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Wanting It All, Online and In Store

Wanting It All, Online and In Store

Report from Acosta on consumer attitudes shows young shoppers enjoy going to the grocery store, but still buy certain items…

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Chip-and-Pin: A Kick to Retailers’ Bottom Lines

Chip-and-Pin: A Kick to Retailers’ Bottom Lines

Instituting the new, more secure chip-and-pin card technology will be expensive and annoying, but there’s no way around it.…

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Young Consumers Receptive to Mobile Marketing

Young Consumers Receptive to Mobile Marketing

Personalized e-mail also has potential as a marketing medium for retailers.…

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ConAgra to Pay Record Tainting Fine

ConAgra to Pay Record Tainting Fine ConAgra has agreed to pay the highest fine in U.S. history for a food-contamination criminal case. …
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Weis to Raise Hourly Wage to $9

Weis to Raise Hourly Wage to $9 Weis Markets, a chain of 163 stores located in the mid-Atlantic region, has raised its minimum wage to $9 an…
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Hiller’s Market has been phasing out certain grocery items in the wake of its pending acquisition by Kroger. 


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CVS Health has bought the largest U.S. provider of pharmacy services to nursing homes and senior assisted-living facilities. 


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Trends
image Half of CPG Growth Predicted from Online

Food and other consumer packaged goods may be lagging behind other sectors in e-commerce, but experts expect them to catch up soon. 


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Industry News
image Kroger Has Big Plans for Houston

Kroger is planning to grow in Houston in a big way, despite intense competition in the area’s grocery market. 


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Industry News
image Walgreen Spins Off Infusion Business

Walgreens Boots Alliance has spun off its infusion drug therapy business into a separate company, selling a majority stake to a venture-capital firm. 


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Industry News
image Target’s Earnings Beat Expectations

Target Corp. exceeded expectations in its most recent quarterly earnings report, a sign that new CEO Brian Cornell is putting the retailer on the right track. 


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Industry News
image Bi-Lo Changes Name to Southeastern Grocers

Bi-Lo Holdings has changed its name to Southeastern Grocers. 


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