GO
Loading...

Food and Staples Retailing

More

  • Food prices hit 4-year low, Russia ban hurts Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 8:20 AM ET

    The UN food price index has dipped to a four-year low as good weather has resulted in an oversupply of cereals and dairy imports have slowed.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $51.87. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.57. Supervalu rose$. 19 or 2.0 percent, to $9.68.

  • Sept 10- Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Canadian grocery chain Sobeys Inc, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by its recently acquired Safeway Canada.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $51.81. Safeway rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.62. Supervalu rose$. 21 or 2.2 percent, to $9.70.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Kroger fell$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $51.42. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.51. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $9.47.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 43 or. 8 percent, to $51.74. Safeway fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.54. Supervalu fell$. 19 or 2.0 percent, to $9.49.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $51.89. Safeway fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.55. Supervalu fell$. 16 or 1.7 percent, to $9.52.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Kroger fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $51.98. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.62. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $38.62.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 24 or. 5 percent, to $52.17. Safeway fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $34.65. Supervalu rose$. 13 or 1.4 percent, to $9.68.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $52.09. Safeway fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.66. Supervalu rose$. 14 or 1.5 percent, to $9.69.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $52.54. Supervalu rose$. 10 or 1.0 percent, to $9.65. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $39.37.

  • Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    Walgreen has named Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein to its board, and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director for the nation's largest drugstore chain.

  • Market Basket chain begins recovery after turmoil Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    RAYNHAM, Mass.— Alice Farrington has her pick of four supermarkets, all a quick drive from her home. After a six-week protest that cost Market Basket millions in lost sales, the company announced that an agreement had been reached for Arthur T. Demoulas to buy the chain, putting him back in control of the century-old business.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 41 or. 8 percent, to $52.26. Safeway fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $34.61. Supervalu rose$. 09 or 1.0 percent, to $9.55.

  • Kroger says it will hire 20,000 more workers Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Supermarket chain Kroger said Friday it will hire about 20,000 workers to fill permanent jobs. Kroger Co. is the largest U.S. supermarket operator and it runs Ralph's, Fry's, and other chains. Kroger said the jobs are now available and said it hopes to fill them as soon as possible.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 30 or. 6 percent, to $52.15. Safeway fell$. 01 or percent, to $34.69. Supervalu fell$. 09 or 1.0 percent, to $9.37.

  • BISMARCK, N.D., Sept 4- North Dakota's oil boom has fueled a construction bonanza for new supermarkets, restaurants and clothing stores. But try finding a Rite Aid, Walgreens or other national pharmacy chain in the state, the fastest-growing economy in the nation, and you'll be largely out of luck.

  • Starbucks through the years Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 10:04 AM ET

    Starbucks has been successful for years but as with any famous coffee chain, there is a history behind the success.

  • BOSTON, Aug 28- Employees of New England supermarket chain Market Basket on Thursday cheered the return of their ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, after he inked a reported $1.5 billion agreement to buy the company from his cousin to end a family power struggle and worker revolt. The Boston Globe valued the deal at more than $1.5 billion.

  • European shares steady, UK grocery firms slip Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    *FTSEurofirst 300 flat, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.2 pct. *Seadrill falls after below-forecast earnings. Declines in individual shares included UK grocers Sainsbury and Tesco slipping 2.2 percent and 1.3 percent respectively after data from Kantar Worldpanel showed UK grocery market sales rose 0.8 percent in the 12 weeks to Aug. 17, a 10- year low.