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  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.12 or 2.1 percent, to $51.22. Safeway rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $33.35. Supervalu fell$. 40 or 4.7 percent, to $8.15.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 85 or 1.6 percent, to $51.49. Safeway fell$. 15 or. 5 percent, to $33.13. Supervalu fell$. 34 or 4.0 percent, to $8.21.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Kroger fell$. 74 or 1.4 percent, to $51.60. Safeway fell$. 26 or. 8 percent, to $33.02. Supervalu fell$. 24 or 2.8 percent, to $8.31.

  • No time to cook? Maybe a cyber sous chef can help Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    "The idea came out of a need my co-founders and I had in our own lives," says Matt Salzberg, co-founder and CEO of Blue Apron, a 2- year-old New York startup that delivers high-end, pre-measured ingredients to your doorstep. Supermarkets and even online giants such as Amazon and Google deliver groceries. "All these companies make the promise, whether explicit or not, of...

  • Buffett reduces stake in Tesco to under 3 percent Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 5:48 AM ET

    LONDON— Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has reduced its stake in British retailer Tesco to under 3 percent, offering a fresh slap to the struggling company. Buffett's move, revealed in a regulatory filing Thursday, was not unexpected. He told CNBC this month that his investment in the supermarket giant was "a huge mistake by me."

  • Survey shows jump in retail food prices in Ky. Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 4:01 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.— A new survey of Kentucky food prices says the rising cost of beef and pork products led to an overall 3.9 percent jump in retail food prices during the third quarter of the year. The Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation's survey was conducted last month. It listed the total cost of 40 basic grocery items at $127, compared with $122.23 in the previous...

  • Some fried chicken with your macroeconomics? Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:10 PM ET

    Myanmar faces a familiar rite-of-passage for frontier markets: a major Western fast-food chain is poised to set up shop despite widespread poverty.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Kroger fell $1.06 or 2.0 percent, to $52.34. Safeway fell$. 69 or 2.0 percent, to $33.28. Supervalu fell$. 06 or. 7 percent, to $8.55.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Kroger fell $2.06 or 3.9 percent, to $51.34. Safeway fell$. 74 or 2.2 percent, to $33.23. Supervalu fell$. 26 or 3.0 percent, to $8.35.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    Kroger fell$. 76 or 1.4 percent, to $52.64. Safeway fell$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $33.74. Supervalu fell$. 05 or. 6 percent, to $8.56.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 49 or. 9 percent, to $53.40. Safeway rose$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $33.97. Supervalu rose$. 16 or 1.9 percent, to $8.61.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $53.26. Safeway rose$. 24 or. 7 percent, to $34.01. Supervalu rose$. 20 or 2.4 percent, to $8.65.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $53.15. Safeway rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $33.92. Supervalu fell$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $8.43.

  • UK inflation falls to 5-year low Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    LONDON— U.K. authorities say inflation fell to its lowest point in five years, dropping to 1.2 percent in September as shoppers benefited from a supermarket price war and lower petrol prices. The Office of National Statistics said Tuesday the rate dropped 0.3 percent, down from 1.5 percent in August. Chris Williamson, the chief economist of Markit, says the benign...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 13- The Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, said on Monday it will remove the "humanely raised" claims from a store brand of chicken to settle a federal lawsuit claiming the retailer deceived consumers because the animals were raised under standard commercial farming conditions. Kroger and the lawyers for a California consumer filed a...

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 10 or. 2 percent, to $53.82. Safeway rose$. 27 or. 8 percent, to $34.13. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $8.64.

  • 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.