TITLE

Philadelphia story

AUTHOR(S)
Major, Meg
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the business performance of Malvern, Pennsylvania-based Acme Markets under Supervalu's management with its regional, semi-decentralized model, in 2006. A fixture in the greater Philadelphia market for more than a century, Acme Markets is a local institution. The chain's number of units include conventional supermarkets, as well as combination food-and-drug stores under the Acme Sav-on banner. In 2006, it is also destined to become a critical component of Supervalu's retail empire in the East.
ACCESSION #
20732616

 

Related Articles

  • Cub Foods expanding with new format. Cohen, Deborah L. // Crain's Chicago Business;03/13/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p52 

    Focuses on supermarket Cub Foods' expansion plans in Chicago, Illinois. Company's shift from a warehouse-style presentation to a format that resembles conventional supermarkets; Competition in the Chicago market; Plans of increasing the number of stores from 21 to 50 in the Chicago area;...

  • Acme expands superstore clout.  // Drug Store News;2/17/97, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p4 

    Reports on Acme Markets' grand opening celebration for its Acme Food and Drug Superstore in Voorhees, New Jersey in January 1997. American Stores as parent firm of Acme; Mark Velasano as director of Acme's pharmacy operation.

  • Acme Markets offer new Rx format.  // Drug Store News;4/27/98, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p6 

    Discloses that Acme Markets has unveiled a new store-within-a-store concept called Pharmacy Plus. Features of the new format.

  • Upsized chain keeps local touch. Frederick, Jim // Drug Store News;10/15/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p1 

    The article reports on the results of the first year of combined operations of the merged Albertsons Corp. and Supervalu Inc. in the U.S. At Supervalu, about 200,000 employees are trained to run a new kind of retail entity. With 1,100 stores owned by Albertsons, the merger instantly propelled...

  • SuperValu STORE of the YEAR 2011. KELLEHER, MARTIN // Checkout;May2011, Vol. 37 Issue 5, Special section p1 

    The article presents the ten supermarket retailers of SuperValu Inc. which are the finalists in the 2011 SuperValu of the Year competition in Ireland. These retailers include Fleming's SuperValu in Monaghan County, Hurley's SuperValu in Cork County and Kavanagh's SuperValu in Donegal County. It...

  • SUPERVALU.  // Drug Store News;4/1/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 4A, p39 

    The article presents a corporate profile of Supervalu Inc., the third-largest grocery retailing company and ninth-largest pharmacy provider in the U.S. It mentions that the company has increased net sales into more than 220% in less than two years. Moreover, it presents charts depicting the...

  • Supervalu store tours focus on nutrition, diabetes.  // Drug Store News;10/6/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p14 

    The article reports on the growth of Supervalu Inc. in the U.S. The retailer has become the ninth-biggest pharmacy player in the nation when it acquired major parts of Albertsons-Sav-On, and a passel of food and drug combination stores. Furthermore, Supervalu expanded its eating healthy with...

  • Pharmacy: In-Store Foundation for Health and Wellness. Alaimo, Dan // SN: Supermarket News;5/28/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 22, p12 

    The article focuses on the emergence of in-store pharmacies as the natural center for health and wellness in most retail environments in the U.S. According to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, in-store pharmacies brought $27.6 billion in sales in 2005. It mentions that pharmacy was...

  • HALOS OF HEALTH. Karolefski, John // SN: Supermarket News;7/10/2006 Supplement, Vol. 54, p6 

    The article features supermarket retailers, manufacturers and allied organizations that offers U.S. consumers value-priced products and aids them to live healthier. One of these is Supervalu which launched the Sunflower Market. The market offers organic products, grocery, deli and fine cheeses...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics