Albertsons Companies announces the acquisition of premier meal kit service, Plated

Acquisition of a Premier Food Tech Company Sets the Stage for the First Omnichannel Meal Kit Service Boise, ID and New York, NY, 2017-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today (September 20, 2017) announced the acquisition of Plated, a premier meal kit service. This move advances […]

Albertsons Companies announces the appointment of Kevin Turner as Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor to the CEO

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, LLC announced today (Aug 7th, 2017) that Kevin Turner, former Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft, has been appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers of AB Acquisition LLC., its direct parent , and Senior Advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Miller. […]

Albertsons Companies strengthens its pharmacy specialty services with the acquisition of MedCart Specialty Pharmacy

Boise, ID, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today (May 31, 2017) that it recently acquired MedCart Specialty Pharmacy in order to strengthen and extend its pharmacy specialty services. MedCart Specialty Pharmacy is an industry-leading, URAC accredited, pharmaceutical and healthcare provider of customized specialty care services and medication management for patients and […]

Fair Trade Certified Scallops Now Available in Albertsons Companies

Fair Trade Certified Scallops Now Available in Albertsons Companies   Santa Monica Seafood® Signature Sea Scallops available at Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions stores in Southern California and coming soon to Safeway in Northern California BOISE, Idaho, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today (May 4th, 2017) announced that it has expanded its Fair […]

Albertsons Companies appoints Jewel-Osco’s current VP of Marketing and Merchandising Doug Cygan as Division President

Albertsons Companies appoints Jewel-Osco’s current VP of Marketing and Merchandising Doug Cygan as Division President   BOISE, Idaho, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today (Apr 28th, 2017) announced that Jewel-Osco’s current Vice President of Marketing and Merchandising Doug Cygan has been appointed Division President, effective immediately. In this role, Cygan will lead […]

Albertsons Companies appoints Wayne Denningham to the new role of President and COO

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today announced Wayne Denningham, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the new role of President and Chief Operating Officer for Albertsons Companies. Bob Miller remains Chairman and CEO, a role he has held since April 2015. Denningham will continue to lead store operations […]

Albertsons Companies and Safeway Merger Anniversary Highlights

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On the two-year anniversary of the merger that created the second-largest supermarket company in the U.S., Albertsons Companies announced that since the merger with Safeway, it has grown its workforce by 10 percent, creating 26,000 jobs; built or acquired 174 locations; increased healthy food and financial donations; and […]

Albertsons Companies names Christine Wilcox VP, Communications and Public Affairs

BOISE, Idaho, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today (November 2, 2016) that it has appointed current Vice President of Corporate Communications Christine Wilcox to the position of Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs. Wilcox is filling a vacancy created when Brian Dowling retired from the company earlier this year. Wilcox is […]

15 Haggen Northwest Fresh stores begins operation as standalone business unit in the Albertsons Companies family of banners

Bellingham-based company will continue to offer freshest local products to western Washington communities BELLINGHAM, WA, 2016-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies and Haggen announced that the 15 core Haggen Northwest Fresh stores will begin the first day of operation today as a standalone business unit in the Albertsons Companies family of banners. Haggen will […]

Albertsons Companies announces the appointment of Susan Morris as EVP of Retail Operations over its East Region

BOISE, Idaho, 2016-Apr-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today that it has appointed current Denver Division President Susan Morris to the position of Executive Vice President of Retail Operations over its East Region. Morris is filling the vacancy created when Kelly Griffith announced earlier this month that he would be leaving the company. […]

Albertsons Companies’ donation initiatives in 2015 contributed more than $270 million to the communities it serves

Boise, ID, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies today announced that it contributed more than $270 million in food and financial support in 2015 to the communities it serves, helping people in 35 states and the District of Columbia live better lives. “We are committed to helping make the communities where we operate the […]

Albertsons Companies to purchase and rebrand four Idaho-based Paul’s Market stores

BOISE, ID, 2016-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase and rebrand four Idaho-based Paul’s Market stores. The following Paul’s Market stores will be rebranded as Albertsons. 20 East Wyoming, Homedale 700 East Avalon, Kuna 10565 Lake Hazel, Boise 132 East Lake, McCall Separately, Paul’s […]

Albertsons Companies’ SVP of Pharmacy, Health & Wellness Mark Panzer expands role to include General Merchandise and HABA

Boise, ID, 2016-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today that Mark Panzer, who was named the Company’s Senior Vice President of Pharmacy, Health & Wellness in May 2015, has accepted the additional responsibility of leading General Merchandise and HABA. “Mark’s impact on our operation in 2015 was immediate. He brought a wealth of […]

Albertsons Companies announced the appointment of Tamara Pattison as SVP of Digital Marketing & eCommerce

Boise, ID, 2016-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today that Tamara Pattison has been named Senior Vice President of Digital Marketing & eCommerce, which includes all aspects of Shopper Marketing, Digital Marketing, Loyalty & Rewards, and eCommerce. Pattison, who most recently served the company as Group Vice President of Digital, Loyalty and Customer […]