Supermarket, Grocery, & C-Store

Free Trial• Buc-ee’s Ltd. is opening a new location in Springfield, MO, on December 11. It will be the first Buc-ee’s in the state.

• Dorothy Lane Market Inc. announced it will open a new 50,000 sq. ft. location in Mason, OH, by the end of 2024.

• Holiday Stationstores Inc. reported it has acquired 14 Holiday Stationstores from Coborn’s Inc.

• Publix Super Markets Inc. announced it plans to open six new store locations in Kentucky, beginning in 2025.

• Save-A-Lot announced its CEO, Leon Bergmann, has resigned. Fred Boehler has been appointed Interim CEO.

• Stater Bros. Holdings Inc. has promoted Mike Reed to Senior VP and CFO of the company. He will succeed Dave Harris, who has retired.

• Weis Markets Inc. is now offering same-day grocery delivery in select cities across MD, NJ, PA, and VA, due to a partnership with Inc.



• ABC Supply Co. Inc. announced that it has acquired John S. Wilson Lumber Company.

• ABC Supply Co. Inc. announced the appointment of Jim Anderson as Senior VP and CFO. He will succeed Todd Buehl.

• Inc. announced Jenny Freshwater has been promoted to President of Fashion. She replaces Mudge Erdrik Dogan who has left the company.

• Henson Lumber Limited reported it has acquired Decatur Lumber Co.

• Kodiak Building Partners has promoted Willie Hertford to the position of President of Miller Lumber Company. He succeeds Charley Miller, who is retiring. The company also said Scott Peacock has been promoted to President of Albeni Falls Building Supply.

• Nike Inc. announced it has named Nicole Hubbard Graham as Chief Marketing Officer at the beginning of 2024. She will succeed Dirk-Jan van Hameren, who is retiring. The retailer also recently named John Hoke as its first Chief Innovation Officer. Muge Erdirik Dogan was named Chief Technology Officer.

• Studs recently opened a new store in Chicago, IL. It is the first location in the state for the retailer.

• Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. announced its Chief Medical Officer, Kevin Ban, is leaving the retailer. He will be replaced by Chief Clinical Officer Sashi Moodley. The company is reportedly laying off about 5% of its corporate workforce.



• Checkers has named Michael Blair as CFO and Scott Johnson as CMO.

• Chick-fil-A is testing drone delivery in a Brandon, FL, restaurant.

• Dave’s Hot Chicken is using AI to boost third-party delivery automating bookkeeping and store availability for delivery.

• Noodles & Company has named Drew Madsen as Interim CEO effective immediately following CEO Dave Boennighausen’s departure.

• Starbucks is facing pressure from the Starbucks Workers United labor union that is pushing the company to suspend digital sales during major promotions. Unionized workers are planning a walk out on Starbucks Red Cup Day promotion.

• Subway has named Jeff Shepherd as CFO.

• Taco Bell is continuing to prioritize their breakfast menu with their current test of breakfast tots. This comes after the company introduced toasted breakfast tacos last month.

• Texas Roadhouse has named Travis Doster as Chief Communications Officer.

• Wendy’s franchisee The Starboard Group has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.