Cerberus and others are exploring a deal for Safeway, which could potentially shape up to be one of the largest buyouts since the financial crisis.
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Despite the high revenue, the profit margins in the grocery business traditionally have been low, but that hasn't stopped retail giants Amazon and Wal-Mart from escalating the national food fight. What gives?
Amazon plans to roll out an online grocery business that it has been quietly developing for years, targeting one of the largest retail sectors yet to be upended by e-commerce.
Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.
This market is not being kind to shorts. In fact they're getting buried, according to research done by Paul Hickey of Bespoke Investment Group.
Information technology salaries have risen 15-20 percent in India, and staff turnover is high. Enter Rural Sourcing, which offers IT employees from rural America to replace outsourced workers from India.
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Supermarkets largely have all been living in a house of pain, said Jim Cramer. However, one company is executing much better than the others.
Indian authorities are investigating allegations that Wal-Mart violated foreign exchange rules when it invested $100 million into a domestic unit owned by its wholesale joint-venture partner, a senior law enforcement official told Reuters on Friday.
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Power has been restored to nearly 80 percent of utility customers in the New York City area who were blacked out by Super Storm Sandy, but a nor’easter loomed and that could set back efforts to return to normal.
NEW YORK-- Supervalu is cutting 700 positions at grocery stores at a subsidiary in New England, two weeks after it posted a loss for the second quarter and said it was considering selling the company. Supervalu Inc., based in Eden Prairie, Minn., fired its CEO in July after closing stores and suspending its dividend. Supervalu has about 14,000 employees overall.
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New Yorkers felt the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday but gasoline shortages persisted in the Northeast and emergency crews struggled to reach the worst-hit areas and restore power to millions of people.
Wall Street and two major airports reopened, and National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood victims as the Northeast limped into recovery mode Wednesday, two days after being pummeled by epic Hurricane Sandy.