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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,...

2014-06-17 12:22:48

New metal center will service Greater Boston area WOBURN, Mass., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metal Supermarkets®, the world's largest supplier of small quantity metals, has opened its 66(th )store in Boston, Massachusetts. On Monday, March 31, local entrepreneur Gary Ainsworth opened Metal Supermarkets Boston-North at 16A 6(th) Road, Woburn, Massachusetts. Metal Supermarkets Boston-North will provide superior customer service and the highest quality metal products available to...

2014-06-16 23:03:16

Exhibit to preview industry evolution in next decade. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 To help imagine cutting-edge innovations of the industry’s future, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today announced the creation of Vision 2025 at the NACDS Total Store Expo which will be held August 23-26, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Partnering with NACDS in this endeavor are Checkpoint Systems and Kantar Retail, leaders in global retail merchandising and technology....

2014-06-13 08:26:10

LONDON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent consumer survey from Voice of the Customer specialist eDigitalResearch [http://www.edigitalresearch.com ], online grocery shoppers tend to buy fewer impulse purchases online than in store, resulting in smaller basket sizes. The survey of 1,154 online grocery shoppers found that 29% of respondents feel that they make far fewer impulse purchases online than in store. In comparison, just 7% said that they purchase...

2014-06-12 08:26:42

LONDON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Retailing in the US http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/country_overview_consumer_goods_retail/retailing_us_2.html The US economy continued its slow recovery in 2013, as sales rose marginally above the review period average. A buoyant stock market and marginal gains in the housing market contributed to an improved retailing environment, but high unemployment continued to...

2014-06-06 23:02:29

From food to flowers to cakes, King Kullen has everything for the perfect graduation party. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 It’s that time of year again! The start of summer means high school and college students will be saying goodbye to school and starting the next chapter of their lives. This also means there’s reason to celebrate. King Kullen has everything grads and their families need to throw a great graduation party. All summer long, King Kullen will be offering weekly...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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