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Bottom Dollar Food Opens Store in Pennsylvania

Bottom Dollar Food, a soft-discount grocer, opened its first store in King of Prussia, Pa. The 19,000 square-foot store will offer more than 6,800 … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Supermarkets Named Food Donor of the Year

The Greater Boston Food Bank recognized Shaw’s Supermarkets as their 2010 Food Donor of the Year. Shaw’s will be honored at The Greater Boston … Continue reading

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Walmart Partners with Worldwise

Worldwise, Inc., an environmentally responsible consumer products company, has teamed up with Walmart to launch the Full Circle program. Under this partnership, Walmart will … Continue reading

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Tesco To Close Fresh & Easy Stores

U.K.-based Tesco PLC, in its Interim Results 2010/2011, indicated that although its Fresh & Easy stores in the U.S. have made good progress with … Continue reading

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Grocery Headquarters Looks to Connect with Industry

The GHQ Connections on Retail Insights and Consumer Engagement, sponsored by Grocery Headquarters, and LEAD Marketing Conference have agreed to co-locate their events at … Continue reading

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Walgreens Launches First Nationwide Safe Medication Disposal Program

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 30, 2010 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) has launched the first ongoing, nationwide Safe Medication Disposal Program, a safe and environmentally … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Super Rx Pharmacy Offers Free Breast Cancer Treatment Drug Tamoxifen During Month of October

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among U.S. women. During the month of … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo Partners With Liquid Highway For Gourmet Coffee Experience

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 30, 2010) – Today, BI-LO announced that Liquid Highway, one of the Upstate’s most popular hand-crafted and micro-brewed coffee companies, will … Continue reading

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GMA applauds Obesity Legislation

(Washington, D.C.) The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) commended U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge and Rep. Joseph Cao for introducing comprehensive obesity legislation, the Fit … Continue reading

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Target to open 10 stores on 10/10/10

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 30, 2010) - Target (NYSE:TGT) will create more than 2,400 jobs when ten stores open across the country on Oct. 10, 2010. The … Continue reading

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Key Grocery Industry Group Creates Center Store Taskforce

ARLINGTON, VA – September 27, 2010 – Leading manufacturers have joined with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), its members and other industry suppliers to … Continue reading

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Fruit And Vegetable Consumption On The Rise In Young Children, But Down In Teens

Hockessin, Del. – New data shows children under the age of 12 have been eating more fruits and vegetables since 2004.   Children under the … Continue reading

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CVS/pharmacy To Offer KODAK PYNK Smart Print System

Rochester, NY, Sept. 23, 2010 – Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today announced that CVS/pharmacy is the first national drug store chain to offer the … Continue reading

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BI-LO Charities Goes Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

GREENVILLE, S.C.  (Sept. 23, 2010) -   October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and BI-LO Charities is inviting the community to support Susan G. … Continue reading

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Store Brands Are Here to Stay: Deloitte Study

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2010 – As American consumers continue to add private label products to their shopping carts, consumer packaged goods (CPG) and … Continue reading

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Lower-Income/Multicultural Shoppers Represent $115 Billion Opportunity in Rapidly Changing Economy

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2010 - Even in a challenging and rapidly changing marketplace, lower-income shoppers will generate $115 billion in incremental spending during the next … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo Helps Protect Customers with Two New Health & Wellness Initiatives

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 17, 2010) – BI-LO is launching two new health and wellness initiatives in its pharmacy department, offering seasonal flu vaccinations and … Continue reading

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Redbox Expanding Presence at Convenience Store Locations Nationwide

Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. – Redbox, the popular movie rental provider and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR), announces the company has signed … Continue reading

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Kroger Commits $3 Million in Donations for Breast Cancer Awareness

In partnership with key suppliers, The Kroger Co. has committed $3 million in donations to support breast cancer initiatives in communities across the country … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Products Driving Sector Growth

Chicago (September 17, 2010)-With obesity fears a constant concern, many are striving to eat better, seeking out affordable better-for-you food options. Whole grain products … Continue reading

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P&G Announces Expansion of its’ Future Friendly Program

As a continuation of its Future Friendly campaign, Cincinnati-based Protcer & Gamble is compacting the cartons of its entire U.S. and Canadian portfolio of … Continue reading

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Western New England College School of Pharmacy and Big Y Foods, Inc. Team Up to Create Consultation and Wellness Center

Springfield, MA (PRWEB) September 14, 2010 Big Y Foods, Inc. and Western New England College School of Pharmacy have partnered to create a faculty … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Lays Out Its New Global Growth Strategy

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Kraft Foods Inc. presented its new global growth strategy at a meeting of analysts and investors in New … Continue reading

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Fresh & Easy to Launch Reusable Bag Giveaway

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is bringing back its popular reusable bag giveaway, which will run through the end of the month for customers … Continue reading

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Cone Cause Evolution Study: Consumers Want More Cause-Related Products

According to the new 2010 Cone Cause Evolution Study, the 17-year benchmark of cause marketing attitudes and behaviors, 41% of Americans say they have … Continue reading

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