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Kroger fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $51.70. Safeway fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $34.55. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $38.78.
Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its full-year profit forecast and reported a better-than-expected 9 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by the acquisition of grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc..
Kroger rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $51.87. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.57. Supervalu rose$. 19 or 2.0 percent, to $9.68.
Sept 10- Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Canadian grocery chain Sobeys Inc, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by its recently acquired Safeway Canada.
Kroger rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $51.81. Safeway rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.62. Supervalu rose$. 21 or 2.2 percent, to $9.70.
Kroger fell$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $51.42. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.51. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $9.47.
Kroger fell$. 43 or. 8 percent, to $51.74. Safeway fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $34.54. Supervalu fell$. 19 or 2.0 percent, to $9.49.
Kroger fell$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $51.89. Safeway fell$. 10 or. 3 percent, to $34.55. Supervalu fell$. 16 or 1.7 percent, to $9.52.
Kroger fell$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $51.98. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.62. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 19 or. 5 percent, to $38.62.
Sept 9- The parent of White Rose Inc, one of the biggest independent food distributors in the New York City area, on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy and said it had agreed to sell substantially all its assets to C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc, one of the largest privately held U.S. companies.
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.
Bolthouse Farms will be setting up 'healthy snack stations' in stores with marketing ploys borrowed from junk food. USA Today reports.
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.
*PetSmart shares rise as much as 15 pct. July 3- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC said it planned to ask PetSmart Inc to explore a sale, underlining troubles at the pet product retailer. Jana Partners reported a 9.9 percent stake in PetSmart, making it the company's largest shareholder.
July 3- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC said it planned to ask PetSmart Inc to explore a sale, sending the pet product retailer's shares up 15 percent. Jana Partners reported a 9.9 percent stake in PetSmart in a regulatory filing, making it the company's largest shareholder.
Shoppers who discover they've overpaid may have more recourse to get a fair price—or better.
*Rocket Internet start-up enters self-storage market, starting in UK. *Self-storage incumbents include Safestore, Big Yellow, Lok'n Store. *UK self-storage market turnover 355 mln pounds last year.
WASHINGTON, June 21- On a Friday afternoon in March, Jose Luis Zamora pulled into a Lexus dealership in Dallas to test-drive a new car with his wife. A routine credit check matched him to Jose Hernan Zamora, a Colombian who is no relation to the Texas resident and was added to the Treasury Department's sanctions list around 1997 for his ties to narcotics traffickers.
After speaking with this young company, Jim Cramer said it should frighten much larger rivals.