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Mild weather and promotions drive strong sales growth
By RBR Staff Writer
Waitrose saw its highest growth rate in a normal trading week for six months, with sales excluding fuel up 8.4% per cent, driven by the mild weather and strong promotional activity.
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Kroger Opens 2,000th Fuel Center Location
The Kroger Co. today announced the opening of three new fuel center locations this week – in Abingdon, VA; Decatur, GA; and Louisville, KY – that bring the company's fuel center locations total to 2,000.
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China’s Sinopec to sell 30% stake in its retail unit
By RBR Staff Writer
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced plans to raise $17.4bn by selling a stake in its nationwide chain of gas stations to outside investors.
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Kroger Family of Stores Hiring 20,000 Employees
The Kroger Co. (KR), the nation's largest grocery retailer, today announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions.
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Appointment of Group chief executive
The Board of The Co-operative Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Pennycook as Group Chief Executive, with immediate effect. Richard was previously Interim Group Chief Executive, a role he had held since March this year.
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Sinopec shortlists 37 buyers for fuel retail unit
China Petroleum & Chemical, known as Sinopec, has shortlisted 37 potential buyers for divestiture of close to 30% stake in its biggest fuel retail unit called, Sinopec Sales, with plans to choose a winning bidder by September end.
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CST Brands to acquire Nice N Easy convenience store assets
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based CST Brands has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes’ convenience store assets, franchisor rights and associated trademarks.
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Kroger completed merger with eCommerce retailer Vitacost.com
The Kroger Co. and Vitacost.com, a leading online retailer of healthy living products, announced the successful completion of Kroger's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost.com for $8.00 per share in cash.
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Dairy Farm to acquire stake in Yonghui Superstores for $925m
Dairy Farm International Holdings’ subsidiary, The Dairy Farm Company (DFCL), has agreed to acquire 19.99% interest in Yonghui Superstores for CNY5.69bn ($925m), as it looks to tap China’s growing consumer market.
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Woolworths trials ‘dark’ stores in Australia
Australia's supermarket giant Woolworths has launched a new ‘dark’ store in Mascot, which is exclusively dedicated to fulfilling the orders of online shoppers.
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Sainsbury’s buys remaining stake in Anobii e-books platform
Sainsbury’s has bought the remaining stake, previously held by Penguin Random House and HarperCollins UK, in the e-books platform Anobii Ltd.
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2014 First half results: continued growth - Carrefour
Strong profit growth at constant exchange rates in first half 2014
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Thailand's CP All to sell stake in cash-and-carry wholesaler Siam Makro
By RBR Staff Writer
Thailand's convenience store chain CP All is seeking to sell part of its 98% stake in cash-and-carry wholesaler Siam Makro.
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Sainsbury's launches lorry designed for cycle safety
Sainsbury’s launch a lorry designed specifically for the safety of cyclists and pedestrians.
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Conviviality brings more to the party with BB’s warehouse launch
Conviviality Retail, owners of the UK’s largest franchised off-licence and convenience chain, has announced the launch of BB’s Warehouse, a new and exciting retail brand and store concept.
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