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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Should Publix be scared of Whole Foods' new marketing push?

A new Publix Supermarkets Inc. store in North Carolina. One analyst says Whole Foods' first-ever nationwide marketing campaign will mean very little to Lakeland-based Publix.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Publix Super Markets, Austin, TX

5 hrs ago | YoChicago

New farmers market a 3-minute walk from K2 Apartments

Residents at K2 , the new luxury tower at 365 N Halsted St, have convenient grocery shopping across a pedestrian bridge that links K2 with Jewel-Osco.

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Related Topix: JewelOsco, Retail, Real Estate

Thu Jul 31, 2014

CSP

New Target CEO Has Retail, Beverage, Snack Cred

Target Corp.'s board has named Brian Cornell, a former CEO or top executive with PepsiCo Americas Foods, Sam's Club, Michaels and Safeway, as the retail company's next chairman and CEO, effective August 12. Cornell, 55, joins Target with more than 30 years of experience at some of the nation's leading retail and consumer product companies.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Michaels Stores, Safeway, Wal Mart Stores, Marketing

KING-TV Seattle

Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into a packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown for more than a year.

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Related Topix: Shop 'n Save, Retail, Seattle, WA

The Straits Times

Dow plummets more than 300 points

US stocks Thursday plummeted about two per cent in a broad sell-off attributed to a range of factors, including weak eurozone data, the Argentine debt default and disappointing US corporate earnings.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Whole Foods Market

News Observer

Walmart launches new price-match program called 'Savings Catcher'

Savings Catcher has a built in appeal to shoppers who don't have the time to devote to shopping, folks who already do the vast majority of their shopping at Walmart, and consumers who shop at grocery stores, such as Kroger and Food Lion, that don't double coupons.

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Related Topix: Harris Teeter

Belleville News Democrat

Police: Man put needles in meat at Belleville grocery store 'for the hell of it'

A 68-year-old man faces federal charges for allegedly placing sewing needles in packaged meat for sale at the Shop 'n Save in west Belleville.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Shop 'n Save, Retail, Life, Food, Pork, Meat

Journalgazette.net

Kroger Marketplace stores to replace furniture with clothing

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Fort Wayne, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Columbus, IN

MLive.com

Alleged shoplifter seriously injured after fleeing Grand Haven Meijer, crashing at red light

A 27-year-old woman was seriously injured Thursday morning in a crash as she allegedly fled a Meijer store after shoplifting.

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Related Topix: Meijer, Retail, Grand Haven, MI, Grand Rapids, MI

Myrtle Beach Online

Stocks slump as earnings disappoint

That stimulus has underpinned gains in the stock market for years. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dropped 16 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,953 as of 10:13 a.m. Eastern time.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Austin, TX, Business News

Daily Herald

U.S. Index futures slide as Whole foods, Kraft fall on earnings

U.S. stock-index futures declined, signaling the Standard & Poor's Index will trim its monthly gain, amid earnings at companies from Whole Foods Market Inc. to Northfield-based Kraft Foods Group Inc., while Argentina missed a debt payment.

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Related Topix: Kraft Foods International, Food, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Insurance, Allstate

Business Journal

Caldwell Crossing Harris Teeter shopping center coming to Harrisburg

Aston Properties of Charlotte is developing a Harris Teeter-anchored shopping center in Harrisburg that should open in the late fall of 2015.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, NC, Harris Teeter

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Thursday music picks

A Giant Dog at the Mohawk. The latest installment of the Mind of Adi presents the harmonic power punk of A Giant Dog.

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Related Topix: Food, Eat Your Heart Out

Business Journal

Whole Foods Market planning new store for west Cary

Upscale grocer Whole Foods Market has confirmed plans to open a new store location in the proposed Alston Town Center mixed-use development project in west Cary.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios

Ukiah Daily Journal

Grocery Outlet on schedule to open mid-September

The eagerly anticipated new grocery option in Willits, the Grocery Outlet, is on track to open in September, said Grocery Outlet Marketing Vice President Melissa Porter, "It's under construction and things are going well.

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Related Topix: Willits, CA, Retail, Grocery Outlet, Marketing, Ukiah, CA

KAUZ

Whole Foods plans major marketing push

The assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified about arranging trips for the former first family.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Marketing, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Associated Press, Prison

Business Journal

Confirmed: Whole Foods is coming to midtown

Whole Foods Market is opening a midtown Sacramento store as part of a five-story mixed-use project that also will feature 140 rental housing units.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Sacramento, CA, 38 Studios

KXAN-TV Austin

a Trash Mana helps businesses fight against waste

Businesses and industries dealing with food and drinks are trying to get consumers to recycle more.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios

Business Journal

Here's how Kroger's union voted on labor contract

The deal brings together the Cincinnati and Dayton contracts into one pact. It covers 12,766 employees at Kroger's 76 Cincinnati-area stores and another 4,945 employees in 32 Dayton-area stores.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Cincinnati, OH

USA Today

REITs suddenly have sex appeal

Real estate investment trust. Probably the least sexy four words you can put together that don't involve an embarrassing medical procedure.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Winn Dixie Stores, Retail

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