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  • PETA urges Food Lion to drop ads using live animals Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:54 PM ET

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.— PETA is giving its two cents to Food Lion, urging the supermarket chain to stop using live animals in its advertisements. In a statement on its website, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Food Lion should "create eye-catching ads without resorting to the use of deprived, captive wild animals. Food Lion spokeswoman Christy...

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $71.49. Supervalu fell$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $11.05. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 37 or. 8 percent, to $48.44.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 10:38 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 27 or. 4 percent, to $72.11. Supervalu rose$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $11.13. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose$. 31 or. 6 percent, to $49.12.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.53 or 2.1 percent, to $71.84. Supervalu fell$. 26 or 2.3 percent, to $11.10. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 55 or 1.1 percent, to $48.81.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.37 or 1.9 percent, to $72.00. Supervalu fell$. 25 or 2.2 percent, to $11.12. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 42 or. 9 percent, to $48.94.

  • Gwyneth Paltrow fails $29 food stamp challenge Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 1:04 PM ET

    All eyes have been on Gwyneth Paltrow this week, to see if she could survive on $29 worth of food for the week; but did she manage?

  • Bad news, doughnut lovers! Prices are soaring Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 11:46 AM ET
    Box of donuts

    It got more expensive to have a sweet tooth last month.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    Kroger fell $1.21 or 1.6 percent, to $72.17. Supervalu fell$. 34 or 3.0 percent, to $11.02. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 52 or 1.1 percent, to $48.84.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 54 or. 7 percent, to $73.37. Supervalu fell$. 11 or 1.0 percent, to $11.36. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 85 or 1.7 percent, to $49.36.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $73.62. Supervalu fell$. 11 or 1.0 percent, to $11.36. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 56 or 1.1 percent, to $49.65.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.31 or 1.7 percent, to $73.91. Supervalu fell$. 22 or 1.9 percent, to $11.47. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 78 or 1.5 percent, to $50.21.

  • Could this beer make you more beautiful? Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:46 PM ET

    Suntory, has launched “Precious," a light beer targeted predominantly at women. Yet this drink has a secret ingredient: collagen.

  • Walgreens says it froze pay for senior executives in 2014 Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Drugstore chain Walgreens froze pay late last year for a few hundred senior executives as part of a cost-cutting plan. A spokesman for Walgreens says the company raises pay annually in November, but decided in 2014 that senior leaders would not receive a pay increase. Walgreens took a 45- percent stake in Alliance Boots in 2012 in return for $6.7 billion...

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.00 or 1.3 percent, to $74.22. Supervalu fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $11.63. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 69 or 1.4 percent, to $50.30.

  • *To spend most in China and Russia. COPENHAGEN, April 15- IKEA, the world's biggest furniture retailer, plans to spend up to 3 billion euros on new shopping centres over the next 5-7 years, aiming to cash in on the popularity of its stores by collecting rent from retailers keen to set up nearby. Several supermarket groups such as France's Carrefour have pursued a...

  • CANBERRA, Australia— Australia's biggest supermarket chain on Wednesday apologized and pulled down a website that has been widely criticized of commercializing the centenary of the country's Veterans' Day. ANZAC stands for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, which was part of a disastrous British-led ground invasion of Turkey's Gallipoli...

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.11 or 1.5 percent, to $75.22. Supervalu fell$. 13 or 1.1 percent, to $11.69. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 93 or 1.8 percent, to $50.99.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 67 or. 9 percent, to $75.66. Supervalu fell$. 13 or 1.1 percent, to $11.69. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell $1.18 or 2.3 percent, to $50.73.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    Kroger fell$. 46 or. 6 percent, to $75.87. Supervalu fell$. 22 or 1.9 percent, to $11.60. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 91 or 1.8 percent, to $51.01.

  • Johnnie Walker reinvents the…glass? Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 3:59 AM ET

    Johnnie Walker has established a new drinking experience — one that allows drinkers to hear a “personalized” tune while they sip on a glass of whisky.