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  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $54.00. Safeway rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $33.96. Supervalu fell$. 23 or 2.6 percent, to $8.44.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 87 or 1.6 percent, to $54.13. Safeway fell$. 01 or percent, to $34.05. Supervalu rose$. 13 or 1.5 percent, to $8.87.

  • Court: Candidate has right to meet voters at store Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    BOSTON— Candidates for public office in Massachusetts have the right to collect nominating signatures outside supermarkets, the highest court ruled Friday in a decision that expands the rights of candidates on commercial private property. The Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Steven Glovsky was able to show that he had a right to collect signatures...

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 47 or. 9 percent, to $53.73. Safeway fell$. 01 or percent, to $34.05. Supervalu fell$. 04 or. 5 percent, to $8.70.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 81 or 1.5 percent, to $53.26. Safeway fell$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $34.06. Supervalu fell$. 23 or 2.6 percent, to $8.74.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 74 or 1.4 percent, to $53.33. Safeway fell$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $34.11. Supervalu fell$. 27 or 3.0 percent, to $8.70.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $54.16. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.24. Supervalu fell$. 11 or 1.2 percent, to $8.86.

  • Man stabbed in store, customers keep shopping Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— A Philadelphia supermarket stabbing that left a man with wounds in his face and neck didn't deter some customers, who continued to shop. Police Chief Inspector Scott Small says the attacker stabbed the man on Tuesday evening. Small says the victim's wounds left a "heavy blood trail" but about 20 customers continued to shop near it even after they...

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose $1.12 or 2.1 percent, to $54.07. Safeway rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.27. Supervalu rose$. 20 or 2.3 percent, to $8.97.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $53.30. Safeway rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.25. Supervalu fell$. 06 or. 7 percent, to $8.71.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 26 or. 5 percent, to $53.21. Safeway rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.25. Supervalu fell$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $8.75.

  • Price cuts no quick cure for Tesco's ills Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 8- Cheaper meat and vegetables should draw shoppers back into Tesco stores but it will take time for the new boss of Britain's biggest grocer to win back market share. Customers seeking to save money in a sluggish economy have turned away from the market leader to discounters such as Aldi and Lidl, igniting a price war in British grocery shopping and...

  • Oct 8- Canadian pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group Inc reported a 3 percent rise in quarterly revenue as an increase in the number of franchised stores helped offset the impact of higher sales of generic drugs. Price-controls for generic drugs, aimed at cutting costs for government and private health programs, have also hurt Jean Coutu and rivals such as Shoppers...

  • Jean Coutu's sales rise 3 pct Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    Oct 8- Canadian pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group Inc reported higher quarterly sales, helped by demand for generic drugs and the expansion of its network of franchised stores. Net profit fell to C $53.6 million, or 28 Canadian cents per share, in the quarter ended Aug. 30, from C $208.2 million, or 99 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier. The company had reported a gain...

  • Oct 6- Private equity buyout firm TPG has approached troubled British grocer Tesco PLC to buy its data gathering and analysis subsidiary Dunnhumby, which is worth well over 2 billion sterling, the Sky News reported on Monday. TPG's offer to Tesco came several months ago, when Philip Clarke was still chief executive, Sky News said, citing a source.

  • Oct 6- Private equity buyout firm TPG has approached troubled British grocer Tesco PLC to buy its data gathering and analysis subsidiary Dunnhumby, which is worth well over 2 billion sterling, the Sky News reported on Monday. TPG's offer to Tesco came several months ago, when Philip Clarke was still chief executive, Sky News said, citing a source.

  • LONDON, Oct 2- British grocer Morrisons will launch its first customer loyalty card on Friday, aiming to win back market share with a scheme that provides a price match guarantee against discounters Aldi and Lidl as well as its traditional rivals. Bradford, northern England- based Morrisons, which trails market leader Tesco, Wal-Mart's Asda and J Sainsbury,...

  • Oct 1- Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, said Walgreen Co would sell prescription drugs under its two Medicare Part D plans for 2015..

  • *Q2 like-for-like sales, ex fuel, fall 2.8 pct. LONDON, Oct 1- British grocer Sainsbury's cut its annual sales forecast and said it would review its dividend as part of a wider examination of the business, adding to the turmoil in a sector reeling from Tesco's accounting scandal.

  • 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.