Personnel Updates

• Stater Bros. Holdings Inc. (79) has announced that Jerrold Williams has been named as Senior VP of Human Resources.


Mergers and Acquisitions

• CrossAmerica Partners LP has entered into a deal to acquire the retail operations at 172 sites, wholesale fuel distribution to 114 sites, including 55 third-party wholesale dealer contracts, and a leasehold interest in at least 53 sites in an agreement with Dunne Manning Inc.


Industry Insight

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has officially been renamed as The Consumer Brands Association.

• Wawa Inc. has debuted a new store format in Philadelphia’s Center City. The store marks the debut of the chain’s first-ever pick-up window, which allows for speedy service via mobile orders and online orders.


Real Estate

• Giant Food Stores LLC plans to open two new stores, a new e-commerce hub, and complete 35 store remodels in Pennsylvania.


Technology News

• C & S Wholesale Grocers Inc. announced an exclusive partnership with DUMAC Business Systems. Under the agreement, C&S plans to distribute DUMAC’s RORCv6 POS solution to 1,000 of its independent grocery retailers nationwide.

• Weis Markets Inc. has partnered with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions and systems integrator Pomeroy to bring self-checkout to its shoppers.