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• Albertsons LLC announced Jennifer Saenz will join the company as Exec VP, Chief Merchandising Officer.

• National Association of Convenience Stores announced Doug Kantor as the new General Counsel.

• QuickChek Corp. announced it will open six locations in New Jersey in August.

• Southeastern Grocers is seeking to hire 40,000 associates across five states.



• Alex and Ani, LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

• Inc. has opened a new Amazon Fresh store that will be the first full-size supermarket to feature the retailer’s Just Walk Out checkout-free technology.

• Forever 21 Inc. has entered into an agreement to open in-store shops at select Hudson’s Bay locations.

• Hermes USA recently opened a new store in Troy, MI, its first in the state. The retailer also plans to open new stores in California and Florida.

• Hibbett Sports Inc. opened a new store in Richmond, VA. The retailer also announced the opening of a new City Gear store in Tallahassee, FL.

• Microsoft Corporation will start selling products at its “Experience Centers” in New York City next month.

• Netflix, Inc. is launching, a new U.S. e-commerce site dedicated to selling exclusive apparel and collectible products from its shows and brands. The company plans to expand to other countries around the world in the coming months.

• Rite Aid Corporation announced Andre Persaud has been promoted to the newly created role of Chief Retail Officer.



• Dave’s Hot Chicken has sold the rights to more than 400 stores and they are preparing for a record expansion.

• Dutch Bros. Coffee has filed for an Initial Public Offering.

• Fazoli’s is opening a new location in Mary Esther, FL.

• Huey Magoo’s Restaurants LLC has signed and sold their 200th franchise.

• Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs has opened two new locations in Denver, CO.

• Inspire Brands has promoted Kate Jaspon to the role of Chief Financial Officer.

• McDonald’s Corporation current CEO Chris Kempczinski claims that the current Federal Minimum Wage is no longer competitive.

• Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. is launching the company’s first loyalty rewards program.

• RAVE Restaurant Group Inc. has promoted Clint Fendley to the role of Chief Financial Officer.

• Slim Chickens has opened a new location in Jefferson City, MO.

• Starbucks Corporation has promoted John Culver to Chief Operating Officer and Group President of North America. Michael Conway has also been promoted to Group President, International and Channel Development and Michelle Burns has been promoted to Executive VP of Global Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa.

• Texas Roadhouse Inc. has promoted Regina Tobin to Chief Learning and Culture Officer.

• The Halal Guys is opening a new location in Aurora, CO.

• The Wendy’s Company has partnered with Cartoon Network to offer a special pickle flavored Frosty based off the popular cartoon Rick and Morty.