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2 hrs ago | Chain Store Age

Kroger names VP, human resources and labor relations

Massa, 47, currently serves as VP of corporate human resources, talent development.


Related Topix: Kroger, Retail

6 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Cupertino, Sunnyvale to get weekly visit from Off the Grid food trucks

Customers line up at food trucks to order during the Off the Grid food truck event at the Caltrain station parking lot in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Cupertino, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Huffington Post

The Democratizing Power of Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act

While discussing the stock market over dinner recently, John Mackey, the Founder and CEO of Whole Foods said unequivocally: "I wish crowdfunding had been around when I started Whole Foods."


Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market

The Austin Chronicle

"Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant!"

A couple of Shakespeare buffs - Sarah Royal and Jillian Hofer - have conjured this clever way of generating extremely old-school insults for use when a ah, for whenever such things might be necessary.


Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market

Statesman Journal

Bottle Factory serves as set for Band Perry video

A part of Stayton was abuzz Wednesday evening, April 9, when The Band Perry came through town to shoot a music video for the song "Chainsaw."


Related Topix: Stayton, OR, The Band Perry, Pop/Rock, Country, Retail, Grocery Outlet

Business Journal

Publix, Darden seek to change Obamacare requirements

Darden Restaurants and Publix Super Markets are pushing for federal legislation to change the Obamacare full-time work standard from 30 hours a week to 40 hours.


Related Topix: Darden Restaurants, Restaurant Management, Retail, Publix Super Markets

Ocado Group PLC Price Target Cut to GBX 350

The firm currently has a "sell" rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank's price objective suggests a potential upside of 6.58% from the stock's previous close.


Related Topix: Retail, Ocado

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Market Wire

WWF-Canada and Loblaw Fund Community Water Conservation

Today, WWF-Canada and Loblaw Companies Limited are proud to announce the Loblaw Water Fund grants for 2014, supporting those working on the ground for a healthy future for Canada's waters.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, Retail, Television, Liberty Media, Media, Loblaw Companies, Environment, Science, St. Mary's, AK, Canada,


Quirky, cult-like, aspirational, but affordable: The rise and rise of Trader Joe's

If you want to see what success looks like in US grocery retailing, look no further than Trader Joe's.


Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market

North Shore News

North Shore Chorus fundraiser_0

Members of the North Shore Chorus held their annual fundraising and silent auction event at the Deep Cove Shaw Theatre on the night of April 3. The sold-out festivities featured a performance of the Deep Cove Stage Society's production of comedy Eat Your Heart Out .


Related Topix: Food, Eat Your Heart Out


Kroger recalls strawberry sorbet for milk allergy risk

The Kroger Co . is recalling "Private Selection Sweet Strawberry Sorbet" that was sold at the company's Kroger and Jay C stores in 13 states, because the product may contain milk not listed on the label.


Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Illinois

Lansing State Journal

Former Vice President Dick Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems

Former Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Grand Rapids next week with his cardiologist to discuss Cheney's history of heart problems.


Related Topix: Dick Cheney, Medicine, Cardiology, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Meijer, Retail, Kidney Cancer, Health

Whole Foods Market Downgraded by BB&T Corp. to Hold

They currently have a $62.00 target price on the stock. BB&T Corp.'s price target would suggest a potential upside of 25.28% from the company's current price.


Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Retail, 38 Studios

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Company will host a conference call and webcast at 1... )--Save-A-Lot, one of the nation's leading hard-discount, limited assortment grocery chains and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU , today announced plans th... )--TPG Specialty Lending announced that all shares of its common stock subject to the over-allotment option granted to the ... (more)


Related Topix: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Media, Television, Supervalu, Food, Retail

Bucks entrepreneur's raw foods fly off shelves

With annual sales of his raw-foods snacks closing in on $20 million and investment experts suggesting that could rise to at least $100 million in the not-too-distant future, Doylestown-based organi-preneur Brad Gruno's lesson is indisputable: Gruno was smart enough to build a business off it - one that started in 2009 with a sales table at a Bucks ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Food, Raw, Doylestown, PA, Bucks County, PA, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Vegetables, Quakertown, PA

Red Deer Advocate

Sobeys prescribing legal battle over planned Alberta pharmacy rewards point ban

A plan by the regulator of Alberta pharmacists to ban stores from giving consumers reward points for purchases is turning into a prescription for a court battle.


Related Topix: Retail, Sobeys

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Dollarama hires Metro senior executive as chief operating officer

Dollarama says it has hired Metro supermarket chain senior executive Johanne Choiniere as the discount retailer's chief operating officer.


Related Topix: George Weston, Retail

Financial News & Daily Record

Publix renovations top $8M for 10 Jacksonville locations

As the supermarket industry heats up in Jacksonville with new players checking in, Publix Super Markets Inc. has been a updating its Jacksonville stores and has filed to renovate its 10th since January 2013.


Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Retail, Publix Super Markets

West Australian

Indonesian lawmaker jailed in Alstom-Marubeni bribe case

Indonesia's main anti-corruption court sentenced a lawmaker to three years' jail Monday for accepting bribes from French company Alstom and Japan's Marubeni in a multimillion-dollar contract.

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Related Topix: Marubeni, Food, Chemicals

Ask TBC: Will the grocery chain sale close stores?

Q: A recent Friday morning paper had an article regarding Safeway being sold to Albertsons.


Related Topix: Retail, Safeway, Bakersfield, CA


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