In Philadelphia, Safeway Launches Genardis.com
Philadelphia, Safeway has brought its Genuardis.com grocery delivery service to the Philadelphia market.
“We have found that on-line grocery customers are busy people who want quality groceries delivered on time and at their convenience,” said Mitch Rhodes, president of Genuardis.com. “The introduction of Genuardis.com to Philadelphia allows us to deliver the high level of service we’re known for, to the busy residents of Philadelphia.”
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. Finalizes Sale of A&P Canada
Montvale, N.J., The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company has announced that it has completed the sale of A&P Canada to Metro Inc., a supermarket and pharmaceutical operator in Quebec and Ontario, Canada, for approximately $1.55 billion.
OfficeMax Consolidates Corporate Headquarters
Itasca, Ill., OfficeMax Inc. will consolidate its headquarters in Illinois. It expects to choose a Chicago-area location for the headquarters by the end of September 2005. Currently, OfficeMax’s corporate headquarters is located in Itasca, Ill., and its retail headquarters is in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Sam Duncan, president and CEO of OfficeMax, said, “Bringing our headquarters’ associates together is a normal progression of the company’s integration efforts and we believe it will facilitate customer service as well as provide better support for our retail and contract businesses. We will emphasize a smooth transition as we consolidate our headquarters, keeping the need of our customers and our associates a priority.”