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    Progressive Grocer's Top 10 Stories of 2014

    Year in review highlights most-read news items as decided by our readers

    By Kyle Shamorian, Stagnito Business Information

    As 2014 comes to a close, Progressive Grocer looks back on yet another tumultuous year in the grocery retail industry.

    From the months-long Market Basket upheaval, in which two cousins and co-CEOs wrestled for control of the popular New England grocery chain, to management shakeups at Ahold and Safeway, mergers and acquisitions, and industry giants repositioning their strategies for success in the coming year, there was rarely a dull moment as we worked tirelessly to provide our readers with the latest news, industry intelligence and consumer trends.

    In our annual year in review, Progressivegrocer.com reveals its top 10 most-read news items of 2014, as decided by our readers.

           New roster includes 99 Senior-level Execs, 147 Rising Stars, 65 Store Managers

           Core principles discussed at annual shareholders meeting

           Larree Renda, Diane Dietz and Peter Bocian to leave after Albertsons merger

           210 positions eliminated

           Provisions made to Casa Ley, PDC CVR agreements

           Latest chapter in family feud

           Q1 sales, earnings climb; Harris Teeter integration progressing smoothly

           Leonard Green, CVC strike deal valued at upwards of $4B

           Offer from The Carlyle Group valued at $5B

           Ex-CEO returns to take over day-to-day ops pending sale

    By Kyle Shamorian, Stagnito Business Information
    • About Kyle Shamorian In his digital editor role, Kyle Shamorian oversees all content on progressivegrocer.com, Progressive Grocer’s online extension that features real-time daily news, exclusive content, new products, blogs, and related multimedia products. In addition to writing and editing content on a wide range of grocery industry issues, Kyle helms the Brain Food department in PG’s print edition, which spotlights shopper behavior and consumer trends in the retail industry. Before joining Progressive Grocer’s editorial team in July 2012, Kyle, a 2003 graduate of Marquette University, previously managed digital platforms for a variety of industries.

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