Wakefern Food Corp. donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross for its ongoing hurricane relief efforts

Edison, NJ, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. presented a $50,000 check to the American Red Cross at its corporate offices on Tuesday, Nov. 21. Red Cross representatives who accepted the check on Tuesday said the money will help with ongoing hurricane relief efforts focused on providing shelter, food and water to people who […]

Wakefern Food Corp. recorded retail sales of $16.3 billion for the 52-week fiscal year ending September 30, 2017

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. Chairman and CEO Joseph S. Colalillo, President and COO Joe Sheridan and Executive Vice President Chris Lane addressed Wakefern shareholders, store management and staff at the company’s annual shareholder meeting October 26 in East Brunswick, NJ. The company reported record retail sales of $16.3 […]

Wakefern Food Corp. to participate in this year’s A Walk to Believe, One Step Closer with Team LeGrand

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. President and COO Joe Sheridan has announced the company’s participation in this year’s A Walk to Believe, One Step Closer with Team LeGrand to benefit the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The 5K Run/Walk/Roll was established in 2010 to show support for Eric LeGrand, a former star […]

New Jersey Food Council appoints Richard Saker as its new Chairman of the Board

MONROE, NJ , 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — At its Annual Membership Meeting last week, the New Jersey Food Council selected Richard Saker as its new Chairman of the Board with two one-year terms. Saker, who is Chairman, President and CEO of Saker Holdings Corporation and Saker ShopRites, Inc., will lead New Jersey’s largest food […]

Wakefern Food Corp. announces the promotion of Chris Lane to Executive Vice President

Keasbey, NJ, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. President and COO Joe Sheridan has announced the promotion of Chris Lane, Senior Vice President of Product Divisions, to Executive Vice President of the company. Lane, a 13-year veteran of the company, will guide day-to-day operations and strategy planning for Wakefern. The largest U.S. […]

Wakefern Food Corp. announces 4.2% retail sales increase for the 52-week ending Oct. 1, 2016 vs. the prior year

Keasbey, NJ., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. Chairman and CEO Joseph S. Colalillo and President and COO Joe Sheridan addressed Wakefern shareholders, store management and staff at the company’s annual shareholder meeting today (Oct. 27, 2016) in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The company reported record retail sales of $16 billion for the […]

Wakefern Food Corp. member and president of Cuellar Family ShopRites Rafael Cuellar honored by the New Jersey Food Council

Keasbey, NJ, 2016-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rafael Cuellar, President and CEO of Cuellar Family ShopRites and a member of Wakefern Food Corp., was honored recently by the New Jersey Food Council. Cuellar and other industry leaders were recognized for “achieving food business success and for their history of civic service service within the New […]