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To the Departing Go the Spoils

To the Departing Go the Spoils

Retail CEOs reap rewards as they exit. Are multimillion-dollar exit packages necessary to recruit and retain CEOs?…

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How Online Opportunities Vary by Category

How Online Opportunities Vary by Category

Report by dunnhumby details online grocery purchase patterns around the world; U.S. classified as ‘emerging’ in Internet commerce.…

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Study: Consumers Willing to Pay ‘Healthy Tax’

Study: Consumers Willing to Pay ‘Healthy Tax’

Respondents to an AlixPartners survey say they’ll pay more for foods they perceive as healthy—and the trend is increasing.…

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Survey: Company Rep Depends on CEO

Survey: Company Rep Depends on CEO A company’s reputation is in large part attributable to that of its CEO, according to a poll of 1,750 executives…
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Kroger Puts Up More Great Numbers

Kroger Puts Up More Great Numbers Kroger’s winning ways continued with a quarterly earnings report that topped estimates. …
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Trends
image Walmart’s Possible Motive: Retain Workers

A report on economic trends from the Federal Reserve suggests a possible motivation for Walmart’s recent decision to raise wages.


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Industry News
image Another Flint, Mich., Grocery to Close

The second major grocery closing in Flint, Mich., in a week, and third in seven months, has residents and their elected officials concerned about where they will be able to buy groceries.


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Industry News
image Micro-Grocers Cater to Foodies

A new trend among urban foodies is “micro-grocers” that are hyper-responsive to customer requests, the quirkier the better. 


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Government
image 270 Tennessee Grocers to Sell Wine

About 270 grocery stores in Tennessee are slated to begin selling wine, now that state law allows them to.


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Trends
image Orange Juice Sales Fall 10 Percent

Sales of orange juice in the U.S. fell 10 percent in the four weeks ending Feb. 14 compared with the same period in 2014, the biggest such drop in more than four years. 


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Industry News
image Target to Cut 2,000 Corporate Jobs

Target Corp. plans to cut thousands of jobs, mostly at corporate headquarters in the U.S. and India. 


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Trends
image Fortified Snacks Not the Answer

Fortifying snacks with added vitamins is not the answer to meeting consumers’ desire for healthier snacks, according to reports from Euromonitor and Datamonitor.


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