Baltimore-area supermarket chain Mars Super Markets is closing its distribution center and outsourcing distribution to Bozzuto’s Inc., citing competitive pressures.
Mars informed state officials it would close its Baltimore warehouse March 9, affecting 78 employees. Mars, based in Rosedale, Md., operates 16 Baltimore-area stores. Some reports said Bozzuto’s, based in Cheshire, Conn., would consider taking over the facility. A