Boise, Idaho, August 19, 2019 – Albertsons Companies announced today that Shane Sampson, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing & Merchandising Officer, has decided to leave the company at the end of its second fiscal quarter on September 7, 2019. The company has launched a search for a successor.
Boise, Idaho, August 8, 2019 – Albertsons Companies today announced that it has dismissed Granny C’s and CopenRoss Growlers from its lawsuit filed July 30, 2019 regarding use of properties in the Hillcrest Shopping Center.
Boise, Idaho, August 5, 2019 – Albertsons Companies announced today that Mike Theilmann has been named EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, effective August 19, 2019.
Boise, Idaho, August 2, 2019 – Albertsons Companies announced today that Gineal Davidson has been named President of the company’s Portland division, which operates over 140 stores in Oregon and Washington.
Company Release - 8/1/2019 4:58 PM ET
BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its upsized private offering of $750 million in aggregate principal amount of new 5.875% senior notes due 2028 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be issued at par value. This represents a $250 million increase in the original offering amount. The Company and its subsidiaries, Safeway Inc., New Albertsons L.P. and Albertson’s LLC, will be co-issuers of the Notes. The offering is expected to close on or about August 15, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions.
Company Release - 8/1/2019 8:50 AM ET
BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced its intention to offer $500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2028 (the “Notes”). The Company and its subsidiaries, Safeway Inc., New Albertsons L.P. and Albertsons’s LLC, will be co-issuers of the Notes.
Boise, Idaho, July 29, 2019 – Albertsons Companies announced today that Jonathan Gardner has been named its new Group Vice President of Strategic Sourcing. In this new position, Gardner will report to Evan Rainwater, Senior Vice President, Strategic Sourcing and Manufacturing. Additionally, the company has promoted David Nelsen to Group Vice President of Manufacturing.
BOISE, ID — July 29, 2019 — Albertsons Companies pharmacies are alerting U.S. communities that all 1,700+ locations across the U.S. are stocked with the flu vaccine and ready to immunize for the 2019-20 flu season. With flu season just around the corner, getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available is the best way to prevent getting and spreading the flu virus.
BOISE, Idaho, July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Albertsons Companies, Inc. (the "Company") today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended June 15, 2019.
- Identical sales increased 1.5%
- Adjusted EBITDA increased 7.5% to $877 million compared to last year
- Net income of $49.0 million compared to a net loss of $17.7 million last year
- Own Brands sales penetration reached 25.3%
- Digital and eCommerce sales grew 33%
- Net debt leverage reduced to 3.3x at end of first quarter
BOISE, Idaho, July 3, 2019 — Albertsons Companies today announced an initiative to make its online grocery shopping websites and mobile applications more accessible and usable for shoppers with disabilities.
BOISE, Idaho and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – June 18, 2019 – Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, is empowering consumers with fast and convenient in-store checkout experiences by implementing Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions’ self-checkout systems. By leveraging Toshiba’s focus on front-end store optimization, Albertsons Cos. expects checkout times to speed up – from wait time in line to payment – to improve operational throughput and reduce shopper interventions, with the ultimate goal of improving the customer’s grocery store experience.
BOISE, Idaho – June 6, 2019 – Albertsons Companies, an industry leader in seafood sustainability, announced today that it completed the phase-out of freshwater eel (unagi) from sushi products 3½ years ahead of its
self-imposed deadline of year-end 2022.
BOISE, Idaho — May 22, 2019 — Albertsons Companies’ Signature SELECT® brand is amping up its presence across stores with the addition of more than 300 new products and updated branding in 2019.
BOISE, Idaho, May 20, 2019 – Albertsons Companies, Inc. (the "Company" or "Albertsons") today announced the interim tender results for the previously announced tender offers (each offer a "Tender Offer" and collectively, the "Tender Offers") by its wholly-owned subsidiaries Safeway Inc. ("Safeway") and New Albertsons L.P. ("NALP" and, together with Safeway, the "Offerors"), to purchase for cash the debt securities listed in the table below (collectively, the "Securities" and each a "series").
Boise, ID - May 16, 2019 - Albertsons Companies and partners McFadyen Digital and Mirakl won the Most Innovative Commerce Experience award from Adobe at its global eCommerce conference, Imagine 2019.
Boise, ID - April 24, 2019 - Albertsons Companies, Inc. (the "Company") today reported results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 and full year fiscal 2018, which ended February 23, 2019.
BOISE, Idaho, April 22, 2019 - Albertsons Companies today announced a broad plastic waste reduction pledge to advance sustainability throughout the company, starting with its extensive Own Brands portfolio.
ARMONK, N.Y. and BOISE, ID - April 11, 2019 - Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, is joining the blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network and will begin piloting the technology to improve how food is traced from farm to store shelf.
Denver, Colo. – April 9, 2019 – Albertsons Companies has strengthened its employee benefits package by expanding its employees’ access to BridgeHealth, an industry-leading provider of Surgical Centers of Excellence.
Mountain View, Calif.– April 4, 2019 – One year after its launch, Albertsons Performance Media (APM) powered by Quotient is delivering to CPGs as high as two times more return on their ad spend compared to industry benchmarks set by Nielsen.
BOISE, Idaho – April 2, 2019 – Albertsons Companies’ Own Brands is elevating environmental stewardship and helping consumers live green with the launch of compostable and earth-friendly products in the popular Open Nature® brand.
BOISE, Idaho, March 29, 2019 - Albertsons Companies announced today that Vivek Sankaran, Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Foods North America, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Albertsons Companies, effective April 25, 2019.
BOISE, Idaho, March 26, 2019 - Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation today announced the results of a wide-ranging donation and community involvement effort to effect change in the neighborhoods they serve.
BOISE, Idaho – March 6, 2019 - Albertsons Companies announced today the Grand Opening of the new Albertsons Market Street at 3499 E Fairview Ave, Meridian, ID, will take place Saturday, March 9. This will be an all-day celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 AM.
BOISE, Idaho – March 4, 2019 – Albertsons Companies is enhancing its eCommerce platform with Glympse, a location sharing technology that will give shoppers real-time status of their grocery delivery or Drive Up & Go order.
BOISE, Idaho and REDMOND, Wash. – February 22, 2019 – Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, is betting on cloud solutions from Microsoft Corp., including Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, to provide new and transformative experiences to customers and employees.
Boise, Idaho - January 22, 2019 - Albertsons Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced its intention to offer $500 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2026 (the “Notes”).
Boise, ID - January 14, 2019 - Albertsons Companies, Inc. (the "Company") today reported results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended December 1, 2018.
BOISE, Idaho, November 6, 2018 - Albertsons Companies today released its 2018 Sustainability Update, highlighting successes in reducing waste, expanding organic offerings, leading in seafood sustainability, and supporting the causes customers care about most.
BOISE, Idaho, November 1, 2018 - Albertsons Companies has expanded Signature RESERVE™, its exclusive new top shelf label, into a host of new categories just before the holidays.
BOISE, Idaho - October 30, 2018 - Albertsons Companies today announced it is partnering with Takeoff Technologies to pilot the micro-fulfillment center concept and Takeoff’s artificial intelligence capabilities, making it the first national grocer to implement an automated eCommerce fulfillment solution for customers.
BOISE, Idaho - October 16, 2018 - Handcrafted, hard-to-find items, and vendors wanting to increase product exposure find a home on Albertsons Companies new Albertsons.com/Marketplace site.
BOISE, Idaho - October 11, 2018 - Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation announced today that, through the generous donations of customers, the Hunger Is fundraiser to fight childhood hunger in America raised a record $7.2 million in just 30 days.
BOISE, Idaho - October 5, 2018 - To bolster the public's awareness about flu vaccinations and the fact that many insurance plans will cover most or all of the cost, Albertsons Companies pharmacies have fully revamped their informational consumer flu websites with new features, easier navigation, and interactive tools this flu season.