BOISE, Idaho — Flu season is approaching and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging flu and COVID-19 vaccinations as one of the best ways to stay healthy and minimize the strain on our national health systems. Albertsons Cos. pharmacies announced that they are stocked and ready with both vaccines, including COVID-19
CHICAGO – United Airlines customers now have access even more COVID testing locations, including more than 3,000 new Walmart and Albertson Cos. locations across the U.S., through the airline’s website and mobile app in the Travel Ready Center. Customers can now easily book COVID-19 testing appointments at more than 3,800 total testing providers powered by
BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. announced on Tuesday that Sharon McCollam will join the company on September 7, 2021, as its president and chief financial officer reporting to Vivek Sankaran, Albertsons Cos. chief executive officer. McCollam will succeed Bob Dimond, who will be retiring and will remain with the company as an advisor through February
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. reported $21.3 billion in revenue for the first quarter, down from $22.8 billion during the same quarter last year. That decline was primarily driven by a 10% decrease in identical store sales, caused by reduced demand compared to the pandemic-induced surge in last year’s quarter. On a two-year stacked basis,
SAN FRANCISCO — DoorDash and Albertsons Cos. have announced a new partnership to offer on-demand grocery delivery from nearly 2,000 Albertsons banner stores across the country including Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, and more from the DoorDash marketplace app. “We are committed to expanding our delivery experience in order to meet our customers’ needs whenever, wherever and
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has named Jennifer Saenz executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, the company said Wednesday. Effective July 12, Saenz will be responsible for all areas of merchandising within the company, including Own Brands. She will also be responsible for strengthening the company’s relationships with its brand partners. Saenz will join Albertson
BOISE, Idaho — Fetch Rewards, the nation’s No. 1 consumer-loyalty and shopper-rewards app, announced Tuesday its first-ever retail partnership with Albertsons Cos. The partnership between Fetch Rewards and Albertsons Cos. comes after a successful five-week pilot program aimed at driving Fetch users to shop at nearly 200 of the company’s stores. Albertsons Cos. leveraged Fetch
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has launched several new vendor partnerships aimed at helping the company boost supplier diversity as the company reaffirms its commitment to racial equity. “Albertsons Companies is dedicated to helping our communities lay the foundation for racial equity,” said Jonathan Mayes, Albertsons Companies senior vice president, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer.
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. reported sales and other revenue of $15.8 billion for the fourth quarter, up about 2.3% versus the prior-year period. The increase in sales was primarily driven by an 11.8% increase in identical sales, partially offset by the impact of the 53rd week in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, as
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has picked Danielle Crop to serve as its senior vice president and chief data officer, the company said on Friday. Crop was most recently chief data officer at American Express. The appointment is part of Albertsons’ move to step up its efforts to leverage data strategically for the enterprise. Crop
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. said Tuesday that it is working with Google to offer an enhanced omnichannel shopping experience for its customers. The retailer said it is introducing several enhancements that will make the shopping easier and more efficient, including: Integrating with Google Search and Maps to help shoppers more easily find what they
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
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.
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