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Politically charged, religious grocery store mailer has people up in arms — but that won't stop this business owner

Politically charged, religious grocery store mailer has people up in arms — but that won't stop this business owner

A southern U.S.-based grocery store chain is under fire after using religion and politics in a mailer to customers. What are the details? An interesting blurb appeared at the top of the most recent
Whole Foods Shelves Its 365 Store Concept

Whole Foods Shelves Its 365 Store Concept

Internal emails say Whole Foods princes have dropped since Amazon took over, making the cheaper 365 chains redundant
Europe’s grocery price wars are threatening Colombia’s banana market

Europe’s grocery price wars are threatening Colombia’s banana market

Super-cheap discount grocery stores are on the rise, and two companies are paving the way. The German brands Aldi and Lidl have gained a strong…
Supermarket Mogul Greg Calhoun Dies at 66

Supermarket Mogul Greg Calhoun Dies at 66

Greg Calhoun, the pioneering businessman who became the first black supermarket owner in the South, building it into one of the largest black-owned supermarket chains in the country, has died at 66
Kroger Is Piloting Grocery Pickup in Walgreens Stores in Retail’s Latest Plan to Fight Amazon

Kroger Is Piloting Grocery Pickup in Walgreens Stores in Retail’s Latest Plan to Fight Amazon

The partnership will also bring Kroger's private-label brands to Walgreens shelves.
An Election in Jerusalem

An Election in Jerusalem

On The New Yorker Radio Hour, A Palestinian community leader risks his life to run for a seat on Jerusalem’s city council. Plus: Curtis Sittenfeld at the grocery store; and Calvin Trillin, Super 8
Amazon’s Whole Foods is stealing customers from Trader Joe’s, analysts say

Amazon’s Whole Foods is stealing customers from Trader Joe’s, analysts say

A year after Amazon bought Whole Foods, two new reports indicate that the relatively small grocery chain is stealing away customers from rivals like Trader Joe's, Walgreens, and Dollar Tree
Kroger Will Eliminate Plastic Bags in Its Grocery Stores by 2025

Kroger Will Eliminate Plastic Bags in Its Grocery Stores by 2025

Move by nation's largest grocery will also impact Harris Teeter and Ralph's stores.
Oreo and Hydrox's 100-Year-Old Blood Feud Is Heating Up Over Claims of Hidden Cookies

Oreo and Hydrox's 100-Year-Old Blood Feud Is Heating Up Over Claims of Hidden Cookies

Created in 1908, Hydrox was the original chocolate sandwich cookie, but it was Oreo (which first went on sale four years later in 1912) that ended up dominating the market. In the decades since,
Oreo and Hydrox's 100-Year-Old Blood Feud Is Heating Up Over Claims of Hidden Cookies

Oreo and Hydrox's 100-Year-Old Blood Feud Is Heating Up Over Claims of Hidden Cookies

Created in 1908, Hydrox was the original chocolate sandwich cookie, but it was Oreo (which first went on sale four years later in 1912) that ended up dominating the market. In the decades since,
These Are the 15 Fresh Market Stores Closing Across the U.S.

These Are the 15 Fresh Market Stores Closing Across the U.S.

The stores will close in the next two to four weeks.
The UK plans to ban grocery stores from selling candy in checkout aisles

The UK plans to ban grocery stores from selling candy in checkout aisles

For a kid, the most thrilling part of the supermarket is the checkout aisle. Piled with brightly-wrapped candies, it’s the perfect opportunity to test your…
GOP Congresswoman Says Grocery Store Porn Is 'Root Cause' of School Shootings

GOP Congresswoman Says Grocery Store Porn Is 'Root Cause' of School Shootings

"Yeah, you have to reach up to get it, but there’s pornography there."
Toxic Masculinity: The New Jihad, Meek Mill’s Triumphant Return 4.25.18

Toxic Masculinity: The New Jihad, Meek Mill’s Triumphant Return 4.25.18

In episode 134, Jack & Miles are joined by comedian Megan Gailey to discuss Meek Mill getting out of jail and the Philly celebration that ensued, Kanye West continuing to tweet out madness, the
How Dollar General is taking over rural America

How Dollar General is taking over rural America

The rise of Dollar General, and the reshaping of rural America

Here’s How a Proposed Plastic Bag Ban Would Affect New York City Residents

Supporters say it will reduce plastic bag waste, but opponents warn it will hurt low-income and minority New Yorkers.
Two US grocery chains are on the verge of bankruptcy as Amazon moves in

Two US grocery chains are on the verge of bankruptcy as Amazon moves in

Bloomberg reports that Winn-Dixie parent Bi-Lo and Tops Friendly Market could both declare bankruptcy this month, an ominous shakeout in a grocery industry that is…
Amazon Just Got a Lot More Aggressive With Whole Foods Market

Amazon Just Got a Lot More Aggressive With Whole Foods Market

Amazon is cutting costs for consumers, but levying the fees on Whole Foods suppliers.