GIANT Food Stores has entered into an agreement with SUPERVALU, a newly acquired subsidiary of United Natural Foods, to acquire five corporately owned Shop ‘n Save locations. Upon completion of the sale, GIANT plans to convert the Shop ‘n Save stores into MARTIN’S Foods stores.
The Jobe’s Company has selected Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, to manage all transportation activities throughout North America. A leader in the lawn and garden category, Jobe’s will leverage Transplace’s managed transportation services, proprietary technology and industry expertise to optimize its logistics operations to reduce costs, increase visibility and drive greater operational efficiencies across the supply chain.
The Michaels Companies Inc. is launching MAKER Nation, a pilot educational program designed to transform Michaels classrooms into true community making spaces for instructors across the country. This will allow local instructors to develop their own classroom curriculum, make their own schedules and set their own class prices.