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  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $61.36. Safeway rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $34.85. Supervalu fell$. 16 or 1.7 percent, to $9.18.

  • Mobile apps still collect information on kids Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    A two-year-old girl plays an app game called, Icee Maker on her mother's IPod Touch.

    As smartphones and mobile apps become more popular, regulators have had trouble making sure firms don't collect kids' information.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 71 or 1.2 percent, to $61.69. Safeway rose$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.80. Supervalu fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $9.33.

  • Sweet! French Toast Crunch has returned Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    General Mills' French Toast Crunch cereal.

    General Mills announced the return of the previously discontinued French Toast Crunch, a toast-shaped, maple-flavored cereal.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    Kroger rose$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $61.32. Safeway rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.74. Supervalu rose$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $9.37.

  • Dec 4- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported quarterly profit above Wall Street's expectations and raised its adjusted profit forecast for the year, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.. Kroger completed its $2.5 billion acquisition of Harris Teeter in January, adding more than 200 supermarkets, mostly in the...

  • Kroger profit jumps 21 pct in third quarter Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Dec 4- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly profit, helped by the acquisition of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc, sending its shares up 5 percent in premarket trading. Net income attributable to Kroger rose to $362 million, or 73 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 8, from $299 million, or 57 cents per share, a...

  • There's a new way to get your Girl Scout cookie fix Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies.

  • BERLIN/ LONDON, Nov 27- Subdued food price inflation in Europe is unlikely to pick up any time soon, adding to the pressure on mainstream grocers as they struggle with changing shopping habits and competition from discounters. Prices paid in Europe for fast-moving consumer goods rose at their slowest pace since 2010 in the third quarter, and fell in Spain, France...

  • Online grocers pick up amid India's e-commerce boom Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Put off by snarled city traffic and a shortage of parking, more Indians are shopping for groceries online, helping e-tailers turn in profits.

  • Online grocers come up trumps in India's e-commerce boom Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    By contrast, analysts say supermarkets like More, owned by the Aditya Birla Group, and Reliance Industries Ltd's Reliance Fresh are struggling to attract enough customers to make a profit as they compete with the small neighbourhood stores where most people buy food. "You can go shop at a Walmart or Tesco in the U.S. and U.K. and they have parking.

  • New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 3:43 AM ET
    Water menu at Ray's and Stark in Los Angeles.

    Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants.

  • Cook a turkey? Butterball has an app for that Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Butterball frozen turkeys are displayed for sale at a Walmart store in Los Angeles, Nov. 26, 2013.

    Butterball's CEO sees Thanksgiving as the equivalent of the Super Bowl. And the company knows it's not your grandfather's holiday anymore.

  • Gun laws vary state by state Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:47 AM ET

    More companies, many in the food business, are asking customers to keep guns out of stores. A brief history of gun laws and guns in public.

  • *Foreigners dominate Hungary retail market. BUDAPEST, Nov 19- Multi-national supermarkets could be driven out of Hungary, a trade lobby said on Wednesday, after the government raised their inspection costs and threatened to shut them down if they fail to make a profit for two years. Hungary's economy ministry this week submitted to parliament a draft bill that...

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 19- Multi-national supermarkets could be driven out of Hungary, a trade lobby said on Wednesday, after the government raised their inspection costs and threatened to shut them down if they fail to make a profit for two years. The government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban has a record of adopting idiosyncratic laws untroubled by how they are viewed...

  • Starbucks to rollout wireless charging spots Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:28 AM ET

    Starbucks will begin a nationwide rollout of wireless charging spots in its coffee shops, Re/code reports.

  • Nov 19- Canadian grocer Metro Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by the reorganization of its Ontario store network and the acquisition of a majority stake in bakery chain Premiere Moisson. The company, which is facing intense competition from U.S. retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Target Corp, also said in June it would buy a...

  • China's investing in manufacturing in...America? Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:27 PM ET
    Miao Wang, filmmaker

    In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."

  • UK supermarket sales fall for first time on record Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    The U.K. grocery market has fallen into decline for the first time on record, as discount retailers lead a price war.