Winn Dixie Appoints James Smits As Group Vice President Of Perishables

December 11, 2009 Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. appointed James “Jim” Smits as group vice president of perishables.

Question Of Unfair Competition Between Two Supervalu Stores Draws Debate

Some say the proposed opening of a new Save-A-Lot limited assortment grocery store in a New Hampshire neighboorhood would doom nearby Shaw’s, arguing that it would be unable to match the retailer’s bargain prices.
match Save-A-Lot on price.

Food Lion Opens Its First Environmentally Friendly Store

December 11, 2009 Food Lion, LLC

The store will seek Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification, having been designed and built to these strict guidelines.

Sustainability Still Important To Grocery Manufacturers

December 11, 2009 Angela Anderson, IGD

New research from food and grocery expert IGD reveals that 85 percent of manufacturers have either stepped up their investment in sustainability or kept it the same during the recession.

Costco Profit Slightly Up In Quarter Ending Nov. 22

Costco shares were up slightly in pre-market trading.