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Wakefern Says Goodbye to Longtime Member James Sumas
July 13, 2018

Wakefern Says Goodbye to Longtime Member James Sumas

Wakefern Food Corp. announces the passing of member and mentor James "Jimmy" Sumas. Owner, Operator and Chairman Emeritus of Village Super Market, Inc., Sumas helped turn his family’s neighborhood grocery store into a company powerhouse with 30 ShopRite supermarkets in four states.


Wakefern Names New Senior Vice President of Marketing
July 11, 2018

Wakefern Names New Senior Vice President of Marketing

Supermarket industry veteran Erik Keptner has been named Senior Vice President of Marketing for Wakefern Food Corp. Keptner brings nearly 20 years of experience in the fast-changing, competitive supermarket world to his new role at Wakefern, where he will develop marketing and merchandizing strategies that build upon the company’s rich legacy of successful retail brands. 


ShopRite and Wakefern Mark Earth Day
April 18, 2018

ShopRite and Wakefern Mark Earth Day

Supermarket highlights year-round sustainability efforts with a variety of events at select stores. It’s all part of Wakefern and ShopRite's commitment to the environment. Read more to learn about our sustainability stats. Wakefern associates and members of the Green Team, left, prepare food and items for donation.


Wakefern Honored as a Company that Cares
March 23, 2018

Wakefern Honored as a Company that Cares

Wakefern Food Corp. is recognized for "Extraordinary Good Works" by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine during CIANJ's Fifth Annual Chairman's Reception honoring the generosity and kindness of business in the community.


New ShopRite Opens in Philadelphia
March 05, 2018

New ShopRite Opens in Philadelphia

The new ShopRite of Bridge & Harbison, which brings fresh, affordable food to an area lacking acess to full-service supermarkets, also includes a café, community room and retail dietitian.
 


Wakefern President and COO Named Chairman of the GS1 US Board of Governors.
February 13, 2018

Wakefern President and COO Named Chairman of the GS1 US Board of Governors.

GS1 US® has appointed Wakefern President and Chief Operating Officer Joseph Sheridan as chairman of the GS1 US Board of Governors. GS1 is a nonprofit organization that designs and manages a global system of supply chain standards.


Wakefern Presents $50,000 Check to Red Cross
November 22, 2017

Wakefern Presents $50,000 Check to Red Cross

Left to right: Jocelyn Gilman, executive director of the American Red Cross, New Jersey Region; Karen Meleta, vice president of Consumer and Corporate Communications, Wakefern Food Corp., and Steven B. Spinner, senior director of corporate partnerships at the American Red Cross, New Jersey Division. Wakefern donated $50,000 to the Red Cross to help with continued disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Texas and Florida.


Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $16.3 Billion in Sales
October 30, 2017

Wakefern Food Corp. Announces $16.3 Billion in Sales

Wakefern Food Corp. Chairman and CEO Joseph S. Colalillo, left, addresses Wakefern shareholders, store management and staff at the company’s annual shareholder meeting October 26 in East Brunswick, NJ.


ShopRite Donates $100,000 in Supplies and Funds to Hurricane Relief
October 13, 2017

ShopRite Donates $100,000 in Supplies and Funds to Hurricane Relief

ShopRite and its associates volunteer time, talent and resources to make a difference in communities that are hurting after devastating storms. ShopRite warehouse associates, left, prepare water for delivery to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico.


A Delivery of Hope
September 19, 2017

A Delivery of Hope

Wakefern Food Corp. sends a ShopRite truck filled with food and supplies to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston. The truck left the ShopRite warehouse on Sept. 10 and headed for the Houston Food Bank, where workers helped distribute food, water and essential items to those in need.




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