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Maybe it isn't too early for Christmas

...all the early Christmas hoopla, but one British supermarket chain seems to have the right idea in a recent ad promoting...idea that 'Christmas Is For Sharing.' The British supermarket chain Sainsbury's is drawing praise for a nearly four-minute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/connor-threlkeld/2014-11-13/maybe
Supermarket chain Publix recalls Asian snack mix for improper labeling

NEW YORK - Supermarket chain Publix is recalling a snack mix because the label doesn't warn shoppers that it contains peanuts.Peanuts can cause a serious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/supermarket-chain-publix-rec
Whole Foods to roll out rankings for produce

...supplier's farming practices.Most notably, the supermarket chain says its "responsibly grown" labeling system for...nevertheless seen its sales growth slow as traditional supermarket chains and big-box retailers have muscled in on the market...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/whole-foods-roll-out-ranki
Business news

...vegetables as "good," "better" or "best" based on the supplier's farming practices.Most notably, the supermarket chain says its "responsibly grown" labeling system for produce and flowers will prohibit the use of several common pesticides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-15/business-news
Butterball mystery: Few details on why turkeys didn't fatten up

...declined to say whether the issue has been resolved or provide details on the extent of its shortage. But Big Y, a supermarket chain based in Springfield, Mass., said in a statement that it had been notified by the company that orders across the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-19/butterball-mystery-few-det
Stocks gain for fifth day on unemployment report

...28 after the home decor company issued an earnings forecast that was below Wall Street analysts' estimates.? Supermarket chain Kroger rose 89 cents, or 3 percent, to $30.25 after the company's fourth quarter profit handily beat Wall Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-07/stocks-gain-fifth-day-unem
Bi-Lo buying Reid's grocery stores

The parent company of the Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie grocery store chain is buying the Sweetbay, Harveys and Reid's supermarket chains for $265 million.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-30/bi-lo-buying-reids-grocery
Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo recall ground beef: E. coli risk

Supermarket chains Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo are recalling some ground beef because of the risk that the meat has been contaminated with E. coli...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-02/winn-dixie-bi-lo-recall-ground-beef
How loyalty programs influence the way you shop

...you use your loyalty card helps them tailor their marketing to you.Kroger, the nation's largest traditional supermarket chain, still has a traditional loyalty program that gives shoppers the special prices listed on shelves. The Cincinnati-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-25/how-loyalty-programs-influ
Economy adds 175,000 jobs; jobless rate climbs to 7.6 percent

...McGahen sought work for about nine months. He settled for a part-time job in the produce section of Publix, a supermarket chain."It's certainly not a long-term plan," McGahen said. "But it keeps me busy. It keeps my skills from atrophying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-07/economy-adds-175000-jobs-j