But even with few signs of vocal opposition, activists campaigning for passage of wine-in-grocery stores in more than 75 Tennessee cities and counties say they don't want anyone who supports the cause to get complacent or lose focus....More
McDonald's Corp is making its McCafe ground coffee available in Canadian grocery stores this month, the fast-food giant said on Tuesday, part of its broader campaign to win market share in a country long dominated by rivals like Tim Hortons Inc and Starbucks Corp ....More
Whole Foods Market, which already offers shoppers places to dine in, sip gourmet coffee or otherwise hang out, is ready to sell them fresh-made beer as well when it opens its next Houston store in early November....More
SABMiller Plc was rebuffed in an attempt to buy smaller brewer Heineken NV, a deal that would have strengthened it against a potential bid by Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, people with knowledge of the matter said....More
SN's exclusive interview with Ahold's James McCann also struck a chord with e-newletter readers, as did news about Keurig's new pods, Kroger's cookie happy hours, and a new Coke product sold only at The Fresh Market.
The Fresh Market, Coca-Cola’s exclusive retail partner for the U.S. introduction of low-calorie and naturally sweetened Coca-Cola Life, began selling the sugar and stevia-sweetened soda Monday, according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report....More
Bi-Lo, Publix and Food Lion are soliciting support from customers to get wine sold in grocery stores in Hamilton County, Tenn. — but if that happens, business at smaller, independent shops could be damaged....More