Weis Markets To Purchase 5 Mars Supermarket Stores

by Katie Lee

Sunbury, Pa. — Weis Markets has entered into an agreement with Mars Super Markets, Inc. to purchase five Mars stores in Baltimore County, Md., including two in Dundalk and individual units in Essex, Arbutus and Carney.

The company intends to complete the purchase in late July. Once the purchase is complete, Weis Markets will operate nine stores in Baltimore County, essentially doubling its footprint in the region.

“This is an important acquisition for us as we’ve been steadily expanding within Baltimore County in recent years,” says Jonathan Weis, Weis Markets’ chairman and CEO. “We have great respect for Mars, the D’Anna family and their associates who have long-served the public as a locally-focused food retailer. These are successful, well-run stores and we look forward to interviewing the associates of these stores for employment with our company.”  

Founded in 1912, Weis Markets, Inc. is a Mid-Atlantic food retailer operating 162 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. In Baltimore County, it operates stores in Perry Hall (2), Towson and Woodlawn. For more information, visit WeisMarkets.com.

Mars Super Markets is a food retailer based in metropolitan Baltimore. It was founded by Joseph D’Anna in 1943. The Food Partners represented Mars Super Markets in the transaction as its strategic and financial advisor.

SOURCE: Weis Markets, Inc.

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