User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Regional
Category: Food Distribution :: Stores
Last updated: Jul 27 2017 08:03 IST RSS 2.0
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Natural Grocers is welcomed in RiNo but there are mixed interpretations of what its arrival means 27.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
And while community leaders welcome a new food source in an area with little access to healthy options, there's been varying interpretations of what the store means. Some view it as the topping off of revitalization. Others see it as the latest -- almost predictable -- sign of gentrification.
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“Natural flavors”: A little label’s little lies 26.7.2017 Denver Post: Food
We found ourselves collectively amazed at how many unambiguously unhealthy products advertise the seemingly healthy label "natural flavors."
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United by fundamentalist Mormon beliefs, one polygamous group helps another by bringing truckloads of food 23.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Colorado City, Ariz. • It was 8:35 a.m. on a Saturday when Gabriel Owen arrived here with three tons of potatoes and a ton of wheat. He steered the old Chevy pickup and the flatbed trailer it towed into the parking lot of Meadowayne Dairy — the last grocer here serving members of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. But the commodities Owen hauled 300 miles from South Salt Lake weren’t meant to be sold on shelves. The potatoes and wheat were donations t...
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Downtown Westminster, looking to become next Front Range destination, signs Marczyk Fine Foods 20.7.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Marczyk Fine Foods announced Tuesday that it will open its third location in Downtown Westminster marking a turning point for the development.
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Ready-to-cook meals from Amazon in bid to expand groceries 19.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business.
In Utah, grocery shopping made easy — order online for delivery to your door 8.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Saratoga Springs • Shelly Thompson was all smiles when groceries ordered online from Smith’s Marketplace arrived at her doorstep. “This is going to make my life so much easier,” she told delivery woman Lana Garrard, who produced a list of items Thompson had selected on ClickList, the online grocery-ordering service introduced last August by Smith’s. ClickList originally was set up so customers could fill out an order by phone or computer, have store employees collect their items, store them in ...
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Wal-Mart upgrades to Angus beef as grocery competition heats up 4.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
Just in time for Fourth of July barbecues, Wal-Mart has upgraded its beef to certified Angus across the U.S. as the fight for food shoppers' cash intensifies.
From a roadside hay trailer to 56 stores, Moe’s Original Bar B Que is an Eagle Valley success story 2.7.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Eagle Valley's Moe's Original Bar B Que franchise started by three Alabama college pals in a hay trailer in 2002, grows to 56 stores in 15 years.
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Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands 2.7.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The latest: Amazon's move to purchase Whole Foods has spurred worries about a decline in quality and ethical standards, or that the store will become like other supermarkets.
Amazon robots poised to revamp how Whole Foods runs warehouses 26.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
When Amazon’s $13.7 billion bid to buy Whole Foods was announced, John Mackey, the grocer’s chief executive officer, addressed employees, gushing about Amazon’s technological innovation. “We will be joining a company that’s visionary,” Mackey said, according to a transcript of the meeting. “I think we’re gonna get a lot of those innovations in our stores. I think we’re gonna see a lot of technology. I think you’re gonna see Whole Foods Market evolve in leaps and bounds.” A major question about t... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact 25.6.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?
Amazon’s food offensive forcing supermarkets into 21st century 23.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Walk into a grocery store 10 years from now, and you’ll see more prepared meals, personalized recommendations and perhaps even an in-house restaurant. What you probably won’t see is a random stockpile of food and a long line at the register. Time-consuming trips and a cumbersome checkout process are some of the top challenges that grocery stores aim to tackle in coming years, and the stakes are high. Online delivery services and deep-discount chains are threatening to upend supermarkets’ long-he... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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A new platform for Whole Foods? How deal could upend grocery 22.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer’s stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood? Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week, when Amazon announced a $13.7 billion megadeal to acquire Whole Foods. The two companies have not yet detailed how their proposed union might change the experience for customers. But the deal has the potential to boost the outsized ambitions of Amazon CEO Jeff B... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon ‘whirlwind courtship’ 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the deal to be acquired by Amazon was the result of a “whirlwind courtship.” Mackey made the remarks during a town hall with Whole Foods employees after the $13.7 billion deal was announced late last week, according to a transcript of the talk filed Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mackey said mutual friends set the companies up on a “blind date” in Seattle a little over six weeks ago, and that executives immediately hit it off and e...
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Kroger takes $7 billion hit as Amazon deal compounds struggles 20.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Kroger Co. was already in trouble last week -- then Amazon said it would buy Whole Foods.
Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do a better job of collecting shopper data. They may also need to seek innovative partners of their own. Amazon’s planned $13.7 billion acquisition of the organic and natural foods grocer signals a massive bet that people will opt more for the convenience of online orders and delivery or in-store pickup, putting ev... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Amazon said to plan cuts to shed Whole Foods’ pricey image 19.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Amazon expects to reduce headcount and change inventory to lower prices and make Whole Foods competitive with Wal-Mart Stores and other big-box retailers, according to a person with knowledge of the company's grocery plans.
Can Amazon persuade enough people to buy fresh food online? 18.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazon box? Going full throttle into groceries by announcing a $13.7 billion deal for Whole Foods on Friday, Amazon gets the advantage of using the stores as mini-distribution hubs to deliver items to customers. But online delivery of groceries has been tough to pull off. Some shoppers worry about the quality of their produce and say they’re... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Jeff Bezos’s grocery shopping shakes up an $800 billion industry 17.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Amazon's surprise deal shakes up the $800 billion grocery sector by marrying Amazon's vast scale and digital prowess with Whole Foods Market's distribution network.
Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores; Dow ticks up 17.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • Amazon’s $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods sent grocery stores, big retailers, and food makers and distributors plunging Friday. Energy companies rose while other stocks were little changed. It’s rare for a single deal to have a big effect on the broader stock market, but Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods Market did. Investors wondered if Amazon will do to grocery stores and supermarkets what it’s done to sellers of goods like clothing and office supplies: force them to make big ... <iframe src="" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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