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Mobile Wallets Grow, But Grocery Lags

Mobile Wallets Grow, But Grocery Lags

Smartphone-based mobile wallets are increasing their penetration and influence, even though the grocery sector is bringing up the rear.…

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Deadline Aug 24! Retail Leader/CMA Announce 2015 Best Practice Awards

Deadline Aug 24! Retail Leader/CMA Announce 2015 Best Practice Awards

Retail Leader and the Category Management Association have partnered to create the…

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Forecast is Uncertain for Retiree Benefits

Forecast is Uncertain for Retiree Benefits

Retailers, food companies hedge their bets with underfunded pensions to remain competitive.…

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New Features


CVS to Replace Burned Baltimore Stores

CVS to Replace Burned Baltimore Stores CVS Health has committed to rebuilding two stores in downtown Baltimore that were severely burned during rioting last spring.…
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Report: 7-Eleven Cheats Australian Workers

Report: 7-Eleven Cheats Australian Workers 7-Eleven stores in Australia reportedly routinely cheat their employees out of wages, to an extent that a company insider calls…
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Industry News
Blue Bell Ice Cream Stages Comeback Blue Bell Ice Cream Stages Comeback

Blue Bell ice cream is returning to the market one flavor at a time.


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Trends
Bottled Water Sales Still Flow Bottled Water Sales Still Flow

Bottled water is on pace to outsell carbonated soft drinks by 2017, according to the latest beverage industry sales figures.


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Industry News
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CVS Health is expanding a program of teleconferencing with doctors after a successful test at a handful of its in-store clinics.


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Industry News
Target Converts to Chip-and-PIN POS Target Converts to Chip-and-PIN POS

Target Corp. has completed its conversion to EMV-compatible point-of-sale systems months ahead of schedule, although it still must send out updated versions of its RedCard store-branded credit cards.


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Industry News
Union Files Grievance Against Haggen Union Files Grievance Against Haggen

The union representing workers for California supermarkets recently bought by Haggen has filed grievances, saying layoffs, closures and reduced hours in the wake of the purchase violate the union’s contract.


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Government
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The Food and Drug Administration is asking food manufacturers to hand over samples of pathogens they find in their plants for genotyping, to expedite tracing of foodborne illness.


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Industry News
Johnson & Johnson Sells Splenda Johnson & Johnson Sells Splenda

Johnson & Johnson is selling off Splenda, the sugar substitute that achieved a high profile among synthetic sweeteners but is suffering from the consumer backlash against artificial ingredients.


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