SUPERVALU JOINS RETAIL EXCHANGE

MINNEAPOLIS -- Supervalu here said last week it has joined the WorldWide Retail Exchange, a retail-focused business-to-business exchange whose members include Albertson's, Ahold, Delhaize, Safeway, Target and many others. e, Supervalu president and chief operating officer.Five other companies also joined the WWRE last week, according to Ahold, a founding member. They are Dairy Farm International,

MINNEAPOLIS -- Supervalu here said last week it has joined the WorldWide Retail Exchange, a retail-focused business-to-business exchange whose members include Albertson's, Ahold, Delhaize, Safeway, Target and many others.

e, Supervalu president and chief operating officer.

Five other companies also joined the WWRE last week, according to Ahold, a founding member. They are Dairy Farm International, Hong Kong; Dansk Supermarket, Denmark; Rite Aid Corp., Camp Hill, Pa., and Safeway plc, United Kingdom.

Also last week, the WWRE said its has selection as its technology partners the e-business alliance of IBM, i2Technologies and Ariba. The three companies said in March that they had formed a strategic alliance to create broad, end-to-end solutions for business-to-business e-commerce.