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  • 'Underestimate Tesco at your peril': Pro   Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 3:00 AM ET
    'Underestimate Tesco at your peril': Pro

    Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager at Schroders, says Tesco still has a large market share and the stock has fallen to prices at which it is an attractive buy.

  • Oct 6- Private equity buyout firm TPG has approached troubled British grocer Tesco PLC to buy its data gathering and analysis subsidiary Dunnhumby, which is worth well over 2 billion sterling, the Sky News reported on Monday. TPG's offer to Tesco came several months ago, when Philip Clarke was still chief executive, Sky News said, citing a source.

  • Oct 6- Private equity buyout firm TPG has approached troubled British grocer Tesco PLC to buy its data gathering and analysis subsidiary Dunnhumby, which is worth well over 2 billion sterling, the Sky News reported on Monday. TPG's offer to Tesco came several months ago, when Philip Clarke was still chief executive, Sky News said, citing a source.

  • Groupon unveils cash-back grocery shopping app Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    Groupon is unveiling an app in the U.S. called Snap that gives shoppers cash back when they purchase certain grocery products in stores.

  • LONDON, Oct 2- British grocer Morrisons will launch its first customer loyalty card on Friday, aiming to win back market share with a scheme that provides a price match guarantee against discounters Aldi and Lidl as well as its traditional rivals. Bradford, northern England- based Morrisons, which trails market leader Tesco, Wal-Mart's Asda and J Sainsbury,...

  • *Q2 like-for-like sales, ex fuel, fall 2.8 pct. LONDON, Oct 1- British grocer Sainsbury's cut its annual sales forecast and said it would review its dividend as part of a wider examination of the business, adding to the turmoil in a sector reeling from Tesco's accounting scandal.

  • How Tesco is 'stuck in the middle'   Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:20 AM ET
    How Tesco is 'stuck in the middle'

    Natalie Berg, grocery research director at Planetretail, comments on U.K. supermarkets - such as Sainsbury's and Tesco - and says the challenge for Tesco is that they're not "sure what they're about".

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast and said it would assess its dividend policy as part of a strategic review after second-quarter sales fell sharply, adding to the turmoil in the grocery market.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after trading fell sharply in the second quarter, dragged down by intense competition in a UK grocery market growing at its slowest pace for more than 20 years.

  • LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's J Sainsbury cut its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday after trading fell sharply in the second quarter, dragged down by competition in a UK grocery market growing at its slowest pace for more than 20 years.

  • Bacon cheeseburger index   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Bacon cheeseburger index

    CNBC.com's Finance Editor Jeff Cox breaks down the inflation in the Bacon Cheeseburger Index.

  • Iowa couple leaves big tip...for bad service   Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 8:10 AM ET
    Iowa couple leaves big tip...for bad service

    An Iowa couple flipped the script on how to deal with bad restaurant service. Instead of leaving a scathing online review, they left a $100 tip and a nice note.

  • Starbucks to buy out joint venture partner in Japan Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:00 PM ET
    A Starbucks location in Times Square, New York.

    The two-step deal is valued at about $913.5 million.

  • Vending machine salad aims to sprout a hotel trend Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    A start-up company, Farmer’s Fridge, has started selling salads from a vending machine at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare as demand grows for healthy food.

    Responding to a request from a millennial, Marriott is testing a new grab-and-go healthy option for its lobby.

  • Meat scandal continues to hit McDonald's sales Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 9:29 AM ET

    McDonald's sales fell in every region in August, hurt by a recent meat scandal in China and higher competition in the United States.

  • General Mills buying Annie's for $46 a share Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:01 PM ET
    Annie's

    General Mills will acquire organic food producer Annie's for about $820M in cash as it works to boost its presence in the natural food space.

  • Walgreen adds activist hedge fund founder to board Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Barry Rosenstein, founder and managing partner of Jana Partners

    Walgreen is naming Jana founder Rosenstein to its board and the activist investor will get a say in choosing at least one additional director.

  • Olive Garden: $100 for 7 weeks of pasta Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    Olive Garden is about to try a pretty outlandish gimmick to lure folks in the door: pasta up the kazoo. USA Today reports.

  • The all-carb diet: Olive Garden offering crazy pasta promotion

    Struggling restaurant chain Olive Garden is pulling out all the stops to get patrons back through its doors. The chain is now offering a "Never Ending Pasta Pass" that costs $100 and lasts seven weeks.

  • The 10 best companies for high school grads Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    A customer shops for produce at a Whole Foods Market in San Francisco.

    College is expensive. If you are armed with only a high school diploma, you may wan to start with these companies.