Vons Grocery Company, California (Images of America Series)

Vons Grocery Company, California (Images of America Series)

by Michael L. Stark, Wendy Kennedy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467130905
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 06/02/2014
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,275,017
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


The authors, like most members of the Vons management team, started their careers as courtesy clerks working in the stores. Michael L. Stark went on to hold a variety of management roles in human resources and store operations. Wendy Kennedy went on to lead Vons’s training department. In their current roles, Stark is a president and chief executive officer in the global supply chain management industry, and Kennedy is a director of human resources in the consumer products industry.

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Acknowledgments 8

Introduction 9

1 Early Years: 1900s-1920s 11

2 Pioneering Years: 1930s-1950s 17

3 Growth Years: 1960s-1970s 33

4 Expansion Years: 1980s 35

5 Restructuring Years: 1990-1997 69

6 Vons Senior Leadership: 1906-1997 81

7 The Spirit of Vons: 2009 and 2011 93

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