Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

Free Trial• Albertsons LLC announced it will pilot Veeve Smart Carts at a few dozen select stores later this year.

• Buc-ee’s Ltd. recently opened its first store location in South Carolina.

• Couche-Tard Inc. reported it is putting 109 Circle K, Holiday and Couche-Tard convenience stores in the United States and Canada up for sale.

• Grocery Outlet Inc. is teaming up with Uber Eats to pilot its grocery delivery service.

• Lidl US, LLC has unveiled plans for a third store location in Washington, DC.

• The Parker Companies has hired Douglas Parker as Senior Director of Marketing and Thomas Rutledge as Director of Construction.

• Wegmans Food Markets Inc. will open its first location in Washington, DC, on July 13.



• The Building Center Inc. has acquired a 130,000 sq. ft. facility in Georgetown, SC, that will serve as a manufacturing facility, and lumber and distribution center.

• Camping World Holdings, Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Richardson’s RV Centers, which operates eight locations in California and Indiana.

• Glossier Inc. announced Emily Weiss has stepped down from her role as CEO. Kyle Leahy will take over the role.

• Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. has promoted John Krause to Senior VP and General Manager, North America.

• Kohl’s Corporation reported that Doug Howe, Chief Merchandising Officer, has left the retailer. Greg Revelle, Chief Marketing Officer, is expected to leave the company June 1.

• L & W Supply has opened a new branch in Plymouth, MN.

• Macy’s Inc. recently launched a 15,000 sq. ft. Backstage store on the eighth floor of its New York City Macy’s store in Herald Square.

• Nordstrom Inc. said that it plans to close its personal styling concept, Trunk Club.

• Psycho Bunny reported it plans to open 29 new U.S. store locations this year.

• The Talbots Inc. announced it plans to close its Lakeville, MA, distribution center and lay off 277 people.

• Under Armour Inc. said its President and CEO, Patrik Frisk, will be stepping down, effective June 1. In the interim, COO Colin Browne will serve as President and CEO.

• Wayfair LLC recently opened a new store location in Massachusetts for its AllModern brand.



• Arby’s has released the first burger in company history with their Wagyu Steakhouse Burger.

• Captain D’s has been purchased by private-equity firm Centre Partners. Centre Partners originally owned the fast food chain before they sold to Sentinel Capital partners in 2017.

• Crave Hot Dogs & Barbecue has opened a new location in Colorado Springs, CO

• Fat Brands has purchased Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip for an undisclosed amount. Fat Brands will begin rebranding the cafes as Great American Cookies.

• Huey Magoo’s has opened a new location in Jacksonville, FL.

• Marco’s Pizza has signed a franchise agreement to open 6 new location in Lubbock, TX by the end of 2023.

• Pizza Guys has opened a new location in Temecula, CA.

• Starbucks Corporation will permanently leave Russia after ceasing operations there earlier this year following the invasion of Ukraine.

• Tijuana Flats has opened their first location in Illinois in Oakbrook Terrace.

• Wendy’s largest investor, Trian Fund Management L.P., is currently exploring options to take over the fast food company.

• Zaxby’s has promoted Mike Nettles to Chief Digital and Technology Officer and has hired Mike Mettler as Chief Development Officer.