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Supervalu diabetes program supported by Paramount Rx

Supervalu diabetes program supported by Paramount Rx

CARY, N.C. — Pharmacy benefits manager Paramount Rx is sponsoring Supervalu Inc.’s 10th annual My Diabetes Coach campaign to raise consumer awareness about the risks of diabetes and help people with diabetes better manage the disease. Paramount Rx said that through June 17, shoppers are can visit a Supervalu Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Shoppers Food

Supervalu tabs ex-Target SVP to lead retail merchandising

Supervalu tabs ex-Target SVP to lead retail merchandising

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu Inc. has named Anne Dament as senior vice president of retail, merchandising and marketing. The supermarket wholesaler and retailer said Wednesday that Dament will lead retail banner operations and oversee retail merchandising and marketing. She will report to Mark Gross, Supervalu’s president and chief executive officer. A 25-year retail veteran who began

Supervalu sells Save-A-Lot chain

Supervalu sells Save-A-Lot chain

MINNEAPOLIS — Supervalu Inc. has agreed to sell its Save-A-Lot hard discount grocery chain to private equity firm Onex Corp. for $1.365 billion in cash. The deal comes more than year after Supervalu announced that it was exploring options for a separation of the Save-A-Lot business, including a possible spin-off into a stand-alone, publicly traded

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

Delhaize, Ahold to divest 86 U.S. stores

BRUSSELS — The U.S. subsidiaries of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV have reached agreements with buyers to divest 86 stores in connection with the companies’ pending merger. Delhaize and Ahold said Thursday that all of the store divestitures — which includes locations from both companies’ U.S. supermarket chains — must be approved by the Federal

Pharmacy delivers message at NACDS RxImpact Day

Pharmacy delivers message at NACDS RxImpact Day

WASHINGTON — Nearly 400 pharmacy advocates from 43 states converged on Capitol Hill for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ annual RxImpact Day grassroots lobbying drive. NACDS said the advocates — who include pharmacists, pharmacy executives, pharmacy students and others — will meet with about 85% of the U.S. Congress during the two-day event,

GMDC names new chairman, board members

GMDC names new chairman, board members

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Steve Davis, director of center store, general merchandise, health/beauty care and grocery nonfoods at Weis Markets Inc., has been appointed chairman of the Global Market Development Center (GMDC). GMDC noted that Davis’ experience includes a broad food retailing background, covering both the GM and health/beauty/wellness categories. He also serves as the

IPO in the works at Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos., the nation’s second-largest supermarket company and one of the biggest retail pharmacy operators, plans to go public. The company filed a registration statement last month with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of common stock. The number of shares to be offered, their price range and