Ahold has appointed the former head of one of its European supermarket chains to an executive position in its U.S. division.
Supervalu has cut about 700 store-level positions at its Shaw's and Star Market stores in New England.
Stop & Shop customers in New England and the New York Metro area helped the retailer give back more than $22 million in 2011 into the hundreds of communities in which they operate.
Wegmans Food Markets has opened its first location in Massachusetts, in the town of Northborough.
Kmart announced that Roger Mason, Jr. of the New York Nets and Deion Branch of the New England Patriots will be featured in the company's social campaign for Protege, the company's exclusive footwear and apparel collection.
Three Rite Aid stores in New England have received Energy Star certification from the Environmental Protection Agency, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.