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The Fresh Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:TFM), a high growth specialty retailer of high quality
food products, today announced the appointment of Randall A. Young as
its Senior Vice President Real Estate and Development effective
September 30. Mr. Young, 56, will oversee the Company's real estate and
development functions including market strategy development, site
selection, store design, construction, store relocations and
"Randy is a great addition to our senior leadership team and brings a
strong real estate background and deep knowledge of site development
with growth-oriented retailers," said Craig Carlock, President and
Chief Executive Officer. "With more than 30 years of experience in real
estate development, Randy's broad corporate experience and deep
industry relationships are a great fit as The Fresh Market executes on
its aggressive national store growth strategy."
Mr. Young most recently served as Vice President, Real Estate at
Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading retailer of automotive aftermarket
parts, accessories, batteries and maintenance items. Prior to Advance
Auto Parts, Mr. Young was Managing Vice President of Site Acquisition
and Development at Cedarwood Development, Inc., President of Real
Estate at Clear Channel Entertainment, and held a variety of real
estate and construction roles at McDonald's Corporation.
Mr. Young earned his Jurus Doctor at Capital University in Columbus,
Ohio and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio
About The Fresh Market, Inc.
Founded in 1982, The Fresh Market, Inc. is a specialty grocery retailer
focused on providing high-quality products in a unique and inviting
atmosphere with a high level of customer service. As of September 9,
2013, the Company operates 140 stores in 26 states across the United
States. For more information, please visit http://www.thefreshmarket.com.