Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

Free Trial• Ahold-Delhaize appointed Sanja Krajnovic as Exec VP of Distribution and Transportation.

• Inc. has opened its 40th Amazon Fresh store.

• Island Pacific Supermarket reported Herman Chiu is joining the company as CFO.

• Lidl US, LLC plans to open its first store location in the New York City borough of Brooklyn later this year.

• Maverik Inc. recently opened its second location in CA.

• Raley’s Family of Fine Stores has promoted Craig Benson to Chief Information Technology Officer. Helen Singmaster has been promoted to Senior VP and General Counsel. Matt Hilbrink was named VP of Enterprise Risk and Asset Protection.

• Sunrise ShopRite Supermarket Inc. announced the appointment of Mike Jacob as VP Operations.



• 84 Lumber Co. recently opened its first location in Michigan.

• The Building Center Inc. reported that it has closed on its acquisition of Dixie Lumber Co. Inc.

• Floor & Decor Outlets of America reported it is promoting CFO and Exec VP Trevor Lang to President.

• Jeld-Wen Holding, Inc. announced Kevin Lilly, Exec VP and CIO, has been appointed Interim CEO. Gary Michel has resigned from the company as Chairman, President and CEO.

• Primark USA announced it will open new stores in Lake Grove, NY, Hanover, MD, and Concord, NC.  It will be the retailers first locations in Maryland and North Carolina. The company plans to have 60 stores in the U.S. by the end of 2026.

• Russin Lumber Corp. has hired Mike Catalina as Director of Sales.

• Signet Jewelers Limited reported that it will acquire online jewelry retailer Blue Nile Inc.

• Tapestry, Inc. reported Scott Roe, its current CFO, will take on the additional role of COO. He succeeds Tom Glaser who has decided to retire.

• ThredUp Inc. announced that Noelle Sadler has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer.

• Torrid Holdings Inc. has appointed Tim Martin as COO and CFO. He replaces Interim CFO Tanner MacDiarmid. In addition, Hyon Park was named as Chief Technology Officer of the retailer.

• Walmart Stores Inc. announced it is laying off hundreds of corporate employees.

• W.E. Aubuchon Co. Inc. has named Jillian Montmarquet as Chief People Officer, Exec VP.



• Chipotle Mexican Grill has agreed to a $20 million settlement that will pay 13,000 employees in New York over violations to the NYC Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law.

• Crave Hot Dogs & Barbecue has opened a new location in Rockford, IL.

• Fat Brands has settled a shareholder lawsuit by paying a $2.5 million settlement.

• Fazoli’s has opened a new location in Dublin, VA.

• McDonald’s Corporation has started the process of reopening their closed location in Ukraine.

• Modern Restaurant Concepts has acquired Qdoba Mexican Eats for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close in Q3 2022.

• MTY Food Group Inc. has acquired BBQ Holdings, Inc. in a $200 million deal.

• Popeyes is planning an expansion into China.

• Sweetgreen has laid off 5% of their corporate workforce.

• The Dolly Llama will open a new location in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL by the end of the month.

• The Veggie Grill has launched Vegan Bowls for All, a new virtual concept for the company.

• The Wendy’s Company has reduced the number of Reef Technology delivery only units they plan to open to 100-150 by the end of 2025.