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Produce, adult beverages boost Target food comps

November 16, 2017

Target Corp. said Wednesday that food and beverage comparable-store sales were up slightly in the third quarter, including an increase in the “high single digits” in produce comp-store sales. Full story

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Instacart signs up New England grocer

November 15, 2017

Instacart is expanding its relationship with Big Y to offer same-day grocery delivery service to select stores in the Boston and Worcester area. The service allows Big Y customers to complete their grocery shopping online, and have their orders delivered to their doors in as little as an hour. Full story

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Weis Markets targets young foodies

November 15, 2017

Weis Markets is launching an inventive program to teach children about food and retailing, as the company expands its education offerings in all of its stores. Full story

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Target opened its first “next generation” store

November 15, 2017

The 124,000-sq. ft. store will feature two entrances, with one offering a supermarket-style experience where customers can pick up online orders, both in-store and curbside, and buy grab-and-go items like groceries and prepared meals, reported Houston Chronicle. Full story

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Amazon’s secret plans for new grocery stores

November 2, 2017

Amazon is working with Whole Foods executives on a new format poised to disrupt the grocery industry.  During the company’s third-quarter conference call, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavon told analysts and investors that the retailer is working on developing new grocery store formats as part of its integration of Whole Foods Market. Full story

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