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Kroger fell$. 53 or 1.1 percent, to $48.94. Safeway fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $34.25. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 44 or 1.1 percent, to $38.32.
*Amazon expected to expand food sales at home and abroad. BERLIN, July 8- Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations, in the hope they can persuade consumers to add more profitable items like clothes and computers to their orders of fruit and vegetables.
Tony Shiret, retail analyst at Espirito Santo, says Marks & Spencer's clothing range needs to "find its place" in the market.
Crumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the problems facing Marks and Spencer and the pressure on CEO Marc Bolland to turn the company around.
BERLIN, July 7- Aldi and Lidl have a new weapon in their battle to be Germany's discount grocery number one: Coca-Cola. Both are still expanding abroad- particularly in Britain and the United States. There are now six times as many Aldi or Lidl stores per person in Germany as there are Wal-Marts per person in the United States.
Fried chicken is seeing servings rise in small chains and independents while overall consumption, mostly in chains, falls.
Kroger rose$. 23 or. 5 percent, to $49.66. Safeway fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.01. Supervalu rose$. 10 or 1.2 percent, to $8.25.
Kroger rose$. 56 or 1.1 percent, to $49.99. Safeway fell$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $33.95. Supervalu rose$. 10 or 1.2 percent, to $8.25.
Kroger rose$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $49.76. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.10. Supervalu rose$. 13 or 1.5 percent, to $8.28.
In what may be a good indication of the nascent economic recovery, this year's Fourth of July barbecue is shaping up to be the most expensive ever.
July 2- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, said it would buy online grocery and nutrition products retailer Vitacost.com Inc for about $280 million to strengthen its online retailing business. Kroger said it would use Vitacost to enter new markets and new channels, along with its Harris Teeter's online order and pick-up service.
Fast food titans like McDonald's are conquering the globe, but are losing in the U.S., according to Consumer Reports.
July 2- Kroger Co said it would buy online retailer Vitacost.com Inc for about $280 million in a bid to expand its online presence. The biggest U.S. supermarket operator's $8 per share offer repre4sents a 27.3 percent premium to Vitacost shares' Tuesday closing of $6.28 on the Nasdaq.
Berkshire Partners is in advanced talks to acquire Portillo's for close to $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
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The CEO of the chain that own's Hardee's and Carl's Jr. took some heat for an op-ed on youth and unemployment. Here's his rebuttal.
PARIS, July 1- Grocery manufacturers are struggling to adapt to the online world and need to invest in smarter packaging, presentation and supply chains to reap the long term benefits.
Here are three ways Americans are taking a different approach to breakfast. Who may be the winners and losers of the shift?