| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Albertsons is making a play for the top spot in the U.S. grocery industry with the purchase of rival Safeway for more than $9 billion in cash and stock.
Safeway, now the second-largest chain behind Kroger Co., owns the Vons and Pavilions brands in...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 2:47 PM
| Aug 25, 2011
| 8:45 AM
What do you need to weather the storm? According to Kendra Robinson, nurse educator at Olde Towne Medical Center in Williamsburg and Jennifer Shea of Supervalu (Farm Fresh): oatmeal, beans, tuna fish, peanut butter, dried fruit, canned low-sodium...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:04 AM
As the calendar turned to 2012, the usual glut of "experts" willing and ready to tell us how to be better people — thinner, fitter, more organized, less stressed, kinder and more financially sound — made their annual appearance before...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Former State Highway Administration chief Neil Pedersen testified Wednesday in federal court in Baltimore that state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie constantly asked him the status of transportation projects sought by Shoppers Food Warehouse but never mentioned...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:50 PM
First lady Michelle Obama returned home Tuesday for two personal causes: improving the nation’s nutrition and helping feed her husband’s re-election campaign fund.
Speaking at a fundraising event at Plumbers Hall on the Near West Side,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The parent company of the Albertsons supermarket chain is closing 26 stores nationwide, including its lone branch in South Glendale, as it tries to overcome sharp operating losses and stiff price competition from big-box rivals.
Supervalu Inc. said...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Jackie Dancy has been to the Albertsons supermarket near her Baldwin Hills home many times, but she couldn't care less that the store is closing permanently.
The retired accountant now does most of her grocery shopping at a nearby Target, which she likes...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Supermarket company Supervalu is eliminating 1,100 positions nationwide, or about 3% of its workforce, as it whittles down its store network.
The move, announced Tuesday, comes just days after Supervalu finalized the $100-million sale of five of its...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:08 AM
A group of about 150 residents who live near the Albertsons on Central Avenue in South Glendale have submitted a petition to the company in a last-ditch effort to keep the supermarket open.
The Albertsons is one of 18 slated to close in Southern...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Shoppers Food & Pharmacy workers at some Maryland and Virginia stores ratified a new, two-year contract Thursday that increases wages, maintains pension benefits and funds health benefits without raising workers' costs, the union local representing the...