Personnel Updates

• C & S Wholesale Grocers Inc. (44) has hired Miriam Ort as its next Chief Human Resources Officer.

• National Grocers Association (14) has promoted Maggie White to the position of Director of the NGA Foundation.


Mergers and Acquisitions

• Parkland Fuel Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire Mort Distributing, a family-owned marketer and distributor based in Glendive, MT.

• Quick Track Inc. acquired East Texas Fuels Inc. The transaction included seven convenience stores.


Real Estate

• The Fresh Market Inc. announced plans to consolidate its corporate headquarters operations from two separate buildings into one new location in Greensboro, NC.

• Lidl US, LLC said it will open two new stores in Long Island, NY, next week. The company has also revealed plans to open a new location in northeast Baltimore, its first location in that city.


Technology News

• Ahold-Delhaize recently announced it is piloting a small-format store concept in Quincy, MA, called “lunchbox,” that uses frictionless checkout technology.