25 March 2013
Spanish own-label supplier Grupo Siro has reported flat annual profits despite an increase in turnover.
14 February 2013
US retailer Meijer is to invest US$160m in new and existing stores this year, creating 1,500 jobs.
16 January 2013
US retailer Meijer has appointed J.K. Symancyk as president of the company, one year after he assumed the role of chief operating officer.
10 January 2013
US retailer Supervalu plans to lay off 117 workers at a Wesconsin distribution centre, the company confirmed yesterday (9 January).
14 December 2012
UK retailer Morrisons has appointed Ahold executive Casper Meijer as its group trading director.
13 June 2012
Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King today (13 June) stood by the UK retailer's recent performance after the company missed City forecasts on its first-quarter sales.
13 June 2012
The UK's third-largest retailer said today (13 June) it was continuing to perform better than the rest of the market after another increase in underlying quarterly sales. However, shares in Sainsbury's fell after the company's sales missed City forecasts and there are some concerns increased competition from the likes of Tesco could erode the gains the retailer has made in recent months.
17 May 2012
The FDA's recently announced 2012-2016 strategic plan includes specific reference to both front-of-pack nutritional labelling and reform of the nutrition facts panel. Details of how the FDA plans to proceed remain sketchy, Ben Cooper writes, but the fact that these two items are firmly on the policy agenda ensures a lively debate will continue and possibly intensify during the coming few years.
4 May 2012
Senior Supervalu Inc executive Pete Van Helden is to leave the US retailer after over 30 years with the business.
3 May 2012
Dutch retail giant Ahold has announced changes to the structure of its Albert Heijn executive team in a bid to speed up the expansion of the European chain.
29 March 2012
US retailer Meijer has moved into dairy production through the acquisition of family-owned Bareman's Dairy.
7 February 2012
Wal-Mart Stores plans to put a logo on some of its private-label foods that it claims will help US consumers identify healthier food.
25 October 2011
Food items on sale in the US should carry a uniform set of nutrition labels to enable consumers to buy healthier products, a study has argued.
27 July 2011
US regional retailer Meijer has opened a new store concept in Chicago called Meijer Marketplace.
31 January 2011
US regional retailer Meijer has launched an online grocery service called MeijerDoorstepGrocer.com.