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Albertsons Cos. and KeHE renew distribution partnership

Albertsons Cos. and KeHE renew distribution partnership

NAPERVILLE, Ill. —  KeHE Distributors announced Tuesday that it has renewed its supply agreement with Albertsons Cos. as their primary distribution partner for natural, organic and specialty products. Speaking about the renewed partnership, Brandon Barnholt, president and chief executive officer of KeHE Distributors stated, “Albertsons is a premier U.S. food retailer, their blue-chip portfolio of banners, emerging

Albertsons names Sean Barrett SVP, advertising and marketing

Albertsons names Sean Barrett SVP, advertising and marketing

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced that Sean Barrett has been promoted to senior vice president of advertising and marketing. Barrett brings strong brand expertise and proven leadership from his tenure with the Albertson Companies Own Brands team and prior roles at Procter & Gamble, which culminated in his being named chief marketing officer of

Albertsons names Narayan Iyengar to lead digital efforts

Albertsons names Narayan Iyengar to lead digital efforts

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has appointed Narayan Iyengar as senior vice president, digital marketing and e-commerce. The food and drug retailer said late Monday that Iyengar will be responsible for leading all aspects of digital marketing, including loyalty programs, shopper marketing and the overall digital presence, as well as the e-commerce business, which includes home

Private label line revamped by Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has launched a major new store brand, Signature, which will be available in all 2,286 stores under all of the company’s 18 banners. The multicategory brand encompasses more than 4,000 items, ranging from coffee to juice, soup to cereal, fresh produce to fried chicken. The line also includes nonfood home

Panzer promoted by Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. is expanding the role of Mark Panzer, who joined the company last spring as senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness. The retailer announced early this month that it was also putting Panzer in charge of general merchandise and health and beauty aids. “Mark’s impact on our operation in

Panzer to lead GM, HBA at Albertsons

Panzer to lead GM, HBA at Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. pharmacy chief Mark Panzer has added oversight of the food and drug chain’s general merchandise and health and beauty aids businesses to his duties. The supermarket retailer announced the move Tuesday. Panzer became senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness in May, coming to the company from Pharmaca Integrative