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April 27, 2012
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  Retail Beat 
  • Safeway not prepping for buyout, CEO says
    Safeway CEO Steve Burd told analysts that the company is not preparing for a buyout, saying recent activities including stock buybacks and Robert Edwards' promotion to president are not "preparation for some other event." "Everything that you described -- even though you pieced them together and tried to do some sort of connection of dots -- is happening [as part of a] normal course," Burd said. Drug Store News (4/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Meijer moves forward on seafood sustainability
    Meijer is partnering with the Global Aquaculture Alliance and the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership to ensure its seafood comes from sustainable sources. "As Meijer continues to refine its seafood-sustainability program, we have internally pledged to only work with seafood suppliers that share our commitment toward seafood sustainability and have a genuine interest in being involved in the solution," said Chief Operating Officer J.K. Symancyk. Progressive Grocer (4/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Survey: Mother's Day spending will increase 10% this year
    Mother's Day celebrants are expected to spend $163 on average this year, a 10% increase compared with 2011, totaling nearly $17.2 billion, according to a Brand Keys survey. While shoppers last year favored technology gifts such as e-readers and smartphones, "this year, they're going with more traditional gifts, including cards, brunch or dinner, flowers, jewelry and clothing," said founder and President Robert Passikoff. Progressive Grocer (4/26) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Supplier News 
  • Krispy Kreme debuts lemon pie and will add peach in June
    Krispy Kreme Doughnut introduced the Glazed Lemon Pie this month at retailers. It is available while supplies last. The Glazed Peach Pie will launch in June. "The Glazed Lemon and Peach pies are the first of a new line of seasonal flavors we are excited to share with fans of our popular chocolate, apple and cherry-filled pies," said Mark LaBrecque, senior director of U.S. marketing activation. (4/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Faster salmonella test is developed by Neogen
    Neogen said it developed a 10-minute salmonella-detection test that yields DNA-definitive results in 10 hours. The test, ANSR, would replace the time-consuming polymerase chain reaction test, which relies on cycles of heating and cooling. Food Business Review (4/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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