Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

Free Trial• H-E-B has started construction on a new 118,000 sq. ft. store location in Mansfield, TX. The store is expected to employ 700 people and is scheduled to open in spring 2024.

• Hy-Vee Inc. recently opened two new store locations in Wisconsin, and one in Oregon.

• Wawa Inc. reported it will open its first six locations in Alabama in the next year.

• Whole Foods Market Inc. recently opened its first location in Montana. The 31,718 sq ft. store is in Bozeman, MT.

• Yesway reported it plans to open new store locations in Texas and New Mexico in 2023.



• CVS Health reported it will acquire Oak Street Health, which operates 169 medical centers across 21 states.

• Do it Best Corp. has started construction on a new distribution center in Woodburn, OR.

• Do it Best Corp. has promoted Andrew Foutz to Transportation Manager. The company also announced it has hired Joel Kuehnert as Manager Facility/Maintenance, and Steve Tonelli as Business Development Manager.

• JCPenney Company, Inc. appointed Keith Melker as its new Chief Transformation and Strategy Officer.

• Kohl’s Corporation has named Tom Kingsbury as its CEO.

• L & W Supply has announced that Dave Johnson has been named as its Business Manager of its Northeast Region.

• Lamps Plus has appointed David Luebke as its first-ever Chief Marketing Officer.

• Nation’s Best Holdings LLC has acquired East Texas Hardware.

• Recreational Equipment Inc. announced it will lay off 167 corporate employees as it restructures its headquarters.

• Siwek Lumber & Millwork Inc. announced Jason Pranghofer has been promoted to VP, and Samantha Siwek has been promoted to Secretary and Treasurer.

• Vitamin Shoppe Industries announced it has opened its first franchised store location. The retailer has signed 58 franchise agreements, with 12 or more stores planned to open in 2023.

• Walmart Stores Inc. announced Judy Werthauser has been hired as its new Chief People Officer.