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  • *Sales slump in Christmas quarter. LONDON, Feb 18- British supermarket chain Asda will emerge the winner of a brutal industry price war, its boss said on Thursday, despite the company reporting its worst ever quarterly sales performance. CEO Andy Clarke forecast only a gradual improvement in sales in 2016 but was confident the firm would maintain profitability...

  • LONDON, Feb 18- British supermarket chain Asda is likely to make only slow progress this year, Chief Executive Andy Clarke said after the company reported a sixth straight quarterly sales decline. Asda, owned by U.S. retail group Wal-Mart, reported a 5.8 percent fourth-quarter drop in underlying sales, representing further deterioration of its performance as...

  • McDonald's now selling Chicken McGriddle at two price points

    The fast food chain is offering a new chicken-and-pancake breakfast sandwich in Ohio for a limited-time test.

  • will soon be delivering new private label products to you. is quietly inviting drivers for its new "on-demand" delivery service to handle its standard packages.

  • Wal-Mart, the largest grocer in the United States, has already hired 30 field managers and plans to hire hundreds more over the next three years, people familiar with matter said in recent days. Wal-Mart spokesman Lorenzo Lopez said on Wednesday Wal-Mart was in the process of hiring managers "to help ensure quality and consistency in our fresh operations."

  • An employee arranges produce for sale at a Whole Foods Market Inc. store in Oakland, California.

    A new report suggests that organic price premiums vs. conventional pricing may still be too low from a producer and supplier standpoint.

  • Tim Hortons signage is displayed in the window of a restaurant in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

    Restaurant Brands reported a better-than-expected profit as menu items such as Burger King's new flavors of chicken fries boosted sales.

  • Burger King to add grilled dogs to permanent menu.

    Burger King is tapping into a new category on Feb. 23, launching Grilled Dogs as a permanent menu item.

  • Whole Foods offers digital coupons

    Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb, discusses pricing strategy, beating the Street's quarterly estimates and new coupons. Whole Foods posted fiscal Q1 earnings of $0.46 per share on $4.83 billion in revenue.

  • Burger King to sell hot dogs

    The fast food chain will start selling two types of hot dogs after more than 18 months of testing.

  • A customer shops for produce at a Whole Foods Market in San Francisco.

    Whole Foods reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday.

  • Pizza Hut’s Super Bowl sales hit a record

    The pizza joint sold nearly $12m across digital platforms.

  • Chipotle meets with employees on proper health and safety protocol

    The Mexican food chain met with employees Monday to address proper health and safety protocols

  • LONDON, Feb 9- British supermarket Sainsbury's continued to outperform rivals in the early weeks of the year, industry data showed on Tuesday, providing reassurance for investors ahead of the takeover of Argos-owner Home Retail. Total sales at Sainsbury's rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in the 12 weeks to Jan. 31 and its market share edged up 0.1 percentage...

  • Pizza Hut pizza in a delivery box

    Pizza Hut sold nearly $12 million in food across its digital platforms during Super Bowl Sunday, setting a single-day digital sales record.

  • PARIS, Feb 8- France called on the European Commission on Monday to do more to help its struggling livestock industry, seeking to defuse protests that have seen farmers block highways and supermarkets. France had in particular called for "market regulation measures" in proposals submitted ahead of a meeting of European Union agriculture ministers later this...

  • BANGKOK, Feb 8- Investors in Big C, one of Thailand's largest supermarket chains, cheered on Monday an up to $3.5 billion deal by France's Casino Group to sell its majority holding to TCC Group, owned by whiskey tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi. Shares in Big C Supercenter hit a 13- month high of 251 baht on Monday, just below the offer price of 252.88 baht, and jumped...

  • Football party Super Bowl

    Still debating what to order for Super Bowl 50? Well, there is no shortage of foods and deals to choose from. Here are 8 fast food deals for game day.

  • Produce at a Whole Foods store in Berkeley, Calif.

    Organic food boosters tout its health benefits, but skeptics say it's little more than marketing. Who's right?

  • McDonald's salad has more calories than Big Mac

    The Keep Calm and Caesar on Chicken Salad packs more than 730 calories and 53g of fat