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• The Fresh Market announced the hiring of Dan Portnoy - whose career has included stints as president/CEO of Kings Super Markets/Balducci's Markets and chief merchandising officer and chief marketing officer at Winn-Dixie - to be its new chief merchandising officer.

The announcement notes that Portnoy's "retail background is complemented by a deep knowledge of consumer products goods attributed to prior leadership positions at Cott Corporation, a leading beverage company, and Daymon Worldwide, a private brand development company."
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