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Kroger expects to earn less this year on falling prices
Kroger’s profit in its second quarter fell nearly 12 percent as it made changes to its employee pensions        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Stock market Supermarket Stock Revenue Safeway Inc. Income Kroger Copyright
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
Detroit, Comcast partner to expand Project Green Light
Comcast offering businesses lower upfront costs, monthly fees to use crime-fighting technology        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Supermarket Valero Energy Corporation Camera Parking lot Crime Closed-circuit television Parking Video camera
Wegmans gets ready to open in Owings Mills Sept. 18
Owings Mills resident Beth Rosenwald drives across county to Hunt Valley regularly to grocery shop at Wegmans. Soon, she'll no longer have to make that trek. On Sept. 18, Wegmans will open its eighth Maryland store at Foundry Row, a new 350,000-square-foot retail center at the intersection of Reisterstown...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Grocery store Baltimore County Maryland Supermarket Owings Mills Maryland Safeway Inc. Shopping malls in Maryland Wegmans Food Markets Owings Mills Town Center
Is ‘cauliflower rice’ going mainstream? Green Giant hopes so
Is ‘cauliflower rice’ going mainstream? Green Giant hopes soCauliflower is white like rice and can apparently mimic its taste, too.Swapping out the rice and potatoes in dishes with chopped-up cauliflower has gained traction with low-carb dieters. Now, struggling vegetable maker Green Giant is hoping...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Nutrition Carbohydrate Starch Maize Vegetable Pasta Dietary fiber Supermarket
Thieves rob over $15K worth of Rogaine from NYC Duane Reades
It’s a hairy situation for the pair of thieves who’ve swiped up over $15,000 worth of Rogaine, razors and razor blades from Duane Reade stores across Manhattan. Since May, they’ve also made off with boxes of over-the-counter medicine, toothpaste and Crest Whitestrips, all with the use of a store key to unlock the secured inventory,...
195 points by New York Post | Supermarket
Grocers learn how social media is critical to success at Las Vegas show
Grocers told they should use more video content to attract younger customers, hold monthly social media planning sessions and post content on products and sales at least several times a week.
5 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Supermarket Grocery store Retailing Grocer Online shopping Electronic commerce Chief executive officer Delicatessen
Wal-Mart buys Moosejaw for $51M
Wal-Mart said the Michigan-based outdoor retailer will be a "complimentary" brand        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Discount store Supermarket Department store Business Variety store Wal-Mart Brand
Want to cut your grocery bill in half? Take these 3 steps
Is half of your paycheck going to groceries each month? It doesn't have to.         
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Grocery store Supermarket Safeway Inc. Grocer Groceries
No-frills grocer Lidl to open first US stores this summer
NEW YORK — Lidl, the German no-frills supermarket chain, is opening its first wave of stores in the U.S. this summer ahead of schedule, with plans to open up to 100 locations across the East Coast within a year.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Supermarket Wal-Mart North Carolina Aldi United States Retailing Grocery store United Kingdom
Walmart buys Michigan-based Moosejaw to boost online sales
Walmart acquired the Madison Heights retailer that specializes in outdoor recreation apparel and gear for $51 million.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Wal-Mart Retailing Discount store Supermarket Department store Sales Variety store Asda
Feds: Someone tried to do some high-end meth smuggling
The feds seized 20 pounds of methamphetamine hidden just above the fuel tank of a Mercedes-Benz at the Presidio border crossing.
16 points by The Houston Chronicle | Smuggling U.S. Customs and Border Protection Methamphetamine Border Supermarket Border control Heroin Illegal drug trade
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
High-end Whole Foods will spare you the agony of chopping onions
If chopping your own carrots and onions is too much to handle, the folks at Whole Foods have someone they want you to meet — their new produce butcher. Like a traditional butcher who carves up steaks and chops, one Manhattan supermarket’s personal cutter will slice and dice fruits and vegetables on demand. Customers have...
286 points by New York Post | New York City Midtown Manhattan Sixth Avenue Vegetable Butcher Upper West Side Supermarket Manhattan
Pharmacist with rare disorder caught in disability claim limbo
Matthew Pezzone’s diagnosis last summer was devastating enough.
1032 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Leave of absence Leave Supermarket Pharmacy Giant Eagle Tremor Wendi Deng
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
Murray’s Cheese bought by grocery giant Kroger Company
Murray's got swallowed up by the big cheese.
609 points by Daily News | New York City Manhattan Kroger Pastrami Supermarket Delicatessen Queens Grand Central Terminal
Former Florida lawmaker gets home detention for fraud
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A former state representative from Jacksonville accused of using more than $65,000 in campaign contributions on personal expenses has been sentenced to six months of home detention. The Florida Times-Union (https://goo.gl/FMZH4h) reports that 41-year-old Reggie Fullwood was sentenced Tuesday. He pleaded guilty in September to federal ...
3 points by The Washington Times | Jacksonville Florida The Florida Times-Union Political corruption Supermarket Prison Fraud Campaign finance Felony
How to not get screwed buying Valentine’s Day flowers
Love makes us do crazy things.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Rose Love Supermarket Big Spender Discover Card All You Need Is Love
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
H-E-B recalls 4-oz H-E-B baby food 2-packs
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - H-E-B has recalled its 4-oz. H-E-B Baby Food two packs as a precaution after a customer reported finding a small piece of rubber inside a container of the product. The San Antonio-based supermarket chain issued the recall Friday. In a statement, H-E-B said no injuries or ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Retailing Recall election English-language films Supermarket Kroger Food
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
Shoppers' guide to avoiding toxic chemicals
Just in time for your holiday shopping, a new toxic chemical report card rates top retailers like Amazon, Target, Walmart, Best Buy and Costco on their efforts to reduce unsafe chemicals in the products you buy.
-2 points by CNN | Retailing Supermarket Online shopping Bisphenol A Chemical substance Wal-Mart Anderson Cooper
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
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
Wal-Mart's 3Q profits beat estimates; revenue falls short
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reporting its third-quarter profit fell 8.2 percent dragged down by investments in e-commerce and other areas. Its earnings still beat Wall Street estimates. Revenue fell short of expectations. Shares slipped 0.4 percent in pre-market trading. The world's largest retailer says it earned ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Target Corporation Stock market Discount store Revenue Supermarket Wal-Mart Share The Washington Times
Grocery workers union ratifies contracts with Giant, Safeway
BALTIMORE (AP) - A union representing grocery store workers in the Baltimore-Washington region has ratified new labor contracts with both Giant Food and Safeway. Giant Food said in a statement that it finalized the three-year agreement Wednesday with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, which covers nearly 17,000 ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Maryland Trade union Safeway Inc. Supermarket Washington D.C. Wal-Mart Grocery store Minimum wage
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
Montbello marks 50th anniversary as residents highlight area’s diversity
Montbello is gearing up for a 50th anniversary celebration that will also highlight the neighborhood's rich culture and diversity in northeast Denver.
84 points by The Denver Post | Grocery store Wal-Mart Supermarket Want Safeway Inc. A Celebration The Celebration WANT
“Wicked Wig Bandit” robs 5 Denver metro banks in monthlong spree
A woman dubbed by the FBI as the Wicked Wig Bandit has robbed five banks over the past month in the Denver metro area.
19 points by The Denver Post | Bank robbery English-language films Crime Safeway Inc. Grocery store Federal Bureau of Investigation Wells Fargo Supermarket
Five former Maryland Food Lion stores will re-open as Weis Markets on Friday
Weis Markets will reopen five former Food Lion stores under the Weis banner on Friday, part of Weis' conversion of 38 Food Lion locations in the mid-Atlantic. The stores are located in Columbia, Elkridge, Mitchellville and two sites in Gaithersburg. The Sunbury, Pa., grocer also said Monday it...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Supermarket Grocery store Milk Food Baltimore Pharmacy Produce
Stocks open flat; Kroger and Whole Foods tumble
U.S. stock indexes are little changed in early trading following mixed signals from Europe and Asia overnight. Grocery store Kroger is down 5%, and Whole Foods is down 6% on worries about lower food prices and greater discounts. Chipotle Mexican Grill jumped on word activist investor Bill Ackman's...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | Dow Jones Industrial Average Exchange-traded fund Dow Jones & Company Stock market index Mutual fund Dow Jones Indexes Supermarket Charles Dow
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