• In Maine, the Ellsworth American reports that Ahold Delhaize-owned Hannaford Supermarkets is acquiring Tradewinds Marketplace in Blue Hill.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The banner is expected to be changed over to Hannaford in May.
Tradewinds originally opened in Blue Hill in 1999.
• IRI and NPD, which merged in August 2022, yesterday announced a new combined company name and brand identity - Circana, saying that the name conveys the notion of providing "clients a first-of-its-kind, full-circle perspective on the market and consumer."