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US: A&P promotes COO Hertz to CEO

24 Mar 2014

Paul Hertz, the COO at US grocer A&P, has been named the retailer's chief executive.

US: A&P promotes COO Hertz to CEO

24 Mar 2014

Paul Hertz, the COO at US grocer A&P, has been named the retailer's chief executive.

Talking shop: Albertsons owner seeks strength in scale with Safeway buy

20 Mar 2014

Changing consumer behaviour is having a transformational impact on the US food and food retail sectors, as consumers alter where they shop and what they buy. The growing popularity of non-traditional channels has resulted in a jump in consolidation. Traditional supermarkets are seeking strength through scale, as evidenced by the deal that could see Albertsons owner Cerberus take control of Safeway. Dean Best reports.

US: A&P CEO Martin leaves US retailer

10 Jan 2014

US retailer A&P has confirmed CEO Sam Martin has left the business.

US: A&P CEO Martin leaves US retailer

10 Jan 2014

US retailer A&P has confirmed CEO Sam Martin has left the business.

US: Diamond losses fall but restates H1 earnings

11 Jun 2013

US snack group Diamond Foods has reported a fall in its losses for the first nine months of its financial year, although the Kettle Chips owner has had to restate its first-half earnings.

US: Former A&P CFO Silcock joins Diamond Foods

11 Jun 2013

Kettle Chips owner Diamond Foods has named former A&P CFO Raymond Silcock as its new finance chief.

US: Former A&P CFO Silcock joins Diamond Foods

11 Jun 2013

Kettle Chips owner Diamond Foods has named former A&P CFO Raymond Silcock as its new finance chief.

US: A&P expands private label bakery and deli lines

25 Sep 2012

The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co has announced the expansion of its premium private label Two Forks Bakery and Hartford Reserve Deli lines.

US: A&P expands private label bakery and deli lines

25 Sep 2012

The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co has announced the expansion of its premium private label Two Forks Bakery and Hartford Reserve Deli lines.

US: Turnaround veteran Rayburn to lead ailing baker Hostess

12 Mar 2012

Turnaround veteran Greg Rayburn has been named president and CEO of US baker Hostess Brands, which moved into bankruptcy protection in January.

US: A&P union pay deal paves way for recovery

30 Nov 2011

US union supermarket workers at Pathmark and A&P voted on Tuesday (29 November) to accept a pay cut in a deal to save their bankrupt employer, supermarket giant Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea.

US: A&P union pay deal paves way for recovery

30 Nov 2011

US union supermarket workers at Pathmark and A&P voted on Tuesday (29 November) to accept a pay cut in a deal to save their bankrupt employer, supermarket giant Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea.

CHINA: Control of A&P costs helps Tingyi H1 profits

23 Aug 2011

Chinese food and beverage maker Tingyi has reported an increase in first-half profits as its control of advertising and promotional spending offset pressure from raw-material costs.

GERMANY: Tengelmann sees no future in A&P investment

14 Jul 2011

German retailer Tengelmann does not plan to be a shareholder in A&P when the US retailer emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

GERMANY: Tengelmann sees no future in A&P investment

14 Jul 2011

German retailer Tengelmann does not plan to be a shareholder in A&P when the US retailer emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

US: A&P completes Superfresh auction

26 May 2011

US retailer A&P has said that it has completed the auction of 25 of its Superfresh outlets.

US: A&P completes Superfresh auction

26 May 2011

US retailer A&P has said that it has completed the auction of 25 of its Superfresh outlets.

US: A&P puts more stores up for sale

14 Apr 2011

US retailer A&P, which filed for Chapter 11 in December, has put more stores on the block as it continues to turn around its business.

US: A&P puts more stores up for sale

14 Apr 2011

US retailer A&P, which filed for Chapter 11 in December, has put more stores on the block as it continues to turn around its business.

Unilever's FY and Q4 results - what the analysts say

3 Feb 2011

Unilever today (3 February) booked a jump in annual profits on the back of higher proceeds from disposals, lower restructuring costs and accelerating underlying sales in the fourth quarter. Michael Polk, president of Unilever's foods, home and personal care businesses, also noted that the company had enjoyed its strongest growth in sales volumes for over 30 years. However, this afternoon, Unilever's shares were down on the London Stock Exchange. Here is a selection of comments on Unilever's results from key analysts.

US: A&P Q3 losses narrow, despite weaker sales

14 Jan 2011

Troubled US grocery operator A&P, which entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in December, has said its third-quarter results were "in line with expectations", despite revenue falling.

US: A&P Q3 losses narrow, despite weaker sales

14 Jan 2011

Troubled US grocery operator A&P, which entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in December, has said its third-quarter results were "in line with expectations", despite revenue falling.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

17 Dec 2010

The start of the week saw a flurry of a retail news, with confirmation of A&P's move into Chapter 11 protection in the US and Wal-Mart Stores' decision to close its office in Russia. Later in the week, Tesco strengthened its UK c-store network with a surprise acquisition, while General Mills' dominated the manufacturing headlines, with its half-year results, rumours of French interest in its Green Giant brand and an acquisition in Australia.

Best bits: Only strongest will survive challenging US grocery landscape

13 Dec 2010

The US grocery sector is in a state of flux as we head into 2011 with suppliers and retailers feeling the effect of weak consumer confidence and consolidation appearing more likely.

US: Troubled grocer A&P files for Chapter 11

13 Dec 2010

Ailing US retailer A&P has filed for bankruptcy in a bid to fully restructure a business loaded with debt and hit by competition.

US: Troubled grocer A&P files for Chapter 11

13 Dec 2010

Ailing US retailer A&P has filed for bankruptcy in a bid to fully restructure a business loaded with debt and hit by competition.

US: Ailing retailer A&P "set to file for bankruptcy"

10 Dec 2010

A&P, the troubled US retailer, is reportedly set to file for bankuptcy to restructure its debt.

US: Ailing retailer A&P "set to file for bankruptcy"

10 Dec 2010

A&P, the troubled US retailer, is reportedly set to file for bankuptcy to restructure its debt.

US: A&P strikes leaseback deal on six Pathmark stores

10 Nov 2010

US grocer A&P, which is trying to revitalise its business after a troubled two years, has sold six Pathmark stores under a sale-and-leaseback deal.

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