Wegmans has a new CEO. Danny Wegman has announced that his daughter, Colleen Wegman, has been named president and CEO of Wegmans Food Markets. In relinquishing the CEO position, he will assume the title of chairman.
On May 2, Meijer will open two new supercenters in McCordsville and Franklin, IN.
After an initial test, Meijer is rolling out home delivery service throughout its operating territory in the midwestern United States.
For the fourth quarter, and after the July merger of Ahold and the Delhaize Group, Ahold Delhaize posted net income from continuing operations of $152 million, or 12 cents per diluted share, versus $269 million, or 33 cents per diluted share, in the year-earlier quarter, according to a filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
For the fourth quarter, a 14-week period, Publix posted net earnings of $544.5 million, or 71 cents per share, versus $521.1 million, or 68 cents per share, for the 13-week 2015 period.
As it confronts new value grocery competition and discounters determined to cut costs in key competitive categories, as well as deflation in many segments, Kroger posted lower identical store sales and net earnings in the fourth quarter.
Supermarket operator Raley’s has promoted COO Keith Knopf to president and COO.
Albertsons Companies has appointed Narayan Iyengar as svp/digital marketing and e-commerce.
Kroger will fill 10,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions, further expanding its number of employees.
Supervalu has named Anne Dament svp/retail, merchandising and marketing.