Nearly 1 in 6 Americans go hungry. Most at risk: children and the elderly. Companies are rushing to help during the holidays.» Read More
NEW YORK, Sept 10- Kroger Co has been a strong performer in 2014, rising almost 31 percent year-to-date, but Goldman Sachs thinks investors are underestimating the grocery-store chain and recommends buying calls in the company ahead of its results. His forecast for Kroger's earnings in the current quarter are also ahead of consensus expectations.
After a stunningly bad August jobs report, traders are hoping next week's employment and consumer-related data will prove the report was an anomaly.
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CNBC's Sara Eisen reports Kroger is looking to add 20,000 jobs.
Aug 21- Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected a $9 billion buyout offer from Dollar General Corp and issued a sharp rebuke to accusations its CEO favors a smaller bid from Dollar Tree Inc because it would allow him to keep his job.
The company, nSpired Natural Foods Inc., a subsidiary of Hain Celestial Group, has received four reports of illness that may be associated with the products, according to a news release dated Tuesday.
Aug 20- A natural food company is voluntarily recalling certain peanut butters and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other major grocery outlets because government testing found they may be contaminated with salmonella.
A unit of Hain Celestial Group is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.
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.
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A California-based stone fruit producer, who ships to retailers including Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Whole Foods, has expanded its stone fruit recall.
Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming rival retailers though it will likely face a fairly volatile trading day after it reports.
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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.
More Americans are fueling up at supermarkets and warehouse clubs instead of traditional service stations, according to a new survey.