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2014-08-25 23:03:36

Over the next five years, the industry is anticipated to grow as a result of rising discretionary income, albeit at a more conservative rate than in the previous five-year period. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 The Supermarkets and Grocery Stores industry has grown over the past five years, benefiting from a strengthening...

2014-08-22 08:23:24

NBC's Today Show Main Street Makeover with Martin Lindstrom and Vancouver based Juice Group Advertising breathe new life into a struggling Baltimore corner store. BALTIMORE, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Once the measure of neighborhood America's commercial success, local corner stores are feeling the squeeze. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/138814) Gone are the days of being a place to purchase necessities and greet your neighbor. Now big box super...

2014-08-18 08:28:37

CINCINNATI, and BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC), a leading online retailer of healthy living products, today announced the successful completion of Kroger's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost.com for $8.00 per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on August 15, 2014. Kroger expects to complete the acquisition of the...

2014-08-06 12:28:24

CINCINNATI, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group on Health and the American Heart Association. "Kroger is committed to giving our associates the tools to improve their health in both big and small ways," said Theresa Monti, Vice President of Total Rewards. "We're making great progress in improving our health, and these awards recognize our...

2014-08-04 12:30:01

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Packaged Food in the US http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/baby_food/packaged_food_us.html The US packaged food industry saw slightly higher current value growth in 2013 than in 2012 due to an increase in prices of dairy-based and wheat-based products. Pricing for milk was projected to increase in 2013 as prices of hay and soybean oil meal, used to feed cows, remained high early in the...

2014-07-11 23:06:29

The natural and organic supermarket, owned by King Kullen but operated independently, is opening a new location in West Islip. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Wild by Nature, a natural and organic supermarket owned by King Kullen, is proud to announce they are opening a fifth store to be located in West Islip, NY very soon. Wild by Nature offers one of the largest selections of wheat and gluten-free products available. With a growing population of people diagnosed with celiac disease,...

2014-07-02 08:26:37

Adds Online Technology and Fulfillment Platform to Accelerate Growth Into eCommerce Channel and New Markets CINCINNATI and BOCA RATON, Fla., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Vitacost.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: VITC), a leading online retailer of healthy living products, today announced a definitive merger agreement under which Kroger will purchase all outstanding shares of Vitacost.com for $8.00 per share in cash, or approximately $280 million. The purchase price represents...

2014-07-01 23:08:44

Paul Hancocks Brings More than 15 Years Experience in the Supermarket Industry to His New Role Consulting on In Store Analytics Deployments Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Brickstream, the in-store analytics market leader, today announced that Paul Hancocks, a 15-year veteran of the supermarket industry and expert on queue analytics, has joined the Brickstream Value Development team. Hancocks comes to Brickstream from Asda Stores Ltd, the British subsidiary of Walmart and second-largest...

2014-06-30 08:35:21

DALLAS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers Retailing in India - Market Summary and Forecasts and Food and Grocery Retailing in India - Market Summary and Forecasts research reports in its store. In spite of strengthening penetration of the online channel in product segments such as books, clothing, electrical, and electronics, the largest product segment, food and groceries has only just witnessed growth through this channel. Total online retail sales...

2014-06-20 08:21:48

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding online consumers is key to selling more online. Last week, consumer insight from eDigitalResearch revealed that shoppers are making far fewer impulse purchases online than they are in store, leading to smaller basket sizes and decreasing sales. This is likely to cause a headache for both supermarkets and suppliers alike. As more and more of us become increasingly dependent on digital devices and technologies,...


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