BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Wal-Mart Stores since 2007 has used construction cameras from Atlanta-based OxBlue to ensure that its renewable-power and energy-efficiency projects stay on track, according to information provided by OxBlue....More
NEW YORK — Three U.S. food retailers — Safeway, Wegmans and Whole Foods Market — have been has been recognized on the Ethisphere Institute's 2012 "World's Most Ethical Companies" list in the retail – food stores category. In addition, Costco and Target were selected in the retail — general category....More
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy runs the nation’s largest loyalty program, offering 69 million cardholders 2% back on select purchases, plus other discounts. Problem is, not everyone redeems their “ExtraBucks” rewards....More
DUNN, N.C. — On April 22 last year, at 4:22 p.m., Gerald Greenleaf, vice president, distribution and transportation, Delhaize America, got a call at his Hannaford Bros. office in Scarborough, Maine....More
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The natural products industry is taking its vitamins.
The merger of Sunflower Farmers Market and Sprouts Farmers Market may have captured the most attention, but it’s not the only muscle this segment is flexing. A number of deals on the manufacturing side are just as powerful, according to industry stakeholders interviewed during the recent Natural Products Expo West here....More
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Employees of Whole Foods Market who participated in an in-house health assessment and support program reduced their weight by an average of 7% at the end of a six-month period, according to one of the initiative’s organizers....More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans here has named Robert G. Miller, chief executive officer of Albertsons LLC, as its 2012 Horatio Alger Award winner.
The award is given to individuals "whose courage and determination allowed them to overcome the challenges they faced early in their lives and achieve success in their fields," the association said in a statement....More