Tag: Albertsons

New Albertsons CEO will move to Boise

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Any time one of Boise's big companies gets a new CEO, the first thing employees and community leaders think about is geography. Will the new CEO move here? Will the company go to him? There's a precedent for nerves. Bill Agee got fed up with his home town and moved away....

Just months after Albertsons rolled out Plated kits locally, they’re gone. What the company says

Albertsons Plated
In 2017, Boise-based Albertsons Companies purchased Plated - a provider of meal kits shipped fresh to customers across the country. The company began offering the kits in stores in select markets around the country shortly after the acquisition. It brought them to its home market of Boise last summer, starting with its Broadway store.

The big new Albertsons is done. When will the other planned stores crank up?

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Albertsons Companies opened its largest-ever store on Fairview Ave. near Eagle Rd. earlier this month to significant fanfare. One of the questions I get most often is a variant of "when will that store they're planning near ME open?" The retailer is in the planning stage of...

Albertsons sets opening date for big new Meridian store

Albertsons Market Street
Albertsons Companies, the Boise-based grocery giant, plans to open its large new Meridian showcase store soon. Built in a former Shopko location on Fairview Ave. near Eagle Rd., the Albertsons Market Street will be similar to a new store on Broadway Ave. - albeit with significantly more square footage. The Meridian...

Albertsons bringing back self checkout at some stores

Albertsons Boise
Boise-based Albertsons is changing course on self-checkouts at some Treasure Valley stores. The machines are again appearing at select locations in the area after a several year absence. The chain has gone back and forth on the automated machines in recent years. "We have plans to add self-checkout lanes in approximately...

Albertsons rolls out “one touch” gas app. Here’s how it works

Boise-based Albertsons has been slowly getting back into the gas station game after divesting all of its fuel centers in 2011 to Stinker. So far, the chain has three local fuel centers: on Apple St. in Boise, on Lake Hazel St. in Boise and on E. Avalon St. in Kuna. The...

Line of local products lands in Boise stores with mission to give back

The bright blue store displays carry a bold message: buy one, give one.  Beneath is a line of products like coffee, chocolate, and oatmeal. The display looks like it could be for another national brand - but the products are made right here in Boise -- and there's a mission behind this brand.

Albertsons changes course on Meridian Market Street name, too

In 2017, Albertsons announced two locations of high-end grocery showplace Market Street Idaho. But as each store prepared to open, the retailer decided to keep the name of its Boise founder on the outside. The new store under construction in the former Shopko space on Fairview Ave. at Eagle Rd. will be branded Albertsons...

UPDATE: Liquor store & Broadway Noodles & Co. to close, building to be torn down

Albertsons' new Broadway market may get some additional parking. The chain has applied to tear down the last bit of the former Broadway Plaza shopping center. A large chunk of the center was demolished this spring to make way for the large new Albertsons store on the site. An Idaho State...

Albertsons/Rite Aid merger faces challenge ahead of key vote

A week from Friday, shareholders of Rite Aid Corp. will decide if the independent pharmacy retailer can merge with Boise-based Albertsons Companies. If 50% say yes - the deal is likely to happen. If it can't reach that threshold, the next steps for the two companies are unclear. Advisors say no: Two big shareholder advisory firms said a no vote was...