September 26, 2016 12:11 AM ET

Food and Staples Retailing

Company Overview of Big Y Foods, Inc.

Company Overview

Big Y Foods, Inc. owns and operates a chain of food retail stores. Its product categories include butcher, produce, food service, bakery, seafood, deli, floral, frozen food, table and vine, and others. The company also operates gas stations and convenience stores, as well as pharmacy and wellness centers. It also operates an online platform and a mobile application for weekly ads, food ordering, and others. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Springfield, Massachusetts with store locations throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.

2145 Roosevelt Avenue

PO Box 7840

Springfield, MA 01102-7840

United States

Founded in 1936

Phone:

413-784-0600

Fax:

413-731-0087

Key Executives for Big Y Foods, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 63
Co-Founder
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Legal Affairs & Government Relations and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Big Y Foods, Inc. Key Developments

Big Y Foods, Inc. Appoints Mathieu D'amour as Vice President

Big Y Foods, Inc. announced that it has appointed Mathieu D'Amour as vice president of real estate and development and Theresa Jasmin as vice president of finance. In addition, Devyn Blais Webb has been promoted to director of accounting. In this role, D'Amour will continue to lead the real estate and store development teams to continue to identify new opportunities for growth. His oversight includes all areas of store design, project management, construction, facilities management, and real estate portfolio.

Big Y Foods, Inc. Plans to Open New Store in Shelton, Connecticut in October 2016

Big Y Foods, Inc. announced plans to open a new store in Shelton, Connecticut in October 2016. Big Y's proposed 56,000 square foot supermarket will be at the intersection of Bridgeport Avenue and Nells Rock Road in Shelton. Big Y is also planning some renovations in their Ansonia location to coincide with the opening of Shelton. The proposed Shelton Big Y World Class Market represents an investment of over $10 million by Big Y into the local community. In addition, the project will provide several opportunities for local contractors during the construction process. More than 150 full and part time positions will be created at this market that will rival the finest markets in the world with superior customer service, locally sourced fruits and vegetables, fresh sushi, numerous gluten free and organic items along with other locally produced offerings. World Class Market highlights include prepared meals including freshly made pizzas and rotisserie chicken dinners, fresh cooked to order fish and chips, a broad selection of specialty foods including a wide array of organic and gluten free foods, a full service butcher shop, seafood direct from New England piers as well as an extensive produce department which offers over 500 different items including organics as well as fruits and vegetables from local farms and orchards. Big Y produce buyers work with local growers throughout the year in order to be able to sell as much native produce as possible throughout the growing season.

Big Y Foods Announces Partnership with SkinCatering

Big Y Foods, Inc. has announced a partnership with SkinCatering, LLC. Skin Care Line's signature products will now be carried in select Big Y markets.

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