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Some supermarket chains bagging self-serve checkout

...being much more satisfied with their supermarket experience when they used traditional cashier-staffed lanes.Supermarket chains started introducing self-serve lanes about 10 years ago. Retailers also anticipated a labor savings, potentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-09-26/some-supermarket-chains-ba
Supermarket-owned gas stations a good idea

...hometowns. Kroger, one of America's largest supermarket chains, believes that it will work, and its enthusiasm...would spend $5,724. This study is good news for supermarket chains, but the comparison that it makes is a bit deceptive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/03/ent_255000.shtml
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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
Organic farms scale up to meet growing consumer demand

...Albertson's and other big supermarket chains expanding their organic offerings...entry of Wal-Mart and other supermarket chains will "lead to organic produce...health conscious consumers and supermarket chains, farmers and ranchers are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/05/bus_83495.shtml
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The Supermarket Shopper: The Bank provides simplicity, savings in one isle

...aisle from the deli? That's what is happening in the United Kingdom. Tesco and Sainsbury's, the two largest supermarket chains, have gone into the banking business. Tesco calls its bank Tesco Personal Finance. It is a joint venture with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/29/ent_227012.shtml
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French vintners pitted against health workers in battle over wine ads

...already. France's vintners have for years suffered a steady erosion of their livelihoods by margin-squeezing supermarket chains, falling demand at home and the growing popularity of Australian and American wines abroad. A government crackdown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/01/foo_420756.shtml
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Hearty soup gets cheesier with added ingredients

...The soup begins with browned ground beef. Recently, finding lean ground beef has become a bit confusing at many supermarket chains. Ground beef used to be listed by cut, and ground sirloin was much leaner than ground chuck, which was leaner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/24/kar_390638.shtml
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Mad cow disease forces slaughterhouse to fire 110 workers

...products. Neighboring Norway, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have barred imports of Danish meat, and some Swedish supermarket chains voluntarily pulled the meat from their shelves. As a result, Danish Crown was forced to fire 110 employees, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/03/tec_282481.shtml
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Low Wal-Mart labor costs play role in supermarket strikes

...Officials at Kroger and the nation's other dominant supermarket chains - Ahold, Albertsons Inc. and Safeway Inc. - cite...Institute, a New Jersey-based trade group. "The supermarket chains are still profitable, but executives see their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/21/bus_397875.shtml
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Is organic growing too much?

...Wal-Mart, Safeway, Albertson's and other big supermarket chains expanding their organic offerings, the transformation...County, worries the entry of Wal-Mart and other supermarket chains will "lead to organic produce becoming a commodity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/31/bus_83505.shtml
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