Grocery, Supermarket, and Convenience Industry Updates
The Kroger Co. named Donna Giordano President of Ralphs, the company’s 256-store division in
As a result, John Aden has been promoted to Executive Vice President, with responsibility for General Merchandise. And Pam Kohn has also been promoted to lead a new Merchandise Services organization as Executive Vice President.
Sunoco Inc. has acquired leasehold interests in 14 convenience stores in central
Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc. will serve as the broadline supplier to Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.’s Circle K stores in the southeastern
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market added 25 vehicles powered by compressed natural gas to its distribution fleet. The Ryder System trucks, expected to cut emissions by as much as 30% compared with diesel vehicles, became available through a public-private partnership that includes Ryder, the U.S. Energy Department, the California Energy Commission and other organizations.