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The Forgotten Front End?

The Forgotten Front End?

There is no lack of effort dedicated to righting center store woes or sustaining rapid growth in the perimeter.…

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Report: Vitamin Sales Slow Down

Report: Vitamin Sales Slow Down

Nutritional supplements are still growing, but lack of innovation and retail space is holding the category back.…

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Cybercrime and the Human Factor

Cybercrime and the Human Factor

To stay ahead of hackers, train your employees and vendors properly, a former White House CIO advises.…

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New Features


Harris Ranks Store Brands by Region

Harris Ranks Store Brands by Region Hy-Vee, Wegmans, Publix and Costco have the top-ranked store brands in the Midwest, Northeast, South and West respectively, according to…
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Sen. Durbin Slams Walgreens on Taxes

Sen. Durbin Slams Walgreens on Taxes Walgreens has been under harsh criticism from U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) over the possibility of moving its corporate headquarters…
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Industry News
image Beacon Tech Helps Sell Sausages

Hillshire Brands has launched a new product line with the aid of so-called “beacon” technology that tracks shoppers’ movements through the store.


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Industry News
image Banner to Close Last Baltimore Shop

A grocer that had been present in downtown Baltimore for 36 years is about to close its last store.


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Industry News
image Kentucky Farmers Put on Show for Kroger

Kentucky farmers have a food show set up next week for just one attendee: Kroger.


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International Business
image Aldi Kicks Out Shopper for Syria

A shopper who was loading up his cart at an Aldi’s in the UK with canned food intended for Syrian war victims was confronted by store personnel and forced to leave most of the food behind.


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Industry News
image GMOs Phased Out with Little Fanfare

Food manufacturers are phasing out genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from their products, but most of them are doing so quietly, according to a report on National Public Radio.


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Industry News
image Aldi Founder Dead at 94

Karl Albrecht, the founder of Germany’s Aldi supermarket discount chain, died July 16 at the age of 94.


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