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Whole Foods to open Sept. 24 with front-door promotion

Whole Foods Market's debut location in Pinellas will hold its grand opening Sept.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Clearwater, FL, Clearwater-Beach, FL, Tarpon Springs, FL, Pinellas County, FL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Former CEO says his own pay 'even seems ludicrous to me'

Maybe it takes being a former CEO to make the light shine through, but it's good to hear a little sensible talk on CEO pay from someone who's gotten those paychecks -in this case, Kroger chair and former CEO David Dillon, speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival about his own final year compensation of $12.7 million: "While I don't really defend that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail

Sys-Con Media

Redhawk Announces Strategic Alliance with Howe Mining Projects Inc....

The alliance has been formed initially to jointly pursue opportunities to acquire, develop and operate small mines and through the use of cash flow from operations develop a pipeline of longer term larger projects.

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Related Topix: Retail, Ruddick, San Manuel, AZ

CBS Local

Dallas Observer Brewfest

Join Dallas Observer on Saturday, September 13th at the Dallas Farmers Market as we celebrate Dallas Observer BrewFest presented by Whole Foods Market.

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Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Retail, 38 Studios

Business Journal

Dairy Queen may have been hit by data breach

Dairy Queen's point-of-sale systems may have been infiltrated by the same malware that hit Target and Supervalu.

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Related Topix: Retail, Target, Supervalu, Food

Examiner.com

Will downtown Grand Rapids get a major grocery store?

The explosion of housing development in downtown Grand Rapids has started a number of conversations about the general livability factor of the city and the lack of grocery availability in that area of the city.

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Related Topix: Meijer, Retail

MLive.com

Inside Fresh Thyme: A Whole Foods-Trader Joe's hybrid, seeded with Meijer money

If you combined Trader Joe's and Whole Foods, the result would be something that resembles a Fresh Thyme Farmers Market.

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Related Topix: Meijer, Retail, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI

Arlington Times

Queen's food drive in M'ville Aug. 27 to help those in need

LaurieAnn Sigler, American Beauties Plus National Pageant Queen Ambassador 2014, is sponsoring a food drive in honor of Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Grocery Outlet, Retail

ThinkProgress

Former CEO Calls Executive Pay 'Extreme,' Says Own Pay Was 'Ludicrous'

David Dillon, the former CEO of the supermarket chain Kroger, told the audience of an Aspen Ideas festival that his pay in his last year on the job, which clocked in at nearly $13 million, " even seems ludicrous to me ."

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

Former Kroger CEO: Pay was - ludicrous'

Former Kroger Co. CEO David Dillon spoke out about skyrocketing executive pay during a panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival Former Kroger Co.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Cincinnati, OH

AmericanBankingNews.com

Stornoway Diamond (SWY) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS

Stornoway Diamond posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of by $0.04, Analyst Ratings Net reports.

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Related Topix: Canada Safeway, Safeway, Retail

Business Journal

One-hour grocery delivery service launches in Houston

San Francisco-based Instacart launched its one-hour grocery delivery service in Houston Aug. 27. Houstonians can order groceries from Whole Foods Market and H-E-B, and additional stores will be added in the coming weeks.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, River Oaks (Houston, TX), West University (Houston, TX), Briargrove (Houston, TX), Retail, Whole Foods Market

Daily Herald

Twice as many need food from Elgin pantry

"I want them to come to the pantry and see," she said. "It is unbelievable what people go through to try to make ends meet."

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Related Topix: Elgin, IL, JewelOsco, Retail, South Elgin, IL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Windstream's Impressive Performance Can Come To A Halt

The company's earnings are expected to decline in the coming years and it may not be able to sustain its dividend payout.

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Related Topix: Winn Dixie Stores, Retail, Sales, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel

Los Angeles Times

Food 4 Less averts strike by reaching tentative deal with SoCal union

Food 4 Less reached a tentative agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers union for a new contract for its Southland workers.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail

The Item

DePiero Farm trial to resume next month

A lawsuit seeking to block the redevelopment of DePiero's Country Farm in Montvale into an upscale retail center, that would be anchored by a Wegmans Food Market, is winding its way through the courts, with a trial set to resume next month.

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Related Topix: Montvale, NJ, Retail, Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea, Hackensack, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Closter, NJ, Wyckoff, NJ

Seeking Alpha

United Natural Foods: Indigestion Ahead

United Natural Foods is full of artificial valuation fillers. It also has unwholesome negative cash flows and a growth story that is turning sour.

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Related Topix: Food, United Natural Foods, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Safeway, Wal Mart Stores

Business Journal

Three reasons analyst says Kroger is a buy

Kroger has been on a roll, with its 26 percent gain for the year making it one of the top performing Greater Cincinnati stocks so far in 2014.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Financial Markets

Insider Monkey

Rosetta Stone Inc. (RST): Nierenberg Investment Management Likes...

In a newly amended filing, Nierenberg Investment Management , led by David Nierenberg , disclosed that it welcomes John H. Lewis' Osmium Partners' decision to convert its stake in Rosetta Stone Inc. to activist from passive.

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Related Topix: Retail, Boca Resorts, Rosetta Stone, Hotels, Activism, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Kroger

Business Journal

Kroger could be aiming for another acquisition

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen said at the company's annual meeting in late June that Kroger is open to doing another deal.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Tewksbury, MA

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