Albertsons reaches 6 million COVID-19 vaccinations

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Albertsons Cos. has hit the 6 million mark in COVID-19 shots administered by its pharmacies and rolled out new tools to help people get tested and vaccinated, including a digital record, rapid antigen self-tests and a vaccine map. The new coronavirus vaccine milestone comes [...]

2021-07-22T21:42:52+00:00July 22nd, 2021|Tags: , |

Albertsons CEO Vivek Sankaran sizes up state of grocery post-pandemic

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Increased consumer digital engagement, e-commerce usage and food-at-home purchases likely won’t shrink back to pre-pandemic levels as COVID-19 abates, Albertsons Cos. President and CEO Vivek Sankaran said this week at the FMI Midsummer Strategic Executive Exchange. Sankaran spoke in a Q&A with McKinsey & [...]

2021-06-28T22:50:42+00:00June 28th, 2021|Tags: |

Albertsons bolsters supplier diversity program

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Albertsons Cos. has expanded its supplier diversity program with the launch of several new vendor partnerships supporting the company’s commitment to racial equity. Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons said Wednesday that it has bolstered its early payment program by partnering with C2FO, a secure online platform [...]

2021-06-03T23:46:42+00:00June 3rd, 2021|Tags: |

Albertsons ushers in online wedding floral service

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News Here comes the … latest online offering from Albertsons Cos.: fresh-cut wedding flowers. Albertsons said Wednesday that the predesigned wedding floral collections, sold under its debi lilly design brand, let customers take a “do it yourself” approach to choosing flowers — including types, colors [...]

2021-05-27T19:04:07+00:00May 27th, 2021|Tags: |

All In: How Walmart, Albertsons and Target Are Accelerating Change

In grocery, companies large and small, global and regional—including Walmart, Target, Albertsons and PCC Community Markets—are leading the way to more inclusive environments for their employees, customers and communities alike. “Although Walmart has been on the [DEI] journey for 16 years, we are still on the course of learning,” says [...]

2021-02-11T17:32:43+00:00February 11th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Food supply workers to strike third-largest grocery chain in Southwest

Teamster drivers and warehouse workers at a critical Albertsons grocery distribution center have voted by 98 percent to authorize a strike to protest the company for what the Union calls a “failure” to address workers’ COVID-19 safety concerns and to demand that the company “stop violating federal labor laws,” it announced in a news release [...]

2021-02-09T17:16:27+00:00February 9th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Teamster workers call for improved COVID-19 safety at two Albertsons distribution centers

About 800 Teamsters members held protests this week at Albertsons Cos. distribution centers in Tolleson, Ariz., and Roanoke, Texas, claiming that COVID-19 safety measures at the facilities fall short. The drivers and warehouse workers at the two DCs — which serve more than 250 supermarkets in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, [...]

2021-01-07T18:35:19+00:00January 7th, 2021|Tags: , , |

UFCW Calls on Albertsons to Halt Effort to Eliminate Jobs of Essential Grocery Workers Vital to Food Access for Millions Amid COVID Surge

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), which represents 1.3 million frontline workers — including over 141,000 California workers — condemned a new report that Albertsons plans to fire grocery delivery drivers at its Vons and Pavilions stores in California. The news comes as California confronts rapidly spiraling COVID-19 outbreaks across the state with hospitals overwhelmed by [...]

2021-01-05T23:00:01+00:00January 5th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Albertsons files for public offering

Albertsons Companies has filed a registration statement for an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange, according to a company release. The company, which seeks to be listed under the symbol “ACI,” has not determined the number of shares it plans to offer or the price range it [...]

2020-12-28T17:01:37+00:00December 28th, 2020|Tags: , , |
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