Albertsons Companies welcomes Jim Donald as President and Chief Operating Officer

Boise, Idaho, 2018-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies announced today (Mar 05, 2018) that Jim Donald, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Starbucks, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Albertsons Companies, effective immediately. Donald is an experienced retail operator with extensive knowledge of Albertsons Companies, having previously held senior leadership […]

Albertsons Companies and Rite Aid Corporation announce merger agreement

Combination Will Create Strong Local Networks in Attractive Geographies Integrated Platform Will Provide Customers Greater Choice, Convenience, and Access, and Accelerate Omni-Channel Strategy to Reach More Customers and Drive Profitable Growth John Standley to Serve as Chief Executive Officer and Bob Miller to Serve as Chairman of Combined Company Transaction Expected to Generate Run Rate […]

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 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 […]

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’ 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 and Safeway Inc. announce new senior leadership team and division leaders for the newly merged company

BOISE, ID and PLEASANTON, CA, 2014-9-22— /EPR Retail News/ — AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today the new senior leadership team and division leaders  for the combined company that will take effect upon the closing of the proposed merger transaction, which is pending customary regulatory approvals. “We’re drawing on the strong […]