Latest News http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6691/more en Kroger may have eyed Safeway: Analyst http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-may-have-eyed-safeway-analyst <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co., Cincinnati, may have considered making a bid for Safeway but was apparently dissuaded from doing so by the costs associated with anticipated divestitures it would have had to make to obtain antitrust clearance, a Wall Street analyst said Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-may-have-eyed-safeway-analyst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/kroger-may-have-eyed-safeway-analyst#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Kroger Safeway Albertsons Kroger Co. Mergers & Acquisitions Safeway Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:12:00 +0000 471691 at http://supermarketnews.com Free health kiosks installed at Albertsons banners http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/free-health-kiosks-installed-albertsons-banners <div class="node-body article-body">Kiosks that provide free blood pressure, heart rate, total body composition (percent lean mass, percent body fat, and hydration index), total body weight/BMI, and color blindness checks, have been installed in 765 Albertson’s LLC and Jewel-Osco, Acme Markets, Shaw’s and Star Markets supermarkets and pharmacies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/free-health-kiosks-installed-albertsons-banners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/free-health-kiosks-installed-albertsons-banners#comments Latest News Pharmacy Health & Wellness Albertsons Albertsons LLC 2014 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:50:00 +0000 471681 at http://supermarketnews.com GMA: Vermont GMO bill a step in wrong direction http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/gma-vermont-gmo-bill-step-wrong-direction <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which backs a federal bill that would preempt states from legislative efforts to require labeling of GM foods, says that a Vermont measure to mandate labeling is “a step in the wrong direction for consumers.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/gma-vermont-gmo-bill-step-wrong-direction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/gma-vermont-gmo-bill-step-wrong-direction#comments Latest News Laws & Regulations Center Store Speciality GMA Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:45:00 +0000 471671 at http://supermarketnews.com ARG names Jonas to head KC office http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/arg-names-jonas-head-kc-office <div class="node-body article-body">Alliance Retail Group, Nashville, Tenn., said Thursday it has named Matt Jonas senior vice president-Midwest of its new office in Kansas City, Kan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/arg-names-jonas-head-kc-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/arg-names-jonas-head-kc-office#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Independents Midwest Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:08:00 +0000 471611 at http://supermarketnews.com Harris Teeter introduces annual fee for online shopping http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/harris-teeter-introduces-annual-fee-online-shopping <div class="node-body article-body">Harris Teeter said Thursday it has launched a new option as part of its Express Lane Online Shopping program — an annual fee rather than a monthly or per-order payment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/harris-teeter-introduces-annual-fee-online-shopping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/online-retail/harris-teeter-introduces-annual-fee-online-shopping#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Kroger Online Retail Harris Teeter Kroger Co. North Carolina Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:57:00 +0000 471561 at http://supermarketnews.com Sobeys to challenge provincial ban on pharmacy rewards http://supermarketnews.com/pharmacy/sobeys-challenge-provincial-ban-pharmacy-rewards <div class="node-body article-body">Sobeys said it would launch a legal challenge to a resolution by pharmacists in Alberta that would prevent patients from collecting reward points for pharmacy purchases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/pharmacy/sobeys-challenge-provincial-ban-pharmacy-rewards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/pharmacy/sobeys-challenge-provincial-ban-pharmacy-rewards#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Laws & Regulations Pharmacy loyalty cards Sobeys Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:07:00 +0000 471551 at http://supermarketnews.com Lidl CEO confirms U.S. plans, with delay http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/lidl-ceo-confirms-us-plans-delay <div class="node-body article-body">The chief executive of German discount giant Lidl confirmed plans for a U.S. rollout, but said stores would open later than some analysts anticipated.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/lidl-ceo-confirms-us-plans-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/lidl-ceo-confirms-us-plans-delay#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Deep Discount Lidl Schwarz Group store openings Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:27:00 +0000 471541 at http://supermarketnews.com Kroger promotes Massa in HR http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/kroger-promotes-massa-hr <div class="node-body article-body">Kroger Co. on Wednesday said it would promote Timothy Massa to group VP of HR and labor relations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/kroger-promotes-massa-hr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/executive-changes/kroger-promotes-massa-hr#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Executive Changes Kroger Kroger Co. 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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:41:00 +0000 471531 at http://supermarketnews.com AMI members approve association merger http://supermarketnews.com/meat/ami-members-approve-association-merger <div class="node-body article-body">AMI general members voted today to join their organization with the North American Meat Association. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/ami-members-approve-association-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/ami-members-approve-association-merger#comments Latest News Meat Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:39:00 +0000 471521 at http://supermarketnews.com 7-Eleven hot foods now include chicken nuggets http://supermarketnews.com/meals/7-eleven-hot-foods-now-include-chicken-nuggets <div class="node-body article-body">Building on a successful hot foods menu, 7-Eleven has launched bite-sized Chicken Dippers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meals/7-eleven-hot-foods-now-include-chicken-nuggets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meals/7-eleven-hot-foods-now-include-chicken-nuggets#comments Latest News Meals 7-Eleven Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:59:00 +0000 471501 at http://supermarketnews.com