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Target, Ben & Jerry’s Join Forces for Summer

MINNEAPOLIS – Target will debut two new, exclusive  Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors at all stores nationwide.  The super premium ice cream flavors, … Continue reading

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Store Brands Enjoy Another Strong Year

NEW YORK – Private label scored strong gains across all major U.S. retail channels in 2009 as consumers increasingly switched from national brands and … Continue reading

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Bi-Lo Launches Thrive! Health and Wellness Initiative

GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 21, 2010) – Because consumers are interested in making healthier food choices for themselves and their families, BI-LO has launched a … Continue reading

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N.G.A. and OTT Announce Online Training Partnership

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) and Online Training Technologies (OTT) is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership created to ensure … Continue reading

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Kroger and United Food and Commercial Workers Ratify Agreement in Michigan

NOVI, MI – June 21, 2010 – Associates of The Kroger Co. of Michigan, an affiliate of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), have ratified … Continue reading

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Stew Leonard’s Introduces Organic Milk

NORWALK, Conn. On June 18, Stew Leonard’s introduced its own organic milk produced from family-owned farms throughout New England. Stew Leonard’s Organic Whole Milk, … Continue reading

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Loblaw prepares to launch multiple no frills stores

BRAMPTON, ON /CNW/ – Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is pleased to announce today that it plans to open six nofrills banner stores in Atlantic Canada. … Continue reading

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CVS Caremark and Walgreens Announce New PBM Network Pharmacy Agreement

WOONSOCKET, R.I. & DEERFIELD, Ill., – CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) and Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) today announced that the companies have reached … Continue reading

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Nielsen: More Than Half of U.S. Consumers Likely to Shop Elsewhere if They Notice Reduced Product Selection

 LAS VEGAS – June 15, 2010 – – Consumer packaged goods (CPG) retailers take note: more than half of U.S. consumers tell The Nielsen … Continue reading

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Sam’s Club Extends Early Shopping Hours

BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Sam’s Club is offering its consumer Advantage Plus Members access to early shopping hours from 7 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Kroger and United Food And Michigan Commercial Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

NOVI, MI – June 11, 2010 – The Kroger Co. of Michigan, an affiliate of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), and United Food and … Continue reading

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ShopRite to Offer Free Diabetes Medications and New Lower Prices On Generic Medications

Keasbey, NJ – According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 24 million people – close to 8% of the U.S. population – has a … Continue reading

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Tim Smucker and Danny Wegman Honored

Lawrenceville, NJ – The Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions Association announced the winners of the 2010 Roger Milliken Lifetime Achievement Awards last night at the … Continue reading

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Produce sales on the rise according to United Fresh

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Over the first quarter of 2010, dollar and volume performance for produce were mostly positive, according to FreshFacts on Retail, the … Continue reading

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Walgreens Will Not Participate in Future CVS Caremark Pharmacy Network Plans

Deerfield, Ill. June 2010 –  Walgreens said that it will not participate as a provider in any new and renewed prescription drug plans awarded … Continue reading

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2010 Bi-Lo Charity Classic Raises More Than $4.5 Million For Non-Profits Across Southeast

GREENVILLE, S.C. -  As the 27th annual BI-LO Charity Classic came to a close tonight, BI-LO Charities announced that this year’s tournament raised a … Continue reading

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Consumers Apprehensive and Approach 2010 Summer Rituals with Conservative Mindset

CHICAGO, 2010 - American consumers plan to enter the 2010 summer season with a conservative spending mindset and saving strategies in their back pockets.  Compared … Continue reading

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Winn-Dixie Introduces Active Yogurt Line

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., recently introduced a new line of organic yogurts that appeal to consumers seeking products with added health benefits. Winn-Dixie … Continue reading

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Walmart CEO Outlines Strategies for Building the ‘Next Generation Walmart’

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. President and CEO Mike Duke laid out four strategies for building the Next Generation Walmart … Continue reading

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Fifteen Tops Markets celebrate re-openings under new Tops banner

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, celebrated today with 15 local communities … Continue reading

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ALDI to open first New York City store

South Windsor, Conn. – Select assortment discount grocer, ALDI, announced that it will open its first New York metropolitan area store in early 2011, … Continue reading

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Sunflower Farmers Market Wins Hot Retailers Award

Denver, CO – Sunflower Farmers Market, famous for serving its customers “Serious Food at Silly Prices,” has been awarded the 2010 Hot Retailers Award … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease And Gluten–Free Diet Experts Go Online To Inform The Public

(PRWEB) May 29, 2010 — The growth of the gluten-free food industry has been exponential. With it has been the number of questions about … Continue reading

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Kroger, United Food, Commercial Workers Ratify Agreement in Dallas

DALLAS – Kroger Texas L.P., an affiliate of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), announced today that its associates have ratified an agreement with United … Continue reading

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Loblaw extends pharmacy hours

  BRAMPTON, ON – As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure customers get the best service, Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is pleased to … Continue reading

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