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3 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

First Howard County Whole Foods opens

Howard County's first Whole Foods Market opened Wednesday morning with an open-air market, door busters, samples and gifts to the first 200 shoppers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios, Columbia, MD

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

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This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Windstream Holdings Rating Lowered to Neutral at DA Davidson

Shares of Windstream Holdings traded up 0.71% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $11.40.

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Related Topix: Winn Dixie Stores, Retail

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Developer pitches downtown grocery space to Kroger

A $50 million residential development being proposed at the corner of Central Parkway and Walnut Street could include a grocery store, and Kroger has been approached about the concept.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Blue Ash, OH, Cincinnati, OH

13 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

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)

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

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Supervalu, Food, Retail

Business Journal

Kroger seeks to compete in the online grocery market

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

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Vitacost.com, Amazon

Reuters

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.

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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.

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

Business Journal

Kroger completes purchase of Vitacost.com

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

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Related Topix: Retail, Vitacost.com, 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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Demoulas Super Markets, Retail

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NorthJersey.com

$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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

AkiPress

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.

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Related Topix: Mitsubishi, Food, World News, Turkmenistan

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Post-gazette.com

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.

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

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