Supermarket, Grocery, C-Store

Free Trial• EG America LLC has completed the first conversions of Tom Thumb convenience stores to the Cumberland Farms brand. It projects that it will open more than 50 rebranded locations by the end of 2022 and 50 more in 2023.

• Energy North Group has named Kevin Jackson as its VP of Wholesale.

• KeHE Distributors, LLC reported it will soon open its largest distribution center in Dallas, TX.

• Schnuck Markets plans to buy Fricks Market and transition one of its two Missouri locations to the Schnucks Fresh format.

• TC Fuels LP has acquired eight gas stations with convenience stores in Wichita Falls, Jacksboro and Windthorst, Texas, from Texoma Petroleum Inc.



• Academy Sports + Outdoors has recently opened a new 80,000 sq. ft. location in Lexington, KY.

• Athleta is entering into a new resale partnership with ThredUp.

• Aubuchon Company announced it will acquire four Campbell’s True Value stores in Maine.

• Burberry has appointed Daniel Lee as its new Chief Creative Officer.

• Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. announced it plans to hire up to 9,000 seasonal employees for positions at its stores across the country.

• Dollar Tree Stores Inc. announced that Michael Creedon, Jr. will be joining the company as COO. The retailer has also named Pedro Voyer as Chief Development Officer.

• Eddie Bauer Inc. reported it has named Tim Bantle as CEO.

• JCPenney Company, Inc. is expanding its new beauty concept nationwide. The retailer will roll out “JCPenney Beauty” shops to 300 stores by early 2023 and another 600 stores by spring 2023.

• Nordstrom Inc. plans to open its second Nordstrom Rack location in Las Vegas, NV. The 31,000 sq. ft. location is expected to open in spring 2023.

• Peloton Interactive, Inc. has entered into a partnership with Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. in which it will open branded fitness shops inside more than 100 Dick’s Sporting Goods stores early this holiday season, and also plans to sell its products on the company’s website.

• PGA TOUR Superstore has promoted Dick Sullivan to Executive Chairman and CEO, and Jill Spiegel to President.

• Scherer Brothers Lumber Co. announced that COO Mark A. Scherer has been promoted to the additional role of President. Peter Scherer will retire from the role of President and will remain Chairman and CEO.

• SpartanNash announced Nicole Zube has joined the company as Senior VP, Chief Human Resources Officer.

• Uniqlo has opened a new 9,000 sq. ft. store at Fair Lakes Shopping Center in Fairfax, VA.

• Walmart Stores Inc. has hired Howard Hacker as its new VP of Health and Wellness Compliance, beginning Oct. 17.