Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

Free Trial• Global Partners LP is introducing a new self-checkout kiosk at all of its company-owned locations across the Northeast.

• Parkland Corporation entered into an agreement to acquire Lynch Oil Inc.

• Publix Super Markets Inc. has promoted both Chris Mesa and Doug Stalbaum to the title of VP and Controller.

• Rouses Enterprises LLC has appointed Stacy Wiggins as Regional VP of Operations for the East Region.

• True North Energy has closed on the purchase of 22 convenience stores from Titletown Oil Corp.



• ABC Supply Co. Inc. has recently opened a new location in Baytown, TX.

• Banana Republic announced Ana Andjelic, Chief Brand Officer, has left the company.

• Casper Sleep Inc. reported it is going private. The retailer also announced Emilie Arel has been appointed as CEO.

• Dollar General Corp. has launched grocery delivery service via DoorDash at more than 9,000 of its store locations, and the retailer plans to expand the service to more than 10,000 stores by December.

• Dollar General Corp. recently celebrated the opening of its 18,000th store location.

• Life Time Group Holdings, Inc. announced it will open an athletic resort and coworking facility in Chicago’s River North neighborhood in early 2022.

• Solstice Sunglasses sought bankruptcy protection and has been able to emerge from Chapter 11 with fewer store locations.

• Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and VillageMD announced they will open 20 full-service primary care clinics at Walgreens stores in the Tampa, FL, area during the next year. The companies will also open 20 care clinics at Walgreens stores in the Dallas, TX, area during the next year.



• Dog Haus International LLC has signed a new franchise agreement that will bring five new lotions to Milwaukee and Waukesha starting next summer.

• Jimmy John’s has implemented a franchise incentive program for 2022 that will waive initial franchise fees and provide royalty discounts for the first 36 months.

• Papa John’s Pizza has unveiled a new store design concept, new logo, and a new visual brand identity.

• Pizza Guys has opened a new location Fontana, CA.

• Restaurant Brands International has acquired Firehouse Subs in a $1 billion deal that is expected to close in the next few months.

• Slim Chickens has opened a new location in Pearland, TX.

• Twin Peaks Restaurant has opened a new location in Grand Prairie, TX.

• Zaxby’s has announced a partnership with Sony Pictures and ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ that will bring a new beverage item to their menu.