Safeway Names Brian Baer President Of Dominick’s

February 29, 2012 Safeway

Safeway Inc. officially announced Brian Baer as President of its Chicago-area Dominick's Finer Foods division.

Whole Foods Is Looking For Vendors From Iowa

February 29, 2012 Tom Perry, Des Moines Register

Whole Foods Market will be casting a net in March for Iowa vendors. The Texas-based grocery chain, which will open a store this summer in West Des Moines, has scheduled a March 27 vendor fair at Springhill Suites, 1236 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines.

Publix Super Markets To Create Distribution Center In Orlando

Governor Rick Scott has announced Publix Super Markets plans to create a one-million-square-foot distribution center in Orlando with a $188.5 million capital investment. Plans also call for staffing 156 new jobs during the center’s first three years of operation.

Ad Age Digital A-List: Wal-Mart

February 29, 2012 Jack Neff, Ad Age

Integrating the speed and agility of social media and e-commerce into the lumbering hulk of the largest retailer on Earth is a monumental challenge. But Walmart Stores has made impressively quick moves toward remaking itself as a bricks-and-clicks powerhouse during the past nine months.

Wal-Mart Inks Deal For First L.A. Neighborhood Market

February 29, 2012 Staff Reporter, Reuters

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has signed a deal for its first Neighborhood Market grocery store in Los Angeles, the world's biggest retailer said on Friday.