Wegmans to Expand Headquarters
Chili, N.Y. Wegmans Food Markets is expanding its corporate headquarters in Chili, N.Y. The company has made an application to be heard at the town’s upcoming planning-board meeting.
The plan calls for creating a 400,000-sq.-ft. office building at their Fisher Road location. If approved, 600 to 800 current employees could relocate to the new facility, with plans to expand by 200 to 300 new positions in the coming years.
Big Lots Names Exec
Columbus, Ohio Big Lots announced on Tuesday the appointment of Christopher Chapin as senior VP of store operations, effective immediately. Chapin will report to CEO Steve Fishman and will oversee store standards, field operations, customer service, process development and program implementation for the company’s 1,300+ closeout retail stores in 47 states.
Previously, Chapin was with Limited Brands as VP/store operations and YUM Brands as national director of operations.