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Wakefern COO Joe Sheridan Honored by Susan G. Komen
February 23, 2016

Wakefern COO Joe Sheridan Honored by Susan G. Komen

Wakefern President and COO Joe Sheridan, whose wife successfully battled breast cancer, will be part of Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s inaugural class of Pink Tie Guys. Joe, pictured left with wife Joan, will be honored March 4 at the 2016 Pink Tie Affair.


NGA Presents Great American Award to Lorelei Mottese
November 24, 2015

NGA Presents Great American Award to Lorelei Mottese

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to recognize Lorelei Mottese with NGA's highest award for government relations, the Clarence G. Adamy Great American Award. The award was presented to Ms. Mottese by NGA President and CEO Peter J. Larkin and NGA Vice President of Public Affairs Greg Ferrara at Wakefern Food Corp.'s Annual Shareholders' Meeting, held October 29 in East Brunswick, New Jersey.


Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $15.7 Billion in Retail Sales
October 30, 2015

Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $15.7 Billion in Retail Sales

Wakefern Food Corp. Chairman and CEO Joseph S. Colalillo and President and COO Joe Sheridan addressed Wakefern’s shareholders, store management and staff at the company’s annual shareholder meeting today in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The company reported a record retail sales level of $15.7 billion for the 53-week fiscal year ending October 3, 2015, a 6.7 percent increase from the prior year, and $12.8 billion in Wakefern wholesale sales. 


Food Retail Consumer Affairs Veteran Cheryl Macik Receives Service Award
June 10, 2015

Food Retail Consumer Affairs Veteran Cheryl Macik Receives Service Award

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) presented Cheryl Macik, director of consumer affairs for Wakefern Food Corp., with its Esther Peterson Consumer Service Award, recognizing her dedication as a shopper advocate and her influence in serving and retaining Wakefern’s loyal customer base across its ShopRite and Price Rite banners.  


NJBIZ Honors New Jersey’s General Counsels
April 08, 2015

NJBIZ Honors New Jersey’s General Counsels

Wakefern Food Corp. General Counsel Allison Berger has been named a finalist in the 2015 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards program. The award program, produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, is sponsored by Update Legal, Update Discovery, Gibbons P.C., Archer & Greiner P.C., K&L Gates, Princeton Legal Search Group, Hudson Reporting and Garfunkel Wild. The General Counsel of the Year Awards program honors New Jersey’s standout General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers for the critical role they play in making their companies successful. 


EPA Recognizes Ravitz Family Markets for Outstanding Efforts in the Food Recovery Challenge
February 18, 2015

EPA Recognizes Ravitz Family Markets for Outstanding Efforts in the Food Recovery Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the accomplishments of Ravitz Family Markets for its participation in its Food Recovery Challenge program, reducing climate footprint, improving efficiency, helping communities and achieving cost savings through waste reduction. A member of the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative and led by a family of second and third generation grocers, Ravitz Family Markets owns and operates five ShopRite stores in southern New Jersey.


ShopRite and The Fresh Grocer Newest 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA Sponsor
January 16, 2015

ShopRite and The Fresh Grocer Newest 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA Sponsor

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful today announced that ShopRite and The Fresh Grocer, both of the Wakefern Food Corp. family of brands,  are the newest sponsors of the 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA, their annual signature event. 


Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $14.7 Billion in Retail Sales
October 30, 2014

Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $14.7 Billion in Retail Sales

Wakefern Food Corp.’s chairman and CEO, Joseph S. Colalillo, and president and COO,  Joe Sheridan, addressed Wakefern’s shareholders, store management and staff at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in East Brunswick, New Jersey on October 30, 2014. The company reported that the cooperative had reached a record sales level of $14.7 billion in retail sales for the fiscal year ending September 27, 2014, a four percent increase from the same period last year, and $11.9 billion in Wakefern sales. 


DALE CARNEGIE TRAINING® PRESENTS ITS LEADERSHIP AWARD TO WAKEFERN FOOD CORP
October 21, 2014

DALE CARNEGIE TRAINING® PRESENTS ITS LEADERSHIP AWARD TO WAKEFERN FOOD CORP

Dale Carnegie Training®, one of the world's leading human resources and management consulting organizations, recently presented its prestigious Leadership Award to Wakefern Food Corp., the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the U.S.  Wakefern is comprised of 50 members who individually own and operate more than 250 supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite and The Fresh Grocer banners across the Northeast.


McMenamin Family ShopRite Names Sean McMenamin President
August 08, 2014

McMenamin Family ShopRite Names Sean McMenamin President

McMenamin Family ShopRite announced today that it has named Sean McMenamin president of the company.  McMenamin, age 36, succeeds his father, company founder Rich McMenamin, who remains as chairman of McMenamin Family ShopRite, a family business which owns and operates two ShopRite stores in Philadelphia.




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