Kroger rose$. 35 or 1.0 percent, to $35.42. Safeway rose$. 14 or. 6 percent, to $25.15. Supervalu rose$. 26 or 3.9 percent, to $6.95.» Read More
TEL AVIV, May 7- Super-Sol, Israel's largest supermarket chain, reported a 45 percent jump in quarterly net profit on Tuesday due to rising sales in its discount stores and cost cutting measures.
MADRID, May 7- Spanish retailer DIA, the world's third biggest discount grocer, on Monday reported first quarter adjusted net profit of 28 million euros, up 19 percent from the same period in 2012.. Dia has flourished in its home market despite a recession, thanks to its cheap pricing in a country where 27 percent of the workforce is unemployed.
Kroger fell$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $34.50. Safeway fell$. 21 or. 9 percent, to $23.74. Supervalu rose$. 12 or 1.9 percent, to $6.46.
Kroger fell$. 17 or. 5 percent, to $34.54. Safeway fell$. 19 or. 8 percent, to $23.76. Supervalu rose$. 09 or 1.4 percent, to $6.43.
Kroger fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $34.59. Safeway fell$. 35 or 1.5 percent, to $23.60. Supervalu rose$. 09 or 1.3 percent, to $6.43.
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas and Belgian supermarket retailer Delhaize are among major European companies to have been targeted by short sellers betting against their stock prices ahead of their earnings, according to data from Markit.
May 3- Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc:. *BMO Capital Markets raises price target to $48 from $38.
**LINKEDIN CORP, Thursday close $201.67, down 9 pct premarket. **VIVUS INC, Thursday close $12.95, up 4 pct premarket.
TORONTO, May 2- Loblaw Cos Ltd, Canada's largest grocer, will continue to produce clothing in Bangladesh after a deadly textile factory collapse on April 24, but promised to improve the facilities it uses there, Executive Chairman Galen Weston said on Thursday. Some of Loblaw's Joe Fresh apparel was made in Rana Plaza.
TORONTO, May 2- Loblaw Cos Ltd, Canada's largest grocer and the company behind the discount clothing brand Joe Fresh, is committed to staying in Bangladesh, but will take steps to improve facilities, its top executive said on Thursday.
*CEO still confident can keep 60 pct of business won from Walgreen fight. May 1- CVS Caremark Corp posted a higher than expected first-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by more profitable generic drugs on the market and a severe cold and flu season that boosted sales at its drugstores.
April 30- The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs on Tuesday released the following seasonally adjusted weekly data on U.S. chain store retail sales. ICSC Research said it expects April same-store sales to rise between 3 and 4 percent excluding drug store sales.
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DUBAI, April 29- Dubai retail firm Majid Al Futtaim is in advanced discussions to buy Egypt's largest supermarket chain from family-owned Mansour Group, two sources said on Monday.
NEW YORK, April 26 Fitch Ratings has affirmed its ratings on Rite Aid Corporation, including its Issuer Default Rating at' B-'. --Rite Aid's high leverage and operating statistics that significantly trail its two major competitors;.
*Takes market share from bigger rivals Magnit, X5. But costs associated with buying the Victoria chain ate into earnings, which fell sharply in the fourth quarter, Dixy said on Friday.
LONDON, April 26- Britain's financial watchdog is rewriting the rules on how fund supermarkets operate to make it easier for investors to compare the costs of buying savings products from them. But the Financial Conduct Authority says the system gives the inaccurate impression to investors that the service is free.
April 25- Shoppers Drug Mart Corp, Canada's biggest pharmacy chain, said tightened pricing controls for generic drugs will push its 2013 pharmacy same-store sales outlook to the lower end of its previous guidance.
April 25- Safeway Inc on Thursday reported first-quarter sales below analysts' forecasts, sending the supermarket operator's shares tumbling as much as 20 percent in morning trading.
April 25- Shoppers Drug Mart Corp reported a 4 percent rise in first-quarter revenue despite tighter price controls for generics, helped by a jump in sales of over-the-counter products. Canada's biggest pharmacy chain said average prescription value fell 4.8 percent in the quarter due in part to cuts in the prices of generic drugs.