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46 min ago | Business Journal

Roses store with groceries to open in southeast Raleigh

A Roses discount store that will also have 9,000 square feet devoted to fresh produce and grocery sales is being planned for former Kroger grocery building in southeast Raleigh.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays, Variety Wholesalers

5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Blackhawk Network's Talbott Roche helped push gift cards into the mainstream

Talbott Roche recalls meetings in the early days of her company to explain to high-profile stores such as Nordstrom the benefits of putting the retailers' gift cards on supermarket aisles.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, CardPool, Canada Safeway, Safeway, Retail

5 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

N.H. Whole Foods property sold for $27M

Turnpike Plaza, a 131,768-square-foot shopping center on Amherts Street anchored by Whole Foods Market, has been sold for $27 million.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios, Nashua, NH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship of lower-income customers The deal makes Dollar Tree the biggest player in the dollar store segment, with its more than 13,000 combined locations ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Dollar General, Kroger, Family Dollars Stores

Tama News-Herald

Madison Baack awarded F. William Beckwith Scholarship

Madison Baack, a 2014 graduate of South Tama County High School, has been awarded the F. William Beckwith Scholarship through the Iowa Grocers Education Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Related Topix: Tama County, IA, University of Northern Iowa

Business Journal

New York, Dallas investment firms snap up Austin-area commercial properties

New York's Clarion Partners purchased Plaza on the Lake, the darker building to the right, from Endeavor Real Estate Group.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Retail, Whole Foods Market

CBC News

Prescription rewards points ban struck down in court

The Supreme Court of B.C. has ruled in favour of a legal challenge by grocery chain Sobeys, striking down a ban on British Columbians earning loyalty points on non-government funded pharmacy prescriptions.

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Related Topix: Canada Safeway, Retail, Canada

USA Today

Eat my shorts! 4 stocks ripping their critics

Aggressive "short seller" investors, who bet stocks will fall, are getting crushed by four stocks blowing away the market - and all the nay saying.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Semiconductors, Micron Technology, Electronics, Winn Dixie Stores, Retail

GlobeNewswire

Allworx Appoints Target Distributing as a Nationwide Distributor

Allworx , a Windstream company and award-winning developer of Internet Protocol phone and network systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Target Distributing of Germantown, Md., making Target an Authorized Distributor of the complete line of Allworx products.

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Related Topix: Winn Dixie Stores, Retail, Windstream, Germantown, MD, VoIP

Suwanee Democrat

'School Tools for Cool Kids' School Supply Drive at Publix

Publix Super Markets invites our community to participate in a program to collect school supplies for children in Suwannee County.

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Related Topix: Retail, Publix Super Markets, Suwannee County, FL, Live Oak, FL

Seeking Alpha

Should You Short Whole Foods Market Going Into Earnings?

Whole Foods Market stock has been a disappointing performer for investors in 2014 as the stock is already down over 36%.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios, Wal Mart Stores

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Business Journal

Tops Markets rebranding fleet of trucks

Tops Markets LLC is rolling out a new look for its delivery trucks to spread the word about fresh meat and produce.

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Related Topix: Tops Markets, Retail, Marketing

Detroit Free Press

Business briefs: Kroger to remodel in Birmingham; Hospital adds McLaren name

It shuts its door at 6 p.m. and is scheduled to reopen in late fall, according to store officials.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Birmingham, MI, Port Huron, MI, Medicine, Hospital Administration, McLaren Health Care, Healthcare Industry, Bingham Farms, MI

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Runners take part in first Honoring our Heroes 5K

Several thousand Tri-State runners took part in the first annual Honoring our Heroes 5K in downtown Cincinnati Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail

Pleasanton Weekly

Safeway shareholders approve Albertsons merger

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for Pleasanton, Safeway shareholders voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve the acquisition of the Pleasanton-based supermarket chain by an affiliate of Albertsons, another national supermarket firm that has its corporate headquarters in Boise, Idaho.

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Related Topix: Retail, Safeway, Canada Safeway, Boise, ID

Sentinel & Enterprise

the Board and Its Leanings

What is today Market Basket started with a single store on Dummer Street in Lowell in 1917, opened by Arthur and Efrasine Demoulas.

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Related Topix: Demoulas Super Markets, Retail

Northern Michigan News

What happens at the Wexford County Airport?

You might pass by the Wexford County Airport all the time, but have you ever thought about what actually goes on at the facility? While no commercial airlines make use of the small airport at this time, 25 to 50 planes still land at the facility on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: Meijer, Retail, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Detroit News

Meijer out to be more fashion forward

Most fashion-conscious shoppers don't head to Meijer stores specifically for a pair of palazzo pants, a Boho chic blouse or the necklace that makes the outfit.

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Related Topix: Meijer, Retail, Lansing, MI

Red Deer Advocate

Red Deer AG Foods now SuperValu

Red Deer SuperValu owners Marlo Ruttan, left, and Chad Young sell about $1 million worth of Keurig coffee products a year.

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Related Topix: Loblaw Companies, Retail

The Motley Fool

Irony Alert: Synthetic Biology Could Have Avoided the Costly Recall at Whole Foods Market

Peach-mango salsa contains 0% of your recommended daily iron content, but if you purchase it from Whole Foods Market you'll get a full dose of irony.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, 38 Studios, Wal Mart Stores, Life, Fruits, Food, Food Science

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