Supervalu has named Anne Dament svp/retail, merchandising and marketing.
The Kroger Co. has elected Mark Sutton to the company’s board of directors.
Supervalu posted a net loss in its third quarter, following the recent sale of its Save-A-Lot business.
Meijer has named Rick Keyes CEO. Keyes will add the CEO title after being named president last year. Before being appointed president, he had been Meijer’s evp/supply chain and manufacturing since 2006.
Kroger pointed to pricing pressures and a sluggish consumer in a challenging but still positive third quarter.
To accommodate customers who might want to shop the season early, Meijer has debuted its Black Friday deals, including a website presentation, and will start offering the discounts on November 20.
In the third quarter, supermarket retailer Publix advanced its results, with earnings, sales and comps all slightly increasing.
Walmart is making a strategic investment of $50 million in New Dada, China’s largest local on-demand logistics and grocery e-commerce platform.
Weis Markets has named R. Gregory Zeh, Jr. vp/chief information officer.