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United Supermarkets Raises Almost $18,000 During Annual “Who Do You Pink For” Promotion

United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos store locations together raised almost $18,000 for the fight against breast cancer during the company’s annual “Who Do … Continue reading

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ADC Announces the Availability of the Retalix Headquarters Interface

Applied Data Corporation (ADC), a leading provider of fresh item management (FIM), recipe management and scales management software to the grocery retail and food … Continue reading

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Tech-Immersed Moms Are at the Epicenter of New Home-Based Food Culture

Less June Cleaver and more tech-immersed foodie, the modern American mom is at the epicenter of the new home-based food culture and in the … Continue reading

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Bright Performance for Fruit, Organics & Value-Added Produce in Q3 FreshFacts on Retail

Fresh produce maintained sales figures from the previous year in Q3 of 2012, driven by fruits and other produce. Decreases in average retail price … Continue reading

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Wounded Warrior Project raises $5 million

Officials of Acosta Sales & Marketing presented a $5 million check to Adam Silva of the Wounded Warriors Project last night. The presentation took … Continue reading

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ConAgra Foods to Acquire Ralcorp

ConAgra Foods and Ralcorp Holdings announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which ConAgra Foods … Continue reading

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The Produce Mom’s School Foodservice Program to Launch in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Fruit’s The Produce Mom has partnered with Indiana Celebrities & Heroes to inspire healthy eating amongst children via their school foodservice program, Find … Continue reading

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Crunch Pak is Goin’ Country

Crunch Pak has been once again asked to donate product to a televised award show – this time for the American Country Awards that … Continue reading

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Frieda Caplan To Be Honored with United Fresh Lifetime Achievement Award

The United Fresh Produce Association will honor Frieda Rapoport Caplan with its Lifetime Achievement Award during its 2013 Winter Leadership Meetings this January in … Continue reading

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University of Connecticut and ShopRite Team Up to Fight Hunger

The University of Connecticut and ShopRite have teamed up to help the hungry this holiday season with a canned food drive before the UConn … Continue reading

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CMI’s New Apple Packing Line Keeps Prices Down

CMI and McDougall and Sons (CMI’s largest growing entity and one of their founding owners) has improved their packing operation — amidst a hail … Continue reading

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Leadership Symposium Scheduled For January

Senior executives from all segments of the global supply chain who want to recharge their batteries for the new year, strengthen leadership capabilities and … Continue reading

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Kroger Receives American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award

The Kroger Co. was awarded a 2012 Excellence in Philanthropy Award from the American Cancer Society. The honor is given to corporations that have … Continue reading

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WBDC ‘Women with Impact’ Breakfast A Huge Success

Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) historically honors one of their members each year at the Breakfast. The award is named in memory of Deb … Continue reading

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ShopRite of Selden, NY Achieves EPA GreenChill Silver Certification

ShopRite announced that its Selden, NY store has been awarded the GreenChill Silver Certification. This prestigious award, distributed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), … Continue reading

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Private Label Opportunity in Developing Urban Areas

With a sagging economy, Americans are opting for smaller, more affordable housing than in the past. Some retailers are adjusting to this trend by … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Goes Pink In Support Of Local Breast Cancer Awareness Organizations

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company turned green into pink this past Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with more than $250,000 in donations to the … Continue reading

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Retailers Awarded for Avocado Ads

CAC announced the winners of its 2012 retail ad contest, which ran during the peak of California avocado season from the week of May … Continue reading

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Hostess Brands to Wind Down Company

Hostess Brands announced that it is winding down operations and has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court seeking permission to close its … Continue reading

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Kroger Announces Merger with Axium Pharmacy

The Kroger Co. announced it will acquire the outstanding shares of Axium Pharmacy Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty pharmacy, to create a merger of … Continue reading

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Sickles Market Establishes Employee Disaster Fund

Sickles Market, a one-unit upscale independent along the Jersey Shore in Little Silver, N.J., has established an Employee Disaster Fund to assist its employees … Continue reading

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Ever-Growing Competition Rated Top Concern Among Independent Grocers

Competition, the cost of providing healthcare insurance and the economy are the three major worries among independent food retailers, according to the 2012 Independent … Continue reading

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SymphonyIRI Reveals National Brands Gaining on Private Label

It’s no secret that the struggling economy has been a boon for marketers of private label products. Not content to coast on increased consumer … Continue reading

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CPG Manufacturers and Retailers Issue Digital Coupon Guidelines to Combat Fraud

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and National Grocers Association (NGA) released guidelines designed to promote model practices in the “end-to-end” … Continue reading

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United Fresh 2013 to Honor Produce Retail Stars

The United Fresh Foundation, through the Center for Leadership Excellence, is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. Established in … Continue reading

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