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  • Albertsons said on Friday that it expected to price 65.3 million shares at between $23 and $26 each, valuing the company at up to $12.35 billion. Albertsons, the second-largest U.S. grocer after Kroger Co by number of stores, highlighted in a filing that it also faced a growing threat from online grocery stores. "It's only going to get worse for Albertsons," David...

  • Keeping a tally of job cuts at major companies Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 11:07 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk by a sign outside of the Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto, California.

    September has been a month of many things for markets, among them a series of layoffs at several big-name public and private U.S. companies.

  • NEW YORK— Wal-Mart laid off 450 workers at its headquarters Friday as the world's largest retailer attempts to become more nimble so that it can better compete with the likes of Amazon.com. There are more than 18,000 people who work at the headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, a close-knit community in northwest Arkansas. While it is the behemoth of retail,...

  • Albertsons IPO will be priced at ... Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 8:50 AM ET
    An Albertsons market in Buellton, California.

    Albertsons' expected IPO price would value the supermarket chain at up to $12.35 billion.

  • Cerberus Capital Management LP will move ahead with the IPO despite volatile stock markets, underscoring the private equity firm's confidence that it can fetch a high valuation for Albertsons, Reuters reported in September. Albertsons is selling 65.3 million shares in the IPO and expects to raise up to $1.7 billion, it said in a regulatory filing on Friday.

  • Whole Foods to stop selling products made by inmates Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 9:12 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Whole Foods will stop selling products made using a prison labor program after a protest at one of its stores in Texas. Whole Foods said it has sold tilapia, trout and goat cheese produced through a Colorado inmate program at some stores since at least 2011.. Michael Silverman, a Whole Foods spokesman, said the company had sourced the products because the...

  • Where to get free coffee on National Coffee Day Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    A Dunkin' Donuts employee pours coffee in Cambridge, Mass.

    A list of popular chain stores that are offering discounted or free coffee in honor of National Coffee Day. NBC News Reports.

  • Alcoa and Media General are big market movers Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 4:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Alcoa Inc., up 52 cents to $9.59. Nexstar Broadcasting is offering $1.9 billion for the television station owner, which has offered to buy Meredith Corp. for $2.4 billion.

  • NEW YORK— Grocery chain Whole Foods is cutting about 1,500 jobs over the next eight weeks as it looks to lower prices and keep up with competition. But Whole Foods Market Inc. said in a regulatory filing on Monday that many of the reductions will come through attrition. New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs said that Whole Foods stores were overstating...

  • Sept 28- Upscale food market operator Whole Foods Market Inc said it would cut about 1,500 jobs, or about 1.6 percent of its workforce, over the next eight weeks. The cuts are aimed at reducing costs as the company invests in technology upgrades, Whole Foods said in a filing. The New York's Department of Consumer Affairs said in June it was investigating Whole Foods...

  • Whole Foods Market to cut about 1,500 jobs Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 8:08 AM ET

    Sept 28- Upscale food market operator Whole Foods Market Inc said it would cut about 1,500 jobs, or about 1.6 percent of its workforce, over the next eight weeks.

  • How to get $90M from Coke for your big idea Saturday, 26 Sep 2015 | 10:58 AM ET
    Suja Essentials

    Attracting attention from a large strategic like Coke is difficult. But juice company Suja did—and just secured a $90M deal. Here's how.

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 24- Private Canadian pork producer duBreton said on Thursday it plans to raise 300,000 additional pigs during the next three years without housing them in crates, as it seeks premium prices from food stores and restaurants for meat raised humanely. Larger Canadian rivals Olymel LP and Maple Leaf Foods Inc are already converting all of...

  • Once considered niche issues, humane food-sourcing practices like cage-free egg buying and gestation crate bans have won headline-grabbing commitments from global companies such as McDonald's Corp, Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Nestle. On Thursday, BlackRock Inc will host investment fund managers at its New York City headquarters for a "Humane Economy" event...

  • Lightning Round: Time to buy this stalled stock Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Jim Cramer gives his take at lightning speed to caller favorite stocks, including this one that is red hot buy right now.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 15- Target Corp said on Tuesday it has partnered with Instacart Inc to deliver groceries for as little as $3.99 per order, as it overhauls its food business and competes with Amazon.com Inc's grocery delivery service. One of the largest players in the segment is Amazon Fresh, which delivers in Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, and northern and southern...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 8- Poultry company Perdue Farms will buy natural meat maker Niman Ranch, which is Chipotle Mexican Grill's biggest pork supplier and a brand name on U.S. restaurant menus, the two companies said on Tuesday. Niman Ranch plans to continue producing animals in the same way after the deal closes, said Jeff Tripician, chief marketing officer.

  • Google dives into home delivery grocery game Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 3:46 PM ET
    Google Express

    Groceries from Google? You betcha! Overnight service expands to Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. Re/code reports.

  • The secret behind one sizzling hot sauce company Monday, 7 Sep 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Heatonist Purveyors of Hot Sauces in Brooklyn, New York.

    Heatonist, a small hot sauce shop, offers customers a select group of all-natural hot sauces made by small, independent makers.

  • Lawsuit over Whole Foods baked goods deemed half-baked Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 3:58 PM ET

    District Judge Joseph Irenas in Camden, New Jersey on Wednesday said claims against Whole Foods, Wegmans Food Markets Inc and Acme Markets Inc were too vague, because the plaintiffs did not show they overpaid for specific goods in response to specific signs or advertising from the defendants. Shoppers complained that the grocers sold frozen, pre-made, and...