30 April 2013
Supervalu Inc has suggested it is unfazed by competition from discounter Aldi in the US but will start growing its Save-a-Lot banner further in order to compete more effectively.
25 February 2013
US retailer Albertsons LLC has unveiled the leadership team that plans to take the helm, following completion of a deal to acquire a number of stores from Supervalu stores.
13 April 2012
US retailer Albertsons LLC is reportedly pulling almost entirely out of Florida, putting around 1,100 jobs at risk.
3 November 2011
Self-service checkouts have been a feature of food retail stores for a decade or more but their use remains a subject of debate. The UK is a market where the technology is well-established and now Waitrose has decided to use the tills across its estate. Dean Best talks to Ed Brindley, marketing director for Waitrose self-checkout supplier Wincor Nixdorf, about the deal, the technology and where self-service could be heading.
20 September 2011
Retailers in southern California have avoided strike action at their stores after union officials and supermarket chiefs negotiated an agreement over contracts.
19 September 2011
Former Wal-Mart Stores executive Trey Johnson has joined US discount retailer Family Dollar Stores in a senior grocery role.
16 September 2011
Workers at US retailers Kroger, Safeway Inc and Supervalu Inc could strike this weekend following a breakdown in talks over contracts.
14 September 2011
In part two of this month's just-food management briefing, Glynn Davis looks at the success - or otherwise - that retailers have had with self-service technology and considers where the sector could go next.
5 May 2011
A second tomato distributor has recalled grape tomatoes produced by Florida grower Six L's due to the risk of salmonella contamination.
15 April 2011
Supervalu Inc, one of the largest grocers in the US, has had a troubled 12 months - some would argue two years - but the company's management is looking to the new financial year with optimism. Dean Best reports.
21 March 2011
In part two of just-food's management briefing on the globalisation of food retail, Glynn Davis looks at three markets where the trend, in different ways, has taken hold - China, India and the US.
18 February 2011
US private-equity group Comvest has taken majority ownership of Washington-based grocery chain Haggen.
19 January 2011
Privately-owned retailer Albertsons is to close seven stores in Texas, it confirmed today (19 January).
10 January 2011
US retailer Supervalu Inc has confirmed that it has closed nine more stores as it continues to shutter under-performing outlets.
2 September 2010
US supermarket operator The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company has appointed Tom O'Boyle to the new position of executive vice president.
11 June 2010
US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride has launched chicken under the "Fresh from Florida" label to tap into local shoppers who prefer locally-grown products.
21 April 2010
Supervalu Inc has suggested that it will focus on delivering a “fair everyday price” rather than relying on promotions to drive sales as positive consumer sentiment returns to the US.
9 April 2010
US supermarket group Supervalu Inc has appointed former Cadbury executive Wayne Shurts to the post of chief information officer.
15 March 2010
Reports surfaced on Friday afternoon (12 March) that US supermarket group Supervalu could be poised for a leveraged buyout.
3 March 2010
Fresh Harvest Products has completed the acquisition of US natural and organic frozen food group LaRocco Pizza Co.
18 December 2009
In food retail, 2009 was the year of the value message. As ever in an increasingly competitive environment, there have been winners and losers. Here is just-food's take on the food retailers that have prospered over the past year and those who have become casualties of the adverse economic conditions.
17 August 2009
Supervalu has recalled its frozen Culinary Circle Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
28 July 2009
Supervalu has remained silent on speculation that it could look to exit other markets in the US, after the supermarket operator announced its sale of 33 stores in Utah.
28 July 2009
US retailer Supervalu has today (28 July) sold the majority of its Albertsons stores in Utah to Associated Food Stores in a bid to pay down some of its debt.
21 May 2009
Supervalu banner Albertsons is to cut prices by up to 20% on thousands of products on sale in its stores in southern California.
12 May 2009
US grocery retailer Supervalu has launched a brand of USDA Choice Angus beef as part of the company’s new beef programme.
8 May 2009
China has once again been on the retail sector's lips this week.
7 May 2009
Safeway has struck agreements with Albertsons and Price Chopper that will see the retailers sell selected own-label lines for the US grocery giant.
7 May 2009
US supermarket group Supervalu has appointed Wal-Mart CEO of Americas Craig Herkert to the position of CEO.
23 April 2009
Shares in US supermarket group Supervalu rose 11.2% in morning trade today (23 April) after the group posted lower than expected losses.