Leadership

Industry Partners

UNFI COO Eric Dorne to Retire

The company expects to share transition plans in the coming months.

Retailers

Q&A: Tops Markets President on Company's Crisis Response

"We really are an integral part of the community. We do more than just sell groceries; we’re a center, in many cases, of the neighborhood," Tops' John Persons says.

The Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund will "provide direct financial assistance to the survivors of the deceased and those directly affected," Tops said.

The discounter announced two executive leadership additions: John Flanigan as chief supply chain officer and Larry Gatta as chief merchandising officer for the Family Dollar banner.

The Minneapolis-based retailer is shuffling its leadership lineup with internal promotions and the creation of a new chief guest experience officer role.

Brian Wanner will drive workforce development, training and culture, including spearheading the development and evolution of a human resources strategy that fosters a culture of inclusion, learning and engagement.

The veteran in the produce and beverage industries has more than two decades of experience in supply chain management, operations and continuous improvement from PepsiCo and most recently, Wonderful Citrus.

The retailer and distributor said it “has not received any offers to buy the company” after Macellum and Ancora report “there are parties interested in acquiring all or part of SpartanNash.”

"We currently have approximately 400 store leadership positions open across our eight-state region in addition to other full-time opportunities,” said Tina Potthoff, a spokesperson for Hy-Vee.

The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer and distributor is urging shareholders to vote for its slate of nominees amid activist investor challenge.

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