Citations with the tag: AHOLD USA Inc
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- Giant Preps for Perry Hall Opening.
// Supermarket News Expert Blog; 8/21/2012, p4
The article announces that Ahold USA Inc. will be opening its Giant-Landover division at its newest store in Perry Hall, Maryland, the former site of Superfresh, wherein a 56,000-square-foot building will be built to house establishments such as a full-service pharmacy, a deli, and a floral store.
- Ahold USA Names Scorza CIO.
// Supermarket News Expert Blog; 3/29/2013, p3
The article announces that Paul Scorza has been named new chief information officer effective April 1, 2013 at the Quincy, Massachusetts offices of supermarket chain Ahold USA.
- Ahold, Stop & Shop Contribute $500K to Boston Fund.
// Supermarket News Expert Blog; 4/18/2013, p3
The article reports on the donation of 500,000 U.S. dollars made by retailer Stop and Shop and parent company Ahold USA to The One Fund Boston which was created to provide aid for the victims of the bombing at the Boston Marathon in April 2013.
- Ahold USA promotes longtime exec.
Ryan, Jim T. // Central Penn Business Journal; 11/30/2012, Vol. 29 Issue 49, p2
The article announces the promotion of David Lessard as vice president of Ahold USA Inc.'s produce and floral departments.
- Wal-Mart On The Prowl In South America.
Ryan, Jim T. // Latin America Monitor: Brazil Monitor; Sep2003, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p7
Reports on the plan of retailer Wal-Mart to acquire the Argentine, Brazilian and Peruvian units of Dutch retailer Ahold, as of September 2003. Composition of the Brazilian assets of Ahold; Retailers competing for the units; Way in which the Dutch retailer plans to exit from the Argentine market.
- drawing board.
Ryan, Jim T. // Food Logistics; 10/15/2006, Issue 90, p10
The article reports on the construction of warehouses in the U.S. food industry. Stellar Group began construction of a new Nestle processing and distribution center in Anderson, Indiana. The 880,000-square-foot facility will handle Nesquik Ready-To-Drink and Coffee-Mate Liquid products. Snack...
- Staples Expands into Ahold Supermarkets.
Major, Meg // Retail Merchandiser; Apr2005, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p6
No abstract available.
- Ahold USA Makes Carts Smart.
Major, Meg // Chain Store Age; Dec2003, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p102
Describes the Cart Companion, a shopping cart-mounted with Bluetooth wireless touchscreen scanner developed by Ahold USA. Reason for the cart's development; Remarks from Ed Gropp, former chief business and technology officer; Benefits to customers.
- ON THE MOVE.
Major, Meg // Financial Management (14719185); Nov2005, p46
The article presents information about personnel changes related to Fellow Chartered Management Accountants (FCMA). Nina Barakzai, FCMA, group compliance officer at telecom company NIL, has been appointed as a member of the Legal Deposit Advisory Panel. Graham Pottie FCMA has become director of...
- Retailer News.
Major, Meg // DSN Retailing Today; 6/23/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p18
Presents news briefs concerning food retailers as of June 23, 2003. Ahold's sale of its Jamin candy store chain; Stores in Brazil to be opened by Carrefour SA in October 2003.
- U.S. retail, foodservice remain Ahold priority.
Duff, Mike // DSN Retailing Today; 9/22/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 18, p5
Reports on the business plans of retailer Ahold USA Inc. in the U.S. Rehabilitation of the foodservice division of the company; Sales performance of Stop and Shop Cos. Inc.; Increase in the sales of Albert Heijn.
- Ahold states its case for turnaround.
Duff, Mike // DSN Retailing Today; 11/24/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 22, p4
Highlights the 2004 Shareholder Meetings of Ahold USA Inc. in the U.S. Way of maximizing the market share of the firm; Enhancement of corporate governance; Control of cash flows.
- RETAILER NEWS.
Duff, Mike // DSN Retailing Today; 2/6/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p26
The article offers news briefs related to the retail trade in the U.S. Kroger Co., a major retail chain in Southern California, is intending to sale its stores prompted by the company's bad sales and struggles in competing with stores in the state's northern section. Retail store chain Ahold USA...
- Will ceo departure signal a more centralized Ahold?
Duff, Mike // DSN Retailing Today; 3/13/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p2
The article reports that retailer Ahold USA Inc. CEO Marc Smith's resignation may signal the company's return to expansion mode in the United States. Smith will continue as CEO of Ahold's Stop & Shop/Giant-Landover division. Anders Moberg, president and CEO of Amsterdam, Netherlands-based Royal...
- Ahold Posts Q3 Sales Gains.
Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News; 10/26/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 43, p4
The article reports that Ahold USA Inc. has said that sales at its Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and Giant of Landover division were up 1.9% in the third quarter of 2009, to 4 billion dollars. Ahold y said it had volume growth in all markets, but sales were impacted by deflation and trading down...
- Ahold Initiatives Yield Threshold Quarter'.
Springer, Jon // SN: Supermarket News; 11/3/2008, Vol. 56 Issue 44, p1
The article reports on the effort of Ahold USA Inc. to build powerful consumer brands for its Giant-Landover and Stop and Shop divisions through its Value Improvement Program in the U.S. The company officials provided an overview on the effort along with low prices and reliability at its largest...
- Back in THE GAME.
Springer, Jon // SN: Supermarket News; 6/15/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 24, p12
No abstract available.
- STOP & SHOP/ GIANT-LANDOVER.
Springer, Jon // SN: Supermarket News; 6/15/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 24, p17
No abstract available.
- New Looks.
Springer, Jon // SN: Supermarket News; 6/15/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 24, p18
No abstract available.
- Ahold: CEO moves on.
Springer, Jon // MarketWatch: Food; Jun2007, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on the resignation of Anders Moberg, the architect of Ahold's Road to Recovery program in the U.S. It is stated that the board sees the personnel changes as coinciding with its next phase of development, however the timing of the Moberg's departure seems odd as the divestment...
- Organic Food in Spain.
Springer, Jon // Organic Food Industry Profile: Spain; November 2004, p1
Presents a profile of the Organic Food industry in Spain. Background on Datamonitor, a business information company specializing in industry analysis; Executive summary of the industry; Market overview; Market value; Market segmentation; Competitive landscape; Leading companies in the industry;...
- Organic Food in the Netherlands.
Springer, Jon // Organic Food Industry Profile: the Netherlands; November 2004, p1
Presents a profile of the Organic Food industry in the Netherlands. Background on Datamonitor, a business information company specializing in industry analysis; Executive summary of the industry; Market overview; Market value; Market segmentation; Competitive landscape; Leading companies in the...
- Ahold USA: Yeah, We've Got Staples.
Springer, Jon // Chain Store Age; Apr2005, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p34
Reports on the partnership of Staples and Ahold USA. Terms of the partnership; Information on the store-within-a-store concept followed by the companies; Impact of the partnership on the financial performance of the companies.
- Who's Using Whom.
Springer, Jon // Chain Store Age; Apr2005, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p49
Focuses on the business and technological solutions employed by several retail companies in the U.S. Selection of RedPrairie Corp. as a provider of work-force management solution to the distribution centers of TJX Cos.; Plan by Ahold USA Inc. to deploy the Netezza Performance Server...
- Ahold Plans To Sell Bi-Lo, Bruno's to Private Group.
Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News; 1/3/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the plan of Ahold to sell its Bruno's and Bi-Lo retail chains to private investment group Lone Star Funds. Details of Ahold U.S. Retail's grocery service and convenience store assets; Impact of the sale on the company's goal to reduce debt; Financial performance of Bruno's and Bi-Lo...
- Ahold USA Converting To New Data Warehouse.
Gallagher, Julie // SN: Supermarket News; 2/14/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p39
Reports that Ahold USA has partially completed conversion to a data warehouse platform for customer data which is intended to deliver targeted offers to shoppers at its retail divisions. Supermarkets operated by the company; Advantage of the platform to the company.
- DESIGNS ON NONFOOD.
Casabona, Liza // SN: Supermarket News; 5/2/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 18, p95
Reports on the store design and merchandising strategies used by U.S. supermarkets to accommodate nonfood products. Stop & Shop; Ahold USA; Giant Eagle; Kroger. INSET: Stopping Traffic.
- Alvarez to Head Stop & Shop.
Springer, Jon; Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News; 4/10/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 15, p8
The article reports on the selection of Jose Alvarez as CEO of the Stop & Shop division of store chain Ahold. Alvarez succeeds Marc Smith, who unveiled his plans to retire earlier in 2006. Burt P. Flickinger III, managing director of Strategic Resource Group, said Smith and Alvarez had been a...
- Anders Moberg.
Parks, Liz // SN: Supermarket News; 7/24/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 30, p38
No abstract available.
- Investors Seek Breakup of Ahold.
Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News; 8/21/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 34, p6
The article reports that hedge funds, Paulson & Co. and Centaurus Capital, call for the divestiture of Ahold's retail operations in the U.S. as of August 21, 2006. The two companies have acquired a 6.4 percent stake in Ahold's stock. Analysts do not think Ahold will seek to shed its entire...
HAMSTRA, MARK // SN: Supermarket News; 11/14/2011, Vol. 59 Issue 46, p12
The article reports on the plans of Ahold USA Inc. that will send out employee surveys to its workers in as many as four or five different languages to know what everyone thinks. According to Bhavdeep Singh, executive vice president of operations at Ahold, diversity at the company begins with...
- PEOPLE IN THE NEWS.
HAMSTRA, MARK // Drug Store News; 12/13/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p8
This article presents information about personnel changes in various industries. Walgreens late last month announced the appointment of former Eckerd executive Katherine Steirly as divisional merchandise manager for beauty. Steirly succeeds Cheryl Schultz, who is now divisional merchandise...
- The Pantry completes Golden Gallon acquisition.
HAMSTRA, MARK // National Petroleum News; Dec2003, Vol. 95 Issue 13, p7
Reports on the acquisition of convenience stores operating under the Golden Gallon name from Ahold USA Inc. by Pantry Inc. in the U.S. Revenue of Golden Gallon; Purchase price of the assets; Importance of the acquisition in the strategy of Pantry to develop the premier southeastern convenience...
- Agricultural Products in the Netherlands.
HAMSTRA, MARK // Agricultural Products Industry Profile: the Netherlands; November 2004, p1
Presents a profile of the Agricultural Products industry in the Netherlands. Background on Datamonitor, a business information company specializing in industry analysis; Executive summary of the industry; Market overview; Market value; Market segmentation; Competitive landscape; Leading...
- Tops Divestment Takes Back Seat to Other Sales.
Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News; 4/2/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 14, p1
The article announces the delay in the sale of Tops supermarket chain in upstate New York. In a conference call with analysts, Ahold executive vice president John Rishton said the company may not be able to sell the Tops chain until the end of 2007 because it has been occupied with efforts to...
- Clemens Stores Boost Giant Sales.
Hamstra, Mark // SN: Supermarket News; 5/21/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 21, p6
The article reports on the increase in sales of Ahold's Giant-Carlisle division by 16% in the first quarter of 2007 to $1.3 billion with the addition of 13 Clemens Family Markets stores acquired in 2006. Comparable-store sales at the chain increased by 6.3% and identical-store sales were up 3.9%...
- Ahold Puts Age Limits On Cough Medicines.
Toth, Wendy // SN: Supermarket News; 5/28/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 22, p27
The article reports on the decision of Ahold USA to implement a voluntary age restriction for the purchase of many over-the-counter cough medicines. The move was prompted by the growing trend of drug abuse among teenagers. Only those 18 years or older will be allowed to purchase products...
- Email Shopper Survey Helps Ahold Name Meat Packaging.
Garry, Michael // SN: Supermarket News; 7/16/2007, Vol. 55 Issue 29, p33
The article deals with the importance of an online shopper survey to the meat packaging system of Stop & Shop and sister Ahold USA company Giant Food. Customers who belong to both chains' Grocery Advisory Board (GAB) were asked in an online survey for feedback on names for the packaging change....
- POWER SHIFT.
Zwiebach, Elliot // SN: Supermarket News; 1/14/2008, Vol. 56 Issue 2, Special Section p4
The article focuses on supermarkets included in the "Supermarket News" magazine's annual listing of the Top 75 chains in North America. It is stated that top chains on the 2006 list remained this year's top 10. However, there were a couple of significant flip-flops, as Supervalu passed Safeway...
- News Watch.
Zwiebach, Elliot // SN: Supermarket News; 4/28/2008, Vol. 56 Issue 17, p8
This section offers news briefs concerning the supermarket business in the U.S. as of April 28, 2008. Ahold will remain vigilant about the changing economic environment and rising food prices in fiscal 2008. Around 53 workers, primarily software engineers, will be laid off at Shaw's Supermarkets...
- Ahold's 2005 Plan Aims to Correct Excesses of '90s.
Orgel, David // SN: Supermarket News; 2/28/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p10
Discusses strategy adopted by Anders Moberg, CEO of Ahold, to deal with challenges facing the operations of the retailer in the U.S. Career background; Involvement of the retailer in an accounting scandal in 1990; Background don the performance of the retailer under the leadership of former CEO...
- Rebuilding the Core.
Orgel, David // SN: Supermarket News; 2/28/2005, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p14
Discusses strategies adopted by retailer Ahold USA for the operations of its chain stores. Expectations regarding the merger of chain stores Stop & Shop and Giant; Challenge facing the pricing policy of the retailer; Plans for remodeling the business of Tops.
- Ahold: Building trust a must to motivate employees.
Orgel, David // DSN Retailing Today; 5/23/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p6
The article focuses on the views of Bill Grize, outgoing CEO of Ahold USA Inc., expressed at the International Food Brokers Association convention, held from April 29-30, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. He told the audience that two major events had deeply impacted the food business. One is Wal-Mart...
- Stop & Shop refines balance between food, GM.
Duff, Mike // DSN Retailing Today; 5/23/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p18
The article reports on the business of Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. Stop & Shop remains a neighborhood supermarket format, but it has added quite a bit to that concept, and continues to roll out new store formats despite the fact that its parent, Ahold USA Inc., has had critical accounting and...
- Who's Using Whom?
Duff, Mike // Chain Store Age; Jun2002, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p90
Presents an update on the retail store industry in the U.S. as of June 2002. Technology partner for perishable e-procurement named by Ahold; Services of Infosys Technology to be retained by Nordstrom Inc.; Management solution from Charlotte, North Carolina-based Elogex selected by Winn-Dixie...
- Campaign to restore momentum will ripple over pharmacy.
Frederick, James // Drug Store News; 5/1/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p114
The article reports on the performance of chain drug store Ahold USA, based in Braintree, Massachusetts. Its total sales for 2005 was $22.5 billion. It has 840 stores with store size averaging 55,000 square feet. Sales from prescription drugs was 9.3 percent of total sales. Sales per store was...
- Deloitte Hit With Laptop Larceny.
Frederick, James // Public Accounting Report; 7/31/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p1
The article reports that Deloitte has been victimized by laptop theft in two separate incidents in the U.S. The first incident involved the theft of a Deloitte Tax staffers laptop computer which contains the personal information of current and former Ahold USA employees. The second one happened...
- Ahold streamlines management team.
Duff, Mike // DSN Retailing Today; 2/9/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 3, pF1
Reports on the transformation of retailer Ahold USA Inc. into a new strategy that focuses on a narrower definition of how the company must operate. Comments from Anders Hedberg, CEO of Ahold on the cultural and organizational shift taken by the company; Executive management of the company;...
- Everyday Pricing, New Branding Drive Ahold.
Springer, Jon // SN: Supermarket News; 3/9/2009, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p1
The article reports that lowering of everyday prices at Ahold USA Inc.'s chain stores, Stop & Shop and Giant-Landover, are showing effect just as officials had hoped they would. Ahold was helped by consumers seeking value amid deteriorating economic conditions in posting increase in sales and...
- Giant Step: EDLP on Produce.
Springer, Jon // SN: Supermarket News; 10/2/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 40, p8
The article reports that Quincy, Massachusetts-based Stop & Shop/Giant-Landover implemented an everyday-low-price (EDLP) strategy in produce. The EDLP program is expected to be rolled out to other areas of the store. While building sales behind revamped efforts in produce is common among Ahold's...