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Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

Ahold Delhaize U.S. brands to adopt IRI platform

NEW YORK — Food and drug retailer Ahold Delhaize plans to implement IRI’s sales and supply chain analytics platform for its Ahold USA and Delhaize America brands. Under a long-term agreement announced Tuesday, IRI will leverage its IRI Liquid Data platform to provide integrated point-of-sale (POS), frequent shopper program and supply chain data for Delhaize

Ahold Delhaize to consolidate Stop & Shop divisions

Ahold Delhaize to consolidate Stop & Shop divisions

QUINCY, Mass. — Ahold USA and Delhaize America plan to meld the two Stop & Shop supermarket divisions, Stop & Shop New York Metro and Stop & Shop New England, into one organization. The company said Monday that the move reflects ongoing efforts to unite and streamline the U.S. operations of Ahold Delhaize, formed last

Ahold USA announces executive moves

Ahold USA announces executive moves

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA has named Don Sussman, president of the Stop & Shop New York Metro division, as executive vice president of merchandising at Ahold USA. Sussman has more than 37 years of retail experience, including leadership roles in marketing and merchandising, and he has led three of the four Ahold USA retail

Holt succeeds McCann at Ahold USA

NEW YORK — James McCann, chief operating officer at Ahold USA and a key figure behind the revival of the Stop & Shop and Giant brands, has resigned from the company and its executive management board. Ahold Delhaize said that Kevin Holt, who held the same title at Delhaize America, has been appointed in his

GMDC honors former Ahold executive

GMDC honors former Ahold executive

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Global Market Development Center presented its annual GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award to Jim Wonderly, vice president of strategic accounts at QK Healthcare Inc., who previously spent 25 years at Ahold, where he led the retailer’s general merchandise category. The award was presented this week during the organization’s GM16 conference in

Ahold USA appoints Iacobucci chief merchant

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA has hired Andrew Iacobucci as executive vice president of merchandising. With the appointment, Iacobucci will lead a team supporting the food and drug retailer’s four retail divisions — Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle, which collectively operate 790 supermarkets in

Ahold USA names Iacobucci EVP of merchandising

Ahold USA names Iacobucci EVP of merchandising

CARLISLE, Pa. — Ahold USA named Andrew Iacobucci executive vice president of merchandising effective April 11. In this role, Iacobucci will focus on leading a merchandising team that supports the company and its four retail divisions, Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle. Iacobucci brings an

Rite Aid acquires Rx files from 12 A&P stores

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has purchased pharmacy files from 12 A&P supermarkets for about $8.1 million. The deal was approved late last month in bankruptcy court. The files are from pharmacies in stores — including seven in New Jersey — that A&P earmarked for immediate closing when it filed for bankruptcy in

Total Store Expo: Scenes from Day 3

DENVER — Retailers and vendors shared their experiences on the exhibit floor at the 2015 Total Store Expo in this NACDS-TV day three report. Hear from Luke Barnes of Ahold USA, who says the food and drug retailer is converting to a new pharmacy system; Arthur Dion of Walmart and Sam’s Club, who discusses health

Stop & Shop, Acme to buy A&P stores

Stop & Shop, Acme to buy A&P stores

NEW YORK — Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. LLC and Acme Markets have agreed to buy stores from A&P, which earlier today announced it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and plans to sell off stores. Stop & Shop, part of Ahold USA, said Monday that it plans to acquire 25 A&P stores in

Ahold, Delhaize plan to merge

Ahold, Delhaize plan to merge

  BRUSSELS, Belgium, and ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — International food retailers Delhaize Group and Koninklijke Ahold N.V. plan to merge, forming a new company called Ahold Delhaize. The companies said Wednesday that the agreement, being enacted through a merger of equals of Delhaize into Ahold, will create a food retailing giant with more than 6,500

Delhaize, Ahold explore possible merger

Delhaize, Ahold explore possible merger

NEW YORK – Delhaize Group of Belgium and Netherlands-based supermarket operator Royal Ahold N.V. are in talks about a potential merger. Both companies confirmed Tuesday that they are engaged preliminary discussions to explore the opportunity of combining the two companies. “These discussions may or may not result in a future transaction,” the companies said in

President of Stop & Shop New England steps down

CARLISLE, Pa. — Joe Kelley is leaving his post as president of Ahold USA’s Stop & Shop New England division, effective immediately. Ahold USA announced Kelley’s departure on Monday. The company said he has resigned to pursue other career opportunities. Kelley has held the position since May 2012. Before that he was chairman, president and