Haggen continues support for schools projects surrounding its stores through DonorChoose.org

Bellingham, Wash., 2016-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — True to the company’s values and culture, Haggen has donated more than $30,000 to 56 projects requested by teachers throughout Whatcom County this summer. These small donations will make an impact on 3,660 school-aged children at 16 schools in 6 school districts throughout the county. This fall, Haggen […]

Haggen receives court approval for two purchase agreements on certain assets with Gelson’s Markets and Smart & Final LLC.

Haggen Receives Approval of Sale of Stalking Horse Bidder Packages and Announces Auction Results Bellingham, Wash, 2015-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Delaware in Wilmington confirmed the sale of certain stores. The Court approved two separate purchase agreements for certain assets with Gelson’s Markets and Smart […]

Haggen files motions with and is seeking the approval of the bankruptcy court to establish global bid procedures

Bellingham, Wash., 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen today announced that it has filed motions with and is seeking the approval of the bankruptcy court to establish procedures for ongoing sales. The motions present global bidding procedures, stalking horse package bid procedures and a schedule of stores being sold. Haggen is seeking a court hearing […]

Haggen filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code

Receives $215 Million in Debtor In Possession Financing to Support Process Bellingham, Wash., 2015-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen, the West Coast regional grocer, today announced that in order to reorganize around its core profitable stores, it has filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the […]

Haggen filed lawsuit against Albertsons LLC and Albertsons Holdings LLC seeking more than $1 billion in damages

Complaint Alleges Albertsons Engaged in Coordinated and Systematic Efforts to Eliminate Competition in Violation of Federal Trade Commission Orders and Various Federal and State Laws Bellingham, Wash., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen, the West Coast regional grocer, today announced that the company has filed a lawsuit against Albertsons LLC and Albertsons Holdings LLC (“Albertsons”) seeking […]

Haggen to close or sell a number of locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washington to improve its business and strengthen its competitive position

Bellingham, Wash., 2015-8-20— /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen, the West Coast regional grocer, today announced that in order to continue to improve its business and strengthen its competitive position, it has decided to close or sell a number of locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Most of the stores being closed or sold were acquired […]

Haggen partners with Swinomish Fish Company to bring fresh Baker Lake salmon to its seafood cases this spring

Baker Lake, Wash. and Bellingham, Wash., 2015-5-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In Haggen’s continuing mission to provide the very best local products to its customers, the company has forged a new partnership with Swinomish Fish Company to bring fresh Baker Lake salmon to its seafood cases this spring. Northwest salmon season is upon us, and […]

Haggen donates more than $40,000 to support the four national parks located in Washington and Oregon

West Coast grocer continues tradition of giving back with expansion Bellingham, Wash., 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — To show its love for the precious lakes, rivers, beaches and mountains of the Pacific Northwest, West Coast regional grocer Haggen is donating more than $40,000 to support the four national parks located in Washington and Oregon. The dollar […]

Haggen expands its pharmacy management staff from 6 to 28 to manage the 470 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who will make up the Haggen Pharmacy team

Pharmacies remain open during conversions Bellingham, Wash. and Irvine, Calif., 2015-4-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — As West Coast regional grocer Haggen acquires and converts stores in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona during the first half of 2015, its pharmacy business is growing from 17 pharmacies to 106 pharmacies. To support this growth, Haggen is expanding […]

Haggen partners with National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, as a sponsor of the annual Walk MS fundraiser for the 18th consecutive year

As presenting sponsor, Washington grocery chain is the event’s largest supporter in the state BELLINGHAM, Wash.,2015-3-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Haggen, Inc. has announced its partnership with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Northwest Chapter, as a sponsor of the nonprofit’s annual Walk MS fundraiser for the 18th consecutive year. This year also marks Haggen’s […]

Haggen partners with Food Lifeline and AgriBeef, Co. to support the Washington Beef Commission’s Beef Counts campaign

Washington State Beef Commission, Double R Ranch and Food Lifeline join with Haggen to provide nourishing beef meals to neighbors in need Bellingham, Wash., 2015-3-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Haggen has partnered with Food Lifeline and AgriBeef, Co. to support the Washington Beef Commission’s Beef Counts campaign, a joint effort to provide […]

Haggen takes ownership of its very first store in California

HELLO HAGGEN, GOODBYE HASSLE Haggen Brings Exciting New One-Stop Grocery Shopping Experience to California;  Conversion of 83 Stores Begins with La Costa Location  Regional grocery chain takes ownership of first acquired store in California at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning, March 9 reopening on Wednesday, March 11  Irvine, Calif., 2015-3-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — West Coast regional grocery […]

Haggen opens the first of 20 stores in Oregon it plans to acquire and convert to the Haggen brand in the first half of 2015

Regional grocery chain takes ownership of first acquired store in Oregon at 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 20  Bellingham, Wash., 2015-3-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — West Coast regional grocery chain Haggen will take ownership of the Albertsons store at 16199 Boones Ferry Road in Lake Oswego, at 12:01 a.m. Friday, March 20. The new Haggen is scheduled to […]

Haggen begins the process of acquiring 146 stores as a result of Albertsons LLC and Safeway merger

Pacific NW grocery chain takes ownership of first acquired store at 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning Bellingham, Wash., 2015-2-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen today announced that it has begun the process of acquiring 146 stores as part of the divestment process brought about by the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) review of […]

AB Acquisition LLC and Safeway Inc. to sell 168 stores across eight states to four buyers

Subject to FTC approval, divested stores will continue to operate as competing grocery stores BOISE, ID and PLEASANTON, CA, 2014-12-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) announced today that they have entered into agreements, subject to approval by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to sell 168 stores across […]