Maryland and five other states have reached a settlement with Giant Food parent company Koninklijke Ahold approving its proposed merger with Delhaize Group, the owner of Food Lion supermarkets, state Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Monday
TheraPearl wants its brand to become the Q-tips of the hot/cold pack category. The Columbia-based company, which makes therapeutic pearl-filled packs that can be chilled in the freezer or heated in the microwave, started with an idea and three employees nearly six years ago and has grown to $10 million in sales at some of the nation's biggest chain stores.
Kroger Co.'s planned acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. will allow it to capitalize on Harris Teeter's growing brand presence in the Baltimore-Washington market, but consumers will likely see few, if any changes in Harris Teeter stores.
Shoppers Food & Pharmacy workers at some Maryland and Virginia stores ratified a new, two-year contract Thursday that increases wages, maintains pension benefits and funds health benefits without raising workers' costs, the union local representing the workers said Thursday