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39 min ago | Reuters

PE firm Hellman & Friedman close to buying Grocery Outlet: WSJ

Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman LLC is close to buying privately held supermarket chain Grocery Outlet Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The deal, which could be announced by Monday, would cap an auction involving several buyout firms, the Journal reported.

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Related Topix: Grocery Outlet, Retail, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

4 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Planners give OK to Kroger expansion

The Fort Wayne Plan Commission on Monday approved the Cincinnati-based retailer's primary development to add more than 31,000 square feet to create a 113,180-square-foot location. While paperwork on file with the Allen County Department of Planning Services refers to the store as a Marketplace, Kroger Co.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Fort Wayne, IN, Allen County, IN

Mon Sep 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

United Natural Foods (UNFI) to Release Earnings on Wednesday

United Natural Foods opened at 63.715 on Tuesday. United Natural Foods has a one year low of $58.04 and a one year high of $79.64.

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Related Topix: Food, United Natural Foods

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Support The Gateway Family YMCA; Shop Whole Foods Market

Support The Gateway Family YMCA by shopping at Whole Foods Market on Tuesday, September 23. Whole Foods Market will donate 5% of its net sales to the Y to benefit the YMCA Financial Assistance Fund and Community Outreach Programs such as Early Learning Readiness, Diabetes Prevention and Summer Learning Loss. To directly benefit The Gateway Family YMCA, please visit the Whole Foods Market located at 2245 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios, Vauxhall, NJ, Rahway, NJ, Union, NJ

Seeking Alpha

CIBC Reports Solid Results; Turns Focus To Wealth Management

Toronto based, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce commonly referred to as CIBC, is one of Canada's chartered banks, fifth largest by deposits. Although CIBC is best known for its dominant position in the Canadian retail market its most recent financial results illustrated my previous message, which is that future growth will be driven outside of the retail business unit.

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Related Topix: Retail, Coles Myer

Charleston Business Journal

Harris Teeter to open new grocery store location in Summerville next week

A new Harris Teeter is opening next week in Summerville, according to a news release from the Matthews, N.C.-based company.

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Related Topix: Harris Teeter, Summerville, SC, Kroger, Retail

AmericanBankingNews.com

The Kroger Earns "Neutral" Rating from Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a $54.00 price objective on the stock.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Ralphs Grocery

Business Journal

Exclusive: Opening date set for Blvd Place Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market Inc. will open its Blvd Place store Nov. 6 and will include a service new to Houston shoppers. Not only will the 55,000-square-foot store feature the grocer's first in-house brewery, a store employee will also ride a tricycle around the market taking orders and delivering beer to customers as they shop.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Houston, TX, Beer, Drink

Brandon Sun

New Cibc Ceo announces reorganization of bank's senior executives

Major changes are afoot in the executive ranks of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce , as incoming chief executive Victor Dodig shuffles a number of leadership roles and announced the exit of one key executive. Dodig, who began his job as head of the bank on Monday, says chief operating officer Richard Nesbitt is leaving CIBC immediately, accelerating his initial plan to retire in October 2015.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Retail, Banking, Coles Myer

AmericanBankingNews.com

Ocado Group PLC Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

Ocado Group PLC has been given a consensus rating of "Hold" by the eleven ratings firms that are currently covering the company, ARN reports . Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company.

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Related Topix: Retail, Ocado

The Daily Beast

Whole Foods' Anti-GMO SwindleThe confusing debate over ...

The confusing debate over genetically modified food isn't going away soon. And the longer consumers don't understand what they're buying, the more places like Whole Foods benefit.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market

Post and Courier

Two of state's three certified cheese pros lead Tuesday tasting

If you have a burning cheese question , a pair of Whole Foods pros will be on hand tomorrow night to answer them. Michelle Dawes and Janssen Strong, who recently passed the American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional exam , are hosting a Cheese Night at Whole Foods Market, 923 Houston Northcutt Blvd. The free 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. event will focus on cheeses suitable for grilling.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Providence, RI

AmericanBankingNews.com

Recent Research Analysts' Ratings Updates for Empire Company Limited

Empire Company Limited received a number of price target changes and ratings updates during the last week: Empire Company Limited had its price target raised by analysts at National Bank Financial from C$75.00 to C$78.00. Empire Company Limited had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays from C$76.00 to C$82.00.

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Related Topix: Retail, Sobeys

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Columbian

Whole Foods Market unveils limited Instacart delivery

Whole Foods Market Inc. has partnered with Instacart to offer grocery delivery within an hour for online purchasers in more than a dozen cities. Austin-based Whole Foods announced the deal with San Francisco-based Instacart that also includes online orders and in-store pickup at some sites.

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Related Topix: 38 Studios, Retail, Whole Foods Market

Daily Camera

In wake of CEO ouster, a turning point for Boulder-based Alfalfa's Market

Andrew Scott stocks sweet potatoes in the produce area on Tuesday at the Alfalfa's on Broadway and Arapahoe Avenue in Boulder. A senior leadership upheaval last week at Alfalfa's Market - a two-store local grocer that is a reboot of the popular natural foods chain of the 1980s and '90s - resulted in the firing of three managers and the forced resignation of CEO and Chairman Mark Retzloff, an industry veteran who co-founded both iterations of Alfalfa's.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Retail, Wild Oats Markets, Louisville, CO

Post and Courier

Piggly Wiggly's retreat from the Charleston region hits one-year mark

This past Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co.' s announcement that it was selling most of its supermarkets in the Charleston area to larger rival grocers Bi-Lo and Harris Teeter.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Harris Teeter, Summerville, SC

The Southtown Star

Burbank man wins $250K from lottery

Christopher Bielecki bought a Black Diamond scratch ticket at Jewel-Osco, 21164 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, according to a statement from the Illinois Lottery.

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Related Topix: JewelOsco, Retail, Illinois

Lowell Sun

Littleton Market Basket to open soon

Market Basket will open its new Littleton store, which has been under construction off Route 119, by the end of the year. "I am writing to provide with the assurance that we are, after some delay, proceeding rather quickly and have directed all available resources to open the new Market Supermarket in Littleton by the end of December 2014," Arthur T. Demoulas, CEO of Demoulas Super Markets Inc., wrote in his Sept.

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Related Topix: Littleton, MA, Demoulas Super Markets, Retail

Post-gazette.com

New owners of Uncle Charley's eye expansion

On a typical production day, workers at the Uncle Charley's Sausage plant in Vandergrift make 17,000 pounds of plump, pink sausages in neat casings. But they pushed that to 25,000 pounds a day in the past few weeks to meet increased demand from Labor Day holiday picnics, on top of the brand's inclusion in the Giant Eagle weekly ad flier and in a Shop 'n Save two-day sale.

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Related Topix: Vandergrift, PA, Giant Eagle, Retail

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KLKN

Prominent businessman and community leader passes away

This morning, Nebraska lost a prominent businessman and community leader. Russ Raybould died this morning at the age of 92. The founder of B&R stores shaped the grocery industry here in Lincoln for the better part of five decades.

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