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Grocery chain pulls Halloween 'syringe pens' after complaints
Kroger stores are pulling some Halloween accessories from shelves after getting customer complaints.
92 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Kroger Naloxone Supermarket Ohio Heroin Morphine Drug addiction Hypermarket
Deer runs amok inside supermarket, gets wrangled by shoppers
Once surprised shoppers figured out what the noise was, they worked together to wrangle the animal and force it outside.
8 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Supermarket Grocery store Hunting Safeway Inc. Mammal English-language films Hypermarket American films
Deer busts through glass door at Giant grocery store in Pa.
Three customers helped calm the deer and took it outside, where it ran off.       
21102 points by USA Today | English-language films Hypermarket Constable
Grocery giant Kroger buys Murray’s Cheese flagship store
This is like pairing a $35-a-pound aged Stilton with Yoo-Hoo. Venerable Greenwich Village cheese-snob mecca Murray’s Cheese is being gobbled up by west-of-the-Hudson grocery giant Kroger Co. The supermarket chain bought the famed shop and its outlets for $20.6 million on Jan. 31, according to city records. Murray’s has more than 350 locations inside Kroger...
281 points by New York Post | Supermarket Manhattan New York City Kroger Hypermarket Safeway Inc. Food Milk
Inside Amazon’s robot-run supermarket that needs just 3 human workers
If you’re a robot stealing somebody’s job, it’s best to stay hidden. That’s what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos appears to be thinking, as his Seattle-based web giant has contemplated a two-story, automated grocery store in which a staff of robots on the floor upstairs grabs and bags items for shoppers below. The ground level of...
1644 points by New York Post | Supermarket Grocery store Jeff Bezos Safeway Inc. Delicatessen Wal-Mart Hypermarket
Man accused of stealing $300 worth of seafood
Police say a suspected seafood thief was caught with more than $300 worth of lobster, shrimp and salmon.        
102 points by Detroit Free Press | Supermarket Retailing Probable cause Kroger Safeway Inc. Hypermarket Shellfish Shopping cart
Walmart has another bad quarter, thanks to food deflation
Walmart laid an egg on Thursday — a big, fat cheap ol’ egg. The discount retailer lost about $7 billion in value — or 3.4 percent off its share price — after just missing Wall Street’s forecast for revenue in the third quarter, a shortfall executives blamed on food deflation. That’s right, cheap eggs, milk...
3 points by New York Post | Retailing Supermarket Consumer price index Department store Wal-Mart Inflation Hypermarket Grocery store
20 supermarket pies rated for your last-minute Thanksgiving shopping
Pies may go best with whipped cream and ice cream, but this is also the time of year when a lot of delusion is being spooned up. Delusion that this year is the year we make our own pie. Or this year is the year we dash down to that little French patisserie for something plus formidable to pose...
104 points by Chicago Tribune | Wal-Mart Hypermarket Pastry Grocery store Apple pie Retailing Pie Supermarket
This bizarre toy is the hottest item of the holiday season
It’s not even Black Friday and the most popular toy of the season is already sold out at nearly all the big-box stores — forcing parents to shell out hundreds of dollars to get them from second-hand sellers on eBay. Hatchimals — an interactive birdlike toy that breaks out of an egg and is raised...
460 points by New York Post | Wal-Mart Target Corporation Big-box store Hypermarket Retailing Department store Toy Website
Wal-Mart's profit falls but beats estimates; revenue misses
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported its third-quarter profit fell 8.2 percent, dragged down by investments in e-commerce and its stores. Its earnings still beat Wall Street estimates. But its revenue fell short of expectations.Shares fell nearly 3 percent in premarket trading.Wal-Mart is reinventing itself to be more nimble as it fights off competition from online leader Amazon.com and other rivals.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Supermarket Wal-Mart Stock market Discount store Target Corporation Hypermarket Share Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
Tour to market innovative food enterprises in Detroit
The Green Grocer project is aiming to improve the quality and quantity of food markets in Detroit.        
10 points by Detroit Free Press | Grocery store Grocer Food Supermarket Food retailing Hypermarket Innovation SQL
With Kmart struggling, closed stores see new life
A growing number of metro Detroit suburbs are seeing promising redevelopments arise from ashes of closed Kmarts.        
623 points by Detroit Free Press | Retailing Kmart Shopping mall Sears Holdings Corporation Hypermarket Real estate Kenmore Appliances Oakland County Michigan
Kroger cuts sales forecast on falling prices
Grocer says it was hurt by falling prices for eggs, meats and other products        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Supermarket Grocery store Safeway Inc. Hypermarket Wal-Mart Kroger Grocer Copyright