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  • LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast and said it would assess its dividend policy as part of a strategic review after second-quarter sales fell sharply, adding to the turmoil in the grocery market.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after trading fell sharply in the second quarter, dragged down by intense competition in a UK grocery market growing at its slowest pace for more than 20 years.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after trading fell sharply in the second quarter, dragged down by competition in a UK grocery market growing at its slowest pace for more than 20 years.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 6:04 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $52.00. Safeway fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.30. Supervalu fell$. 19 or 2.1 percent, to $8.94.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $51.86. Safeway fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.34. Supervalu fell$. 14 or 1.6 percent, to $8.99.

  • Sept 30- U.S. drugstore chain Walgreen Co said lower insurer payments for prescriptions amid increased competition, and a rise in generic drug prices would continue to hurt margins in the current quarter, pressing its shares. Pharmacy chains such as Walgreen are contracted with health insurers and others that operate Medicare Part D drug plans.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $52.21. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.35. Supervalu fell$. 11 or 1.2 percent, to $9.02.

  • Sept 30- U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co reported its biggest jump in quarterly sales in three years, helped by higher prescription sales, sending its shares up more than 3 percent in premarket trading. Walgreen ended the year with a record 856 million filled prescriptions.

  • Walgreen posts 4Q loss on Alliance Boots charge Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance-Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain's results still met Wall Street expectations.

  • Sept 30- U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co reported a 6.2 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher prescription sales, sending its shares up more than 3 percent in premarket trading.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $51.97. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.38. Supervalu fell$. 17 or 1.8 percent, to $9.13.

  • Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 5:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday. Supervalu said the malware was installed on a network that processes card transactions at several chains, but it believes data was only taken from certain checkout lanes at four Cub Foods stores in Minnesota.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $51.81. Safeway rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.36. Supervalu fell$. 13 or 1.4 percent, to $9.17.

  • The biggest coffee markets in the world are... Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    The world's biggest market for java is seeing a surge in pod sales and upswing at restaurants.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Kroger fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $51.69. Safeway rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.39. Supervalu fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $9.26.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $51.73. Safeway rose$. 14 or. 4 percent, to $34.35. Supervalu rose$. 28 or 3.1 percent, to $9.30.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $51.64. Safeway rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.27. Supervalu rose$. 27 or 3.0 percent, to $9.29.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $51.80. Safeway rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $34.23. Supervalu rose$. 07 or. 8 percent, to $9.09.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.09 or 2.1 percent, to $51.69. Safeway fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.21. Supervalu fell$. 19 or 2.1 percent, to $9.02.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 82 or 1.6 percent, to $51.96. Safeway fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.21. Supervalu fell$. 17 or 1.8 percent, to $9.04.