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Publix Announces 4th Quarter and Annual Results for 2010

LAKELAND, Fla., March 1, 2011 ­ Publix’s sales for the fourth quarter of 2010 were $6.4 billion, a 4.4 percent increase from last year’s $6.1 billion. … Continue reading

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Organic Trade Association and CCOF announce strategic alliance

WASHINGTON, D.C., and SANTA CRUZ, California (March 2)-The Organic Trade Association (OTA) and California Certified Organic Farmers Inc. (CCOF)  have formed a strategic alliance … Continue reading

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Wakefern Named One of 2011 Best Places to Work in New Jersey

Keasbey, NJ – February, 2011 – Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that it has been named one of NJBIZ magazine’s 2011 Best Places to … Continue reading

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Giant & Martin’s “Living Here, Giving Here” Programs Give Back More Than $19 Million In 2010

Carlisle, PA- Officials from GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets today announced that charitable donations made in 2010 as part of the companies’ … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Donates Thousands of Free Flu Shots Throughout Its Communities

Schenectady, N.Y. – In an effort to help members of communities within its corporate footprint who would like to get a flu shot but … Continue reading

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Hurst’s Berry Farm Announces New Marketing, Sales and Packing Company

Hurst’s Berry Farm, Inc. has reorganized its marketing, sales and packing operation into a brand new entity – HBF International, LLC. “HBF” is the … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Unveils New Logo

Boulder, CO — Sunflower Farmers Market customers noticed an exciting change to their weekly sale flyers – a fresh, all-new Sunflower logo. The new … Continue reading

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Target to Open Small-Format Store in Chicago Landmark

Target announced it will open a Chicago store in a landmark at South State Street and Madison Street East in Chicago. The small-format store … Continue reading

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Food Lion To Add More Coupon Kiosks

Based on increased in-store coupon usage, Food Lion is planning to add more MVP Savings Center kiosks inside their stores to help customers save … Continue reading

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Planters Kicks Off 2011 “Naturally Remarkable” Campaign

LOS ANGELES – February 2011 – Planters kicks off its 2011 “Naturally Remarkable” campaign at a sustainability showcase hosted by Global Green, a leading … Continue reading

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MillerCoors Donates to River Network

CHICAGO (February 22, 2011) – MillerCoors today announced an $80,000 donation to River Network, a national non-profit organization with more than 650 local member … Continue reading

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CVS/pharmacy Simplifies Shopping for Value with Just the Basics

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — CVS/pharmacy announced the introduction of Just the Basics(TM), a new line of household essentials that brings smart … Continue reading

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Despite Rising Costs, Wegmans Vows No Price Increases Through 2011 on 40 Products Families Buy Most

ROCHESTER, NY - At a time when commodity and fuel costs are rising dramatically, Wegmans Food Markets announced that it will not increase prices through … Continue reading

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Stephanie Skylar of Chief Super Market, Inc. is named the Women Grocers of America (WGA) Woman of the Year Recipient

During the Chairman’s Dinner and Gala at the 2011 National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) Annual Convention and Supermarket Synergy Showcase in Las Vegas, Stephanie Skylar … Continue reading

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Save-A-Lot To Open Five New Stores In Chicago

St. Louis, Feb. 21, 2011 – Save-A-Lot, one of the nation’s leading hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery retailers and a wholly owned subsidiary of SUPERVALU Inc. … Continue reading

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J.D. Power Recognizes Winn-Dixie as a 2011 Customer Service Champion

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2011) – Winn-Dixie’s in-store pharmacies have been recognized as a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion.  Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., is … Continue reading

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Stew Leonard’s Introduces All-Natural Ketchup

NORWALK, Conn., February 22, 2011 – Stew Leonard’s now offers Stew Leonard’s tomato ketchup made with sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup. The … Continue reading

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New BI-LO Website Reinforces Commitment to Customers

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Healthy meal suggestions, personalized grocery lists and helpful shopping tools that provides customers information about select items found throughout the store … Continue reading

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Safeway Announces SimpleNutrition In-Store Shelf Tag System

Safeway Inc. announced its new SimpleNutrition program, an in-store shelf tag system that makes it easier for shoppers to find better nutrition choices among … Continue reading

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Weis Markets offers 100% recycled plastic water bottles

(Sunbury, PA) – The bottles for Weis Quality 24-pack 16.9-ounce Bottled water are now made with 100-percent recycled PET plastic; Weis Markets is the … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Offer Industry-Leading Recall Training Program Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to overwhelming demand, the United Fresh Produce Association Foundation has announced that it is offering its popular Training for … Continue reading

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Schnucks to host Frieda’s Produce University

Now is the height of the U.S. citrus season, and Schnucks stores are celebrating citrus with an educational twist by hosting Frieda’s Produce University. … Continue reading

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U.S. Consumers’ Interest in Reading Nutrition Facts Labels on Foods Waning, Reports NPD

(Vocus/PRWEB) — Sixteen years after the Nutrition Facts labels were put on the back of nearly every food and beverage in stores, and beginning … Continue reading

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MyWebGrocer adds Kroger

Colchester, VT – MyWebGrocer, a provider of digital solutions to the grocery and consumer packaged goods industries, recently added The Kroger Co., a retailer … Continue reading

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One in Four Consumers Have Recommended a Retailer Based on Their Use of New Technology

Toronto, Ontario (Vocus/PRWEB) — Empathica Inc., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to more than 200 of the world’s most respected … Continue reading

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