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Albertsons surpasses 1 million COVID-19 vaccines administered

Albertsons surpasses 1 million COVID-19 vaccines administered

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. announced that its pharmacies have now administered more than 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. “Our pharmacy teams across the country are working diligently in serving our communities during this national effort. We are deeply grateful to our federal partners and local jurisdictions in delivering this important milestone,” said Omer

Albertsons associates pick favorite own brands

Albertsons associates pick favorite own brands

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. on Tuesday celebrated the stars of its Own Brands portfolio, announcing the winners of its first “Own Brands Associate Choice Awards.” Thousands of associates cast votes, choosing their favorite Albertsons Own Brands products in 15 categories. The votes were cast during the company’s January Own Brands “Best for Less” campaign.

Albertsons Cos. raises outlook after strong Q3

Albertsons Cos. raises outlook after strong Q3

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. raised its outlook for fiscal 2020 on Tuesday after reporting strong results for the third quarter. Highlights for the 12-week period ended December 5 included identical store sales growth of 12.3% and digital sales growth of 225%. “Our constant focus on our customers continued to drive strong growth and market

Albertsons names Gajial new head of pharmacy

Albertsons names Gajial new head of pharmacy

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has named Omer Gajial as its new senior vice president of pharmacy and health, according the the retailer’s LinkedIn page. He previously held positions at Amazon and PepsiCo. Gajial replaces Mark Panzer, who left his role as senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness in August. A  former chairman

Albertsons teams with Phosphorus to offer at-home COVID-19 test kits 

Albertsons teams with Phosphorus to offer at-home COVID-19 test kits 

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced today that it has partnered with Phosphorus to begin offering at-home COVID-19 test kits in select market areas, with plans to expand the offering throughout September and October. The saliva tests typically return results in 72 hours or less from the time the lab receives the test. Albertsons Cos.

Albertsons Cos. to sell 17.5% stake to Apollo

Albertsons Cos. to sell 17.5% stake to Apollo

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. plans to sell a 17.5% stake to the private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $1.75 billion. The deal, announced Wednesday, is expected to close by June 15. “Albertsons Companies is pleased to work with Apollo and its co-investors,” Albertsons president and CEO Vivek Sankaran said in a statement. “Apollo

Albertsons has a strong showing for fiscal 2020

Albertsons has a strong showing for fiscal 2020

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. posted an identical store sales increase of 47% for the first four weeks of fiscal 2020, the company said on Thursday. Quarter-to-date identical sales for the first eight weeks of fiscal 2020 increased 34% compared to the comparable prior year period. Albertsons reported its first quarter sales-to-date as part of

Albertsons Cos. names exec VP, chief customer and digital officer

Albertsons Cos. names exec VP, chief customer and digital officer

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has named Chris Rupp executive vice president and chief customer and digital officer, effective December 3. Rupp joins Albertsons Cos. from Microsoft Corp., where she most recently served as general manager of the company’s Xbox Business Engineering team. Chris Rupp Rupp will be responsible for integrating and enhancing customers’ experiences

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