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Americans Favor Fuel From Grocery And Wholesale Markets, Study Finds

Traditional gasoline and c-store brands continue to sell the most gasoline, but consumers are increasing their tendency to fuel-up at grocers or warehouse retailers. A survey of 4,500 consumers, completed by Market Force Information, reports that Costco and Kroger are consumers’ favorite places to fill their gas tanks as of April 2012. The survey found

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Safeway Launches “Just for U” Digital Savings

Safeway’s Just for U digital savings is an easy-to-use online and mobile savings tool that offers a fast and convenient way to save money through relevant coupons and personalized offers. To make grocery shopping easier and provide great savings, Safeway has launched the Just for U program in the company’s Oregon and Washington divisions. Just

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GIANT Acquires 16 Genuardi’s Family Market Locations

“We are very excited to have the opportunity to expand our presence in greater Philadelphia and serve new customers,” says GIANT Food Stores president. GIANT Food Stores of Carlisle, Pa. has entered into an agreement with Genuardi’s Family Markets, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., to acquire 16 Genuardi’s stores in Greater Philadelphia for $106 million.

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Safeway Offering Flu Shots

Safeway Seasonal Wellness Survey shows convenience is a key to flu prevention. To make health and wellness a more convenient part of busy fall schedules, Safeway Inc. is providing flu shots in its grocery stores where people are already shopping for many household needs, including nutritious foods and other health-related items. Safeway pharmacists are administering

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Safeway Starbucks To Offer Mobile Payments

Upcoming mobile payment rollout scheduled to take place at Safeway’s nearly 1,000 Starbucks locations. Safeway Inc., one of the nation’s largest supermarket chains, plans to roll out mobile payment in July at nearly 1,000 Starbucks in Safeway supermarkets across the U.S., including the company’s Vons, Pavilions, Dominick’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Genuardi’s stores. In addition,

Egg Lawsuit Filed in Pennsylvania Court

A group of grocery and convenience store chains, including Kroger, Walgreens, Safeway and Albertsons have filed a lawsuit claiming many of the nation’s largest egg producers, egg processors and their trade groups have engaged in a decade-long price fixing conspiracy for eggs sold to stores and restaurants nationwide, the Hoosier AG Today reported. The grocery

Shamrocks Against Dystrophy Sets $20 Million Fundraising Record

The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced that, with 92% of some 10,000 retail locations reporting, its 2010 Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser is the most successful in the event’s 27 year history.  As of today, the grass-roots initiative with a St. Patrick’s Day theme, has raised more than $20 million to advance MDA’s lifesaving mission. More Shamrocks

Lifeway Foods Donates to Haiti

Lifeway Foods Inc., makers of the probiotic dairy beverage called Kefir, will donate 5% of the proceeds from all Lifeway and Helios brand Kefir and ProBugs product sales in the U.S. generated through shipments during February to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in support of Haitian relief efforts. The effort strives to provide life-saving supplies

Listeria Found in Parkers Farm Products

Parkers Farm Inc. of Coon Rapids, Minn., is recalling products because they have the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes-fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people and others with weakened immune systems.   Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high

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