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August 20, 2012

Caribou Coffee Co. announced it will be expanding its retail and commercial footprint in the Chicagoland area by teaming up with supermarket operator Jewel-Osco, which is part of the Supervalu company.

Minneapolis -- Caribou Coffee Co. announced it will be expanding its retail and commercial footprint in the Chicagoland area by teaming up with supermarket operator Jewel-Osco, which is part of the Supervalu company.

Caribou Coffee opened its first retail location within Jewel-Osco's Barrington store last week, with plans to introduce two additional coffeehouses in the grocery's Hoffman Estates and Countryside locations in the near future, as well as five additional coffeehouses within Jewel-Osco in 2013.

June 6, 2012

Supervalu plans to cut as many as 2,500 positions at its Albertsons unit.

New York -- Supervalu plans to cut as many as 2,500 positions at its Albertsons unit. The reductions, which will occur across all 247 Albertsons stores in California and Nevada, will begin the week of June 17 and should be completed around July 1, according to a statement.

“A decision of this nature is never easy, but it is the necessary step for us to take to help improve our business and accelerate our turnaround," Dan Sanders, president of the Albertsons Southern California Division, said in a statement.
 

April 16, 2012

Supervalu announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

Minneapolis -- Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

Dan Sanders has been tapped to head Albertsons Southern California, Keith Wyche will lead Acme and Brian Audette has been named president at Cub Foods.

Replacing Klug will be Sanders, current president of Supervalu's Acme Markets division, based in Philadelphia. Sanders joined Acme in 2010 from United Supermarkets, Lubbock, Texas, where he served as CEO.

February 22, 2012

Save-A-Lot, a wholly owned subsidiary of Supervalu, will open 13 stores in February and March.

St. Louis -- Save-A-Lot, a wholly owned subsidiary of Supervalu, will open 13 stores in February and March.

The grocer will open three locations in New York bringing the total number of Save-A-Lot stores in the state to 52. In Ohio, it will open three stores, for a total of 128 locations state-wide. The chain will open four stores in Pennsylvania, for a total of 76, and three in Tennessee, for a total of 108.

January 13, 2012

Albertsons LLC plans to close four underperforming stores: one in Arizona, one in Louisiana and two in Texas.

Boise, Idaho -- Albertsons LLC plans to close four underperforming stores: one in Arizona, one in Louisiana and two in Texas.

The closings will leave Albertsons with 205 stores in the Southwest and the South.

September 8, 2011

Supervalu announced the sale of 107 fuel centers located in the Midwest, Intermountain West and West Coast regions following the acceptance of four separate bids to purchase the centers.

Eden Prairie, Minn. --- Supervalu announced the sale of 107 fuel centers located in the Midwest, Intermountain West and West Coast regions following the acceptance of four separate bids to purchase the centers. The transactions include the majority of fuel centers within the Albertsons, Cub Foods, Hornbacher’s and Jewel-Osco banners.

July 11, 2011

Supervalu on Monday that it is not removing the self check-out lanes from the 460 Albertsons stores that it owns and operates in Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Southern California, Utah, Washington state and Wyoming.

Minneapolis -- Supervalu on Monday that it is not removing the self check-out lanes from the 460 Albertsons stores that it owns and operates in Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Southern California, Utah, Washington state and Wyoming.

July 8, 2011

Albertsons LLC said Friday it is eliminating the self-checkout lanes in all 217 stores, beginning this month.

Boise, Idaho -- Albertsons LLC said Friday it is eliminating the self-checkout lanes in all 217 stores, beginning this month.

According to the supermarket retailer, the self-checkout option precludes Albertsons from providing the desired level of customer service.

In place of self-checkout, which it introduced in its stores about 10 years ago, Albertsons said it is considering a modified express lane concept.
 

October 21, 2010

A report released Thursday said that Associated Foods Stores will close three of its Fresh...

March 7, 2010

Discount grocer Smart & Final said it will open stores in five vacant Albertsons sites...

January 28, 2010

Denver-area union workers for the Albertsons grocery chain have voted unanimously to ratify a new...

January 19, 2010

Supervalu plans to consolidate its five Albertsons meat and grocery procurement offices in the western...

January 11, 2010

Supervalu reported Tuesday that it has returned to a fiscal third-quarter profit on tightened cost...

October 22, 2009

Associated Food Stores in Salt Lake City plans to convert the 34 Albertsons stores it...

October 22, 2009

Jewel-Osco plans to shutter Urban Fresh, its small-format grocery store, at the end of October,...

January 18, 2009

Albertsons plans to close some of its locations in Florida....

September 4, 2008

Supervalu has expanded its Eating Healthy With Diabetes initiative beyond its Jewel-Osco Pharmacies in the...

July 21, 2008

Net earnings at Supervalu hit a record $162 million in the first quarter of fiscal...

May 20, 2008

Movie Gallery Inc. named C.J. Gabriel Jr. as president and chief executive. He succeeds...

April 8, 2008

Supervalu on Wednesday said it will sell its own Wild Harvest line of natural and...

March 19, 2008

Albertsons Inc. is closing stores two stores in Montana, company officials said....

January 28, 2008

Eden Prairie, Minn. Supervalu Inc. will close all five of its organic Sunflower Market stores,...

January 7, 2008

Phoenix Albertsons is closing four of its 51 stores in Arizona, according to The Arizona...

January 2, 2008

New York City Bob Spengler, the president and COO of Save Mart Supermarkets, announced that...

December 17, 2007

Eden Prairie, Minn. Supervalu Inc., announced Tuesday that it plans to acquire eight stores in...