agreements to Sell 168 Stores

AB Acquisition (Albertsons) and Safeway announced that they have entered into agreements, subject to approval by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to sell 168 … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Announces Plans for Streamlined Independent Business Operation

SUPERVALU has announced plans for a streamlined independent business organization. As part of the new structure, SUPERVALU’s independent business will consolidate from three regions … Continue reading

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Michigan Grocers Association Elects Officers

Michigan Grocers Association (MGA) announces that the Board of Directors elected the following officers. “These leaders bring to MGA great experience, energy, and the … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Host National Sales Expo

SUPERVALU announced it will host its first ever national sales expo, Sales 4 All Seasons, this summer. The three-day event, which will be held … Continue reading

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NGA Reveals Creative Choice Awards ‘Best of Show’ Winners

The National Grocers Association (NGA) announced its Creative Choice Awards “Best of Show” winners in the Marketing and Merchandising categories at a special reception, … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Recognizes Top Independent Retailer Marketing Programs

SUPERVALU announced the winners of its annual Master Marketer competition, which recognizes excellence in marketing by independent retailers served by the company’s wholesale distribution business, … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Reduces Workforce

SUPERVALU announced plans to reduce its national workforce by an estimated 1,100 positions. The final working dates for impacted employees vary, based on the … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Completes Sale of Five Retail Grocery Banners

SUPERVALU announced it completed the sale of its Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market stores and related Osco and Sav-on in-store pharmacies to … Continue reading

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Consumer Satisfaction in Supermarkets on the Rise

The national customer satisfaction benchmark gains 0.5% to 76.3 on a scale of 0 to 100 for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to … Continue reading

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Finding value in Supervalu

The sale of Supervalu may start a trend that leads the grocery industry to better health. By Barrie Dawson Ten days into the new … Continue reading

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How to turn Cerberus’ Supervalu deal into an Acme of an acquisition

Earlier this week Minneapolis-based Supervalu sold five of its leading supermarket banners – Acme Markets in Philadelphia and Mid-Atlantic region, Albertsons, Jewel-Osco in Chicago … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Sell Five Retail Grocery Banners

SUPERVALU announced a definitive agreement under which it will sell its Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market stores and related Osco and Sav-on … Continue reading

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SHOP ‘n SAVE Mobile Website Provides Consumers with Ways to Save

SHOP ‘n SAVE, an independently owned and operated grocery chain with more than 90 stores in Western Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, Ohio and West … Continue reading

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What’s next for Supervalu?

Will the chain recover from a financial tumble that pummeled its stock and prompted store closings? Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Upfront

SUPERVALU Receives National Awards for Sustainability Achievements

SUPERVALU recently received multiple national honors for its cutting-edge sustainability efforts. First, the company is featured in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2012 “Carbon … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Close Underperforming Stores

SUPERVALU announced it will close approximately 60 underperforming or non-strategic stores this fiscal year including 38 in its retail food reporting segment and 22 … Continue reading

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Sounding Board: Negative press

Supervalu has plenty of company in other industries as it struggles to prop up its brand in the wake of bad news. At a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 09 Article Archives, Columns

From the Publisher: Supervalu’s wrong turn

Financial gurus say that Supervalu’s poor earnings report is a harbinger of things to come for the rest of the industry. That may not … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Columns

With Prepared Foods Market at $32 Billion, Supermarkets Aren’t Just for Groceries Anymore

Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat foods at retail will reach $32.45 billion in 2012, up 7.5% from 2011, according to Prepared Foods and … Continue reading

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Save-A-Lot Announces Plans for New Distribution Center

Save-A-Lot, one of the nation’s leading hard-discount grocery retailers and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU, announced plans for a new 250,374-square-foot food distribution … Continue reading

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Albertsons Southern California Division Announces Workforce Reduction

ALBERTSONS Southern California Division, a subsidiary of SUPERVALU, announced plans to reduce its store-level workforce by an estimated 2,200-2,500 positions. These reductions, which will … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU to Add 250 Stores to Zero Waste Program

As part of its effort to celebrate Earth Day 2012, SUPERVALU announced a major expansion of its environmental sustainability program. The company is committing … Continue reading

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Albertsons Stores in Las Vegas Reach Environmental Milestone

With Earth Day just around the corner, 30 Albertsons stores located in the greater Las Vegas area, Henderson, and Boulder announced a major environmental … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Expands Sustainable Seafood Program

Building on its current commitment to sustainably source wild-caught seafood, SUPERVALU announced a significant expansion of the company’s seafood sustainability program. Specifically, SUPERVALU has … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Launches Integrated Mobile Apps

SUPERVALU  announced the launch of a custom-built mobile application that gives customers the tools they need to be efficient while shopping its stores. The … Continue reading

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