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  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $50.32. Safeway rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.65. Supervalu rose$. 09 or 1.0 percent, to $9.42.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $50.13. Safeway fell$. 01 or percent, to $34.54. Supervalu fell$. 11 or 1.2 percent, to $9.33.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Safeway rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.59. Supervalu fell$. 14 or 1.5 percent, to $9.30. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $38.68.

  • Governors: Deal may come soon in supermarket feud Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    BOSTON— The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO. In a statement issued late Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov.

  • Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $50.30. Safeway fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.55. Supervalu fell$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $9.44.

  • Walgreen stores go offline due to technical glitch Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 5:21 PM ET

    Aug 22- Pharmacy chain Walgreen Co suffered a system outage for several hours on Friday, taking all of its 8,200 pharmacy outlets offline and delaying prescription orders. The company faced a "technical issue" during a system update and had to bring the entire system offline to resolve it, spokesman Michael Polzin said.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 14 or. 3 percent, to $50.60. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.64. Supervalu fell$. 08 or. 8 percent, to $9.48.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $50.45. Safeway fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $34.61. Supervalu fell$. 10 or 1.0 percent, to $9.56.

  • Venezuela proposes fingerprinting grocery shoppers Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CARACAS, Venezuela— Venezuelans could soon have to scan their fingerprints to buy bread. President Nicolas Maduro says a mandatory fingerprinting system is being implemented at grocery stores to combat food shortages by keeping people from buying too much of a single item.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 01 or percent, to $50.54. Safeway fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.60. Supervalu fell$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $9.61.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $50.53. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.70. Supervalu fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $9.66.

  • Governor: Grocery chain fight at 'critical point' Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked an employee walkout and a customer boycott can be resolved soon.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $50.33. Safeway fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.67. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $9.68.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $50.22. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.70. Supervalu rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $9.71.

  • Carlsberg warns on profits over Russia hit Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
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    Carlsberg, the Danish brewer, became one of the first major European companies to warn over the impact of the Ukrainian crisis.

  • Nut butter recall hits Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:40 AM ET

    A unit of Hain Celestial Group is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.

  • Aug 19- Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $50.40. Safeway rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.73. Supervalu rose$. 19 or 2.0 percent, to $9.70.

  • Aug 19- Southeastern Grocers LLC, which operates supermarket chains Winn- Dixie and BI-LO, called off its plans for an initial public offering, joining a list of companies that have pulled their offerings this year. The company runs more than 650 BI-LO and Winn- Dixie stores in southeastern U.S. states of Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Georgia.