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  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $50.45. Safeway fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $34.61. Supervalu fell$. 10 or 1.0 percent, to $9.56.

  • Venezuela proposes fingerprinting grocery shoppers Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CARACAS, Venezuela— Venezuelans could soon have to scan their fingerprints to buy bread. President Nicolas Maduro says a mandatory fingerprinting system is being implemented at grocery stores to combat food shortages by keeping people from buying too much of a single item.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 01 or percent, to $50.54. Safeway fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.60. Supervalu fell$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $9.61.

  • After Russia targets McDonald's, businesses on edge Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    People sit on the terrace of a now-closed McDonald's in Moscow, Aug. 21, 2014.

    So far no other prominent Western brand has reported extra scrutiny from the Russian authorities, but some say they are worried.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $50.53. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.70. Supervalu fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $9.66.

  • Governor: Grocery chain fight at 'critical point' Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked an employee walkout and a customer boycott can be resolved soon.

  • Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $50.33. Safeway fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.67. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $9.68.

  • Early Glance: Supermarkets companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    Kroger fell$. 18 or. 4 percent, to $50.22. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.70. Supervalu rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $9.71.

  • Carlsberg warns on profits over Russia hit Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    A Carlsberg advertisement

    Carlsberg, the Danish brewer, became one of the first major European companies to warn over the impact of the Ukrainian crisis.

  • Kroger in sights as gun rights fight spills into aisles Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Customer shops at a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Ill.

    Kroger, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the U.S.

  • Aug 19- Kroger Co, the largest U.S. supermarket operator, is the latest high-profile company caught in the battle over gun rights and gun control in the United States.

  • Aug 19- Southeastern Grocers LLC, which operates supermarket chains Winn- Dixie and BI-LO, called off its plans for an initial public offering, joining a list of companies that have pulled their offerings this year. The company runs more than 650 BI-LO and Winn- Dixie stores in southeastern U.S. states of Florida, Alabama, Louisiana and Georgia.

  • Aug 19- Southeastern Grocers LLC, which operates supermarket chains Winn-Dixie and BI-LO, said on Tuesday it would withdraw its plans for an initial public offering. The Jacksonville, Florida- based company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in September for an IPO of up to $500 million.

  • Shake Shack preparing for an IPO: Sources Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 3:21 PM ET
    The Shake Shack stand at Citi Field is shown in this May 28, 2012 photo in the Queens borough of New York.

    The fast-food chain is preparing to go public, seeking to tap stock market demand for popular casual dining companies, according to sources.

  • Two major grocery chains in potential data breaches Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:28 AM ET

    Two major grocery store chains—Supervalu and Jewel-Osco—said they may have been adversely affected by computer data breaches.

  • Aug 14- Supervalu Inc is in the early stages of investigating a potential data breach that could have affected more than 1,000 stores, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Aug 14- U.S. supermarket chain Supervalu Inc is investigating a potential data breach that could have affected more than 1,000 of its stores, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Supervalu had 3,763 stores as of April, according to a regulatory filing. Supervalu was not immediately available for comment.

  • LONDON, Aug 14- Supermarket Asda, the British arm of the world's biggest retailer Wal-Mart, posted a 0.5 percent rise in second-quarter underlying sales in a tough grocery market seeing its slowest growth in a decade.

  • The secret to a NY culinary institution's success Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Russ and Daughters "appetizing shop" on E. Houston Street.

    While restaurants in New York are closing every day, here's how Russ & Daughters, which serves up lox, herring and more, has endured for 100 years.

  • Gum: Here's one market bubble that hasn't popped Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    The gum market has declined a tenth in sales and a fifth in volume in the last five years, but natural gum's bubble is just inflating.