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guardian.co.uk  Jun 18  Comment 
Jeff Bezos’s purchase of the organic food chain is a clear sign that the UK’s big grocers will soon be in the fight of their lives Now the UK supermarkets know Amazon is coming – probably. The biggest and most frightening beast in the retail...
New York Times  Jun 16  Comment 
Amazon's $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods sent grocery stores, big retailers, and food makers and distributors plunging Friday. Energy companies rose while other stocks were little changed.
Forbes  Jun 16  Comment 
Kroger just announced its first quarter results. On the surface, they weren’t terrible, with same store sales dropping just 0.2%. The stock cratered, however, on a downbeat forecast that lowered full year earnings significantly from prior...
NPR  Jun 15  Comment 
A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores. Today the landscape of urban America reflects this history.
guardian.co.uk  Jun 14  Comment 
French supermarket chain removes products featuring dog meat in Xuzhou, China, after pressure from Animals Asia The French retailer Carrefour has removed dog meat products from two supermarkets in China after an outcry from animal rights...
TechCrunch  Jun 13  Comment 
 Across the country, businesses in every industry are bracing themselves for a new wave of digital disruption.  In the last year, Amazon announced it is creating supermarkets without salespeople, McDonald’s decided to replace all of its...
Forbes  Jun 12  Comment 
Jeff Lotman, the founder and CEO of Global Icons, a consulting firm, recommends that restaurant chains offer their signature dishes in grocery stores.
Wall Street Journal  Jun 10  Comment 
Bonuses for many grocery executives are being curbed last year as the sector struggles, potentially making it harder for retailers to attract the kind of talent they need to turn around their businesses.
guardian.co.uk  Jun 9  Comment 
The one-man operation dedicated to the unauthorised reselling of Trader Joe’s products in Canada shutters for good amid dispute with the popular US chain A rebel Canadian grocer dedicated to the unauthorized reselling of Trader Joe’s products...




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