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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


Mixed News on Retail Health Clinics

Mixed News on Retail Health Clinics In-store health-care clinics are doing well for Walgreens, but an article in the Harvard Business Review says they aren’t making…
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Tyson Pulls Out of Brazil, Mexico

Tyson Pulls Out of Brazil, Mexico Tyson Foods is selling off its poultry operations in Mexico and Brazil, part of an ongoing effort to pull back…
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Government
image Pittsburgh Suburb OKs Walmart

The city council of a Pittsburgh suburb voted to allow a Walmart in the community, over vociferous protests.


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International Business
image Ontario Disputes Milk Jug Size

Dairy farmers and milk processors in Ontario are in a dispute over whether to allow consumers to buy milk in 3-liter jugs.


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International Business
image UK Towns Call for ‘Tesco Tax’

Some local councils in England are urging the government to tax large supermarkets to ensure that the money is “recirculated” locally.


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Industry News
image Hershey Wants More C-Store Sales

Hershey isn’t doing well enough in convenience stores and needs to make a bigger push in that sector, its CEO said July 24.


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Industry News
image Tomatoes Get a Good Start

The tomato growing season is off to an especially good start in southern California and Mexico, leading to a possible bumper crop.


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Industry News
image Dollar Tree to Buy Family Dollar

Dollar Tree is acquiring Family Dollar in a deal that will unite two of America’s biggest discount CPG retailers.


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Industry News
image Social Media Boosts Tyson Rollout Tyson Foods used a variety of social media to spike sales for its new Chicken Fries, a French-fry-shaped version of chicken nuggets.

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