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Natural vs organic: What's the difference, and do shoppers care?

How clean is your label, and who decides - plaintiff's attorneys or Whole Foods Market? Are 'all-natural' claims still resonating with consumers or are other on-pack cues more important? And do shoppers understand the difference between natural and organic claims? To find out more about 'natural' - the most emotive, used and abused term in food ... (more)


Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Retail, 38 Studios, Marketing

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Raw Story

Kroger supermarket chain pressured by both sides of 'open carry' gun debate

Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States.


Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Guns, New York, NY

Business Journal

35 Shoppers stores in Greater Washington hit by credit card breach

Supervalu Inc. has not said how many consumers were affected by a recent credit card data breach, but one security expert believes the number of credit card accounts involved could be "in the millions" - and that could potentially include customers at 35 Shoppers stores in Greater Washington.


Related Topix: Supervalu, Food, Retail

Business Journal

Kroger seeks to compete in the online grocery market

Kroger completed the purchase of all shares of for $280 million, or $8 a share.


Related Topix: Kroger, Retail,, Amazon


Exclusive: PetSmart to explore sale amid investor pressure - sources

PetSmart Inc plans to explore a potential sale of the company, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, after several shareholders led by activist investor Jana Partners LLC pressured the pet supply retailer to sell itself.


Related Topix: Retail, PETsMART, Pets, Safeway

Seeking Alpha

Can Vitamin Shoppe Strengthen Your Portfolio?

The average consumer is significantly more health conscious than ever before, providing multiple investment opportunities throughout the market.


Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios, Financial Markets, Food, Hain Celestial Group Inc The

Business Journal

Kroger completes purchase of

Supermarket chain The Kroger Co. has completed its purchase of Inc., which has more than 400 employees at a facility in Davidson County, for $237.7 million, according to the Winston-Salem Journal .


Related Topix: Retail,, Kroger, Boca Raton, FL, Medicine, Nutrition

The Detroit News

Wine & Food Festival features noshes, wines from Michigan and more

Sure, you could buy a $15 or $25 dollar bottle of wine for the weekend -- or you could spend the same cash to sample dozens of wines, along with small bites of delectable noshes, at Meadow Brook Music Festival.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Michigan, Life, Food, Food Festival, Kroger, Retail

Business Journal

Both sides in Demoulas feud work toward a new deadline for a deal

Another day, another Demoulas deadline. This one could be for real, though. Demoulas Super Markets, better known as Market Basket, has been running on fumes for four weeks now ever since employee protests over the firing of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas interrupted the 71-store company's supply chain.


Related Topix: Demoulas Super Markets, Retail

Mon Aug 18, 2014

$9 million settlement in A&P sharehold suit approved

A federal judge in Newark has given preliminary approval to a $9 million settlement in a class action lawsuit that accused former executives of the A&P supermarket chain of misleading investors about the financial health of the company before it filed for bankruptcy in December 2010.


Related Topix: Retail, Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea, Illinois

Business Journal

Moms push Kroger to prohibit open carrying of guns in stores

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America wants Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen and president Michael Ellis to ban the open carry of guns in its supermarkets in light of what it called recent episodes of gun violence in and near Kroger stores.


Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Cobb County, GA, Marietta, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Lawrenceville, GA

Business Journal

Two more Austin restaurants on way - this time both on Burnet Road

Fork & Taco will open this month on Burnet Road next door to the Noble Sandwich Co.


Related Topix: Hyde Park, NY, Retail, Whole Foods Market

Austin American Statesman

Relish Austin: Eating on Demand: A guide to Austin grocery delivery

In the article, I talked to Instacart's general manager about why it's taken so long for same-day grocery delivery to take off and why grocery stores themselves might not be best suited to tackle it themselves.


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Round Rock, TX

Paradise Post

Police arrest Paradise man on arson charges

Paradise Police arrested a Paradise man on arson charges late Sunday night arson charges after a Safeway employee alerted police to a fire behind Grocery Outlet.


Related Topix: Paradise, CA, Retail, Grocery Outlet, Butte County, CA

Business Journal

Up To Speed: Kroger next in line for anti-gun groups

Advocates for tighter gun rules have pushed a two-pronged attack in recent months, sending a steady message to lawmakers and pressuring large corporations to restrict guns in their businesses.


Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, New York, NY, Target, Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Auto Dealers


12:04 Mitsubishi Corporation expresses willingness to expand its presence in Turkmen market

Mitsubishi Corporation has expressed willingness to expand its presence in the Turkmen market, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan said referring to a meeting between President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov with the Japanese company's Chief Executive Officer, Ken Kobayashi.


Related Topix: Mitsubishi, Food, World News, Turkmenistan

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Shop 'n Save store owners are in it together - and on their own

Every Wednesday, a group of Shop 'n Save store owners gather at the New Stanton warehouse run by their grocery distributor to talk about cheese, coffee, sirloin, paper towels, watermelons and whatever else looks like it might work well in their weekly advertising fliers.


Related Topix: Shop 'n Save, Retail, New Stanton, PA, Pennsylvania, Giant Eagle, Murrysville, PA

Post and Courier

Bi-Lo plans to shutter a Summerville location

Bi-Lo at 10150 Dorchester Road will close Sept. 10 because its lease has expired, the store manager confirmed Friday.


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

News Observer

New Sunday coupons = new Harris Teeter Super Double coupon deals

The new coupons in Sunday's paper offer up the chance to score some nice new deals during the ongoing Super Double coupon promotion at Harris Teeter, which runs through Tuesday, Aug. 19. The match-ups include several worthwhile deals, including free Maruchan bowls and Yakisoba, 33-cent Dannon Greek yogurt, 4-count packages of Sharpies for 61 cents ... (more)


Related Topix: Harris Teeter

Godiva and Kroger partner to open chocolate shop in Ann Arbor store

Godiva Chocolatier opened its first chocolate shop inside a Kroger store at the South Maple Road location in Ann Arbor.


Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Ann Arbor, MI, Life, Food, Chocolate


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