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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
Dollars, food flow in from lobbyists

...well-connected former leader of the state Senate who also served on Gov. Nathan Deal's transition team. The Publix supermarket chain has hired GeorgiaLink and John "Trip" Martin, a longtime fixture in the state Capitol lobbying corps.Tudor and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-26/dollars-food-flow-lobbyists
Metro
Definitions differ for 'locally grown' trend

...from the same state where it is sold. Supervalu, which operates some Albertsons stores, Jewel-Osco and other supermarket chains, defines local as within regions that can encompass four or five states. Safeway defines local as coming from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-04-03/definitions-differ-locally
Business
Haley says eliminating corporate income taxes will help bring jobs

...Godfrey said. "The governor can only sell our state if we have the right tools to work with."The Southeastern supermarket chain now based in Greenville County announced March 12 that it had successfully merged with Winn-Dixie and would eventually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-03-24/haley-says-eliminating-corporate-in
Biz bits

...Gonzalez with conspiracy to gain unauthorized access to computer servers at Hannaford Brothers Inc., a Maine-based supermarket chain; convenience store giant 7-Eleven Inc.; Heartland Payment Systems Inc., a New Jersey-based processor of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/30/bus_561277.shtml
Business