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Kroger fell$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $50.34. Safeway fell$. 16 or. 5 percent, to $34.71. Supervalu rose$. 05 or. 5 percent, to $9.38.
NEW YORK— Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. On Monday, Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser noted that his company and Family Dollar have different business models.
Kroger fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $50.89. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.94. Supervalu rose$. 09 or 1.0 percent, to $9.21.
Kroger rose$. 83 or 1.7 percent, to $51.00. Safeway rose$. 13 or. 4 percent, to $34.96. Supervalu rose$. 24 or 2.7 percent, to $9.12.
Kroger rose$. 96 or 1.9 percent, to $51.13. Safeway rose$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $34.90. Supervalu rose$. 07 or. 8 percent, to $8.95.
Kroger rose$. 69 or 1.4 percent, to $50.17. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.79. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $8.89.
Kroger rose$. 57 or 1.2 percent, to $50.05. Safeway rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $34.86. Supervalu fell$. 04 or. 4 percent, to $8.87.
Kroger rose$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $49.67. Safeway fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $34.80. Supervalu fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $8.90.
Kroger fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $49.30. Safeway rose$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $34.65. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $36.82.
Kroger fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $49.20. Safeway rose$. 01 or percent, to $34.46. Supervalu rose$. 05 or. 6 percent, to $8.30.
WASHINGTON— U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year. Retail sales rose just 0.2 percent last month, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, held back by a sharp drop at building and garden supply stores. Sales also fell at restaurants and at auto dealers.
WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department releases rPiletail sales data for June. The report will come out at 8:30 a.m. EDT Tuesday. Economists now expect growth of 3 percent, according to a survey released Friday by the National Association for Business Economics.
July 10- Shopping center owner and operator Regency Centers Corp offered to buy AmREIT Inc for about $433 million to expand in Texas and Georgia. AmREIT's shares jumped as much as 14.6 percent to the offer price of $22 before giving up some of the gains, while Regency's stock rose marginally.
July 2- Kroger Co said on Wednesday it would buy Vitacost.com Inc, a health products retailer, for about $280 million in a bid to expand its presence in the profitable health and wellness niche popularized by Whole Foods Market Inc..
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.
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.
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Stocks on Thursday were little moved, a day after rallying on reassurances from the Fed.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
NEW YORK, June 19- U.S. stocks were little changed on Thursday, after four straight days of gains sent the S&P 500 to a fresh record high, as economic data was not enough to entice investors to push equities higher.