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Target Launches Scannable Mobile Coupon Program

MINNEAPOLIS – Target is the first national retailer to offer a scannable mobile coupon program that allows guests to receive exclusive offers directly on … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Unveils New Joint Business Planning Approach for Suppliers

Bentonville, AR — Sam’s Club announced today a new Joint Business Planning approach to foster collaboration with its suppliers across all categories to increase … Continue reading

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Martin’s Announces Plans to Upgrade 25 Stores

RICHMOND, VA – MARTIN’S announced a significant investment plan to remodel and refurbish 25 former Ukrop’s stores located in the Greater Richmond and Williamsburg … Continue reading

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Loblaw Companies pilots solar energy projects

BRAMPTON, ON, – As part of its ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, Loblaw Companies Limited … Continue reading

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Weis Scores Environmental First in PA

(Sunbury, PA) – A Weis Markets’ store in Hanover, Pa., has achieved an environmental milestone worthy of federal recognition. Weis Markets’ Carlisle Street store … Continue reading

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First ALDI Texas stores to open

Denton, Texas (March 8, 2010) – ALDI will open its first 11 Texas stores throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex area on March 18, offering … Continue reading

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FDA Calls on Food Companies to Correct Labeling Violations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has notified 17 food manufacturers that the labeling for 22 of their food products violates the Federal Food, … Continue reading

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Leading Retailers Report Continued Growth In Retail Crime

According to a survey released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), America’s largest retailers report that retail crime continues to rise amidst an … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Supermarkets to Acquire 6 Supermarkets

Schenectady, NY.  — Price Chopper Supermarkets announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase six P&C stores from Tops Friendly Markets. This … Continue reading

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Stater Bros. Announces Partnership With Chase

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. , March 8 /PRNewswire/ — As an added convenience for customers, thirteen (13) Stater Bros. Supermarkets will soon include new full-service … Continue reading

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SUPERVALU Launches WholeCare Pet Brand of National-Brand-Equivalent Pet Foods, Supplies

The WholeCare Pet line, which will replace SUPERVALU’s two former private-label pet product brands, Happy Tails and NutriPlan, will be available nationwide at the … Continue reading

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Safeway Becomes First Grocer to be Founding Member of The Sustainability Consortium

PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) has become the first U.S.-based retail grocery chain and manufacturer of private label merchandise to join The Sustainability Consortium … Continue reading

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Wakefern Food Corp. Welcomes Two New Members To Its Retail Cooperative

Keasbey, N.J. – Wakefern Food Corp. announced today that two new members have joined its retail cooperative. Upon the successful completion of the acquisition of … Continue reading

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Jamba All Natural Smoothies to Hit U.S. Grocery Freezers in March

Emeryville, CA — Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA) and The Inventure Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNAK) unveiled plans today for the launch of their new line … Continue reading

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Hy-Vee To Seek LEED Certification For New Fairfield Store

WEST DES MOINES, IA – The new Hy-Vee store planned for Fairfield will be the company’s second store built in accordance with LEED certification … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Helps Shoppers Get-Up-and-Go

AUSTIN, Texas, March 2 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its “Be Good to Your Whole Body” campaign in its Whole Body departments, Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Department of Consumer Protection Finds Short-Weight Frozen Seafood in Stores Statewide

HARTFORD, – The Department of Consumer Protection has found that ice glazing on packaged frozen seafood such as shrimp, scallops and fish sold in … Continue reading

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United Fresh Launches “Salad Bar in Every School” Campaign

The United Fresh Produce Association Foundation announced the launch of “A Salad Bar in Every School” campaign, a multi-year public health commitment from the … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Details Healthy Food Financing Initiative

PHILADELPHIA – The Obama Administration released details of an over $400 million Healthy Food Financing Initiative, which will bring grocery stores and other healthy … Continue reading

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Brookshire Grocery partners with Spire to better leverage shopper card data

Tyler, Texas (February 17, 2010) – In an effort to enhance their ability to leverage shopper card data, Brookshire Grocery Co. has partnered with … Continue reading

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Kroger Associates In Atlanta And Savannah Ratify Agreements With United Food And Commercial Workers Local 1996

ATLANTA and SAVANNAH – Associates with Kroger stores in Atlanta and Savannah have ratified new agreements with United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local … Continue reading

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Food Lion Announces New, Lower Prices

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion announced it is lowering prices throughout its stores on thousands of items customers buy most. “Food Lion has a … Continue reading

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Stop & Shop Launches New Online Community for Moms

(QUINCY, Mass.) Feb. 17, 2010 – Stop & Shop announced the launch of smallvictories.com, a new online community for moms. The smallvictories.com Web site … Continue reading

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Americans Still Cutting Back on the Small Things to Save Money

The economy is turning around based on what one hears from economists and the White House. But are most Americans behaving as if they … Continue reading

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Connecticut Gains Ten New ShopRite Stores and One New PriceRite Store

Keasbey, N.J. – Wakefern Food Corp. and its cooperative members announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Minnesota-based SuperValu to purchase … Continue reading

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