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Grocery Stores

  1. omicron
    Now We Have to Worry About Groceries, Too?Store shelves are looking emptier for some very real reasons.
  2. shopping
    The Grocery Gambit for New York RestaurantsAs the city faces a long, cold alfresco winter, chefs have increasingly become shopkeepers.
  3. openings
    A ‘Zero-Waste’ Grocery Store Is Open in BrooklynPrecycle is a new shop with a mission.
  4. boycotts
    Kroger Facing Backlash After Closing Stores in Minority Communities“It’s boycott time.”
  5. meal kits
    Blue Apron Plans to Sell Its Meal Kits in Grocery StoresIt’s in “active conversations” with supermarkets.
  6. kale sales
    NYC’s First Whole Foods 365 Opening Featured Long Lines and Lots of Cowbells“Honestly, it’s better than all of the Whole Foods stores in Manhattan.”
  7. shopping guide
    Here Are the Whole Foods Products You Can Find Right Now on AmazonThe interesting assemblage includes ice cream, frozen pizza, and lots of canned beans.
  8. grocery stores
    How Amazon Can Help Whole Foods Fix ItselfThe tech giant has the chance to help the grocery chain get back to its original mission, while still keeping an eye on the future.
  9. grocery wars
    Whole Foods Says It’s Actually Lowering PricesIt’s centralizing purchasing to bring costs down, but that could limit selection.
  10. food waste
    U.K. Supermarket Chain’s New Delivery Trucks Will Run Entirely on Food WasteWaitrose says the vehicles can run 500 miles on biomethane, a by-product of rotting food.
  11. surpluses
    Analysts Say Food Prices Have Tumbled to a ‘Completely Unprecedented’ LowA dozen eggs for $1 and buy-one-get-one steaks are signs of “irrational pricing.”
  12. closeout
    Another Beloved New York Grocery Chain Is Filing for BankruptcyThis time it’s Garden of Eden.
  13. Grocery Wars
    Report: The D’Agostino Grocery Chain Is for SaleKey Food is rumored to be interested.
  14. Bones to Pick
    Man Claims He Found a Bone in His Whole Foods Trail Mix“I can only imagine what other body parts I was eating while consuming that bag.”
  15. Lawsuits
    A Judge Threw Out the Lawsuit Accusing Whole Foods of OverchargingBecause the customers who filed it didn’t save their receipts.
  16. Animal Welfare
    All of Trader Joe’s Eggs Will Be Cage-Free in 9 YearsThe announcement follows a petition that went viral and hit 100,000 supporters.
  17. News
    Snow Collapsed the Roof at This New Jersey Trader Joe’sThe company is trying to move its 160 employees to other area stores.
  18. The Hunger Games
    Panicked D.C. Residents Clear Out Supermarket’s Cheese AisleIt’s a real struggle to survive out there.
  19. Minimum Wage
    Will Labor Laws Kill Food Co-ops As We Know Them?They fear their volunteer model will be targeted by labor officials.
  20. Price Check
    Whole Foods to Pay $500,000 for Overcharging NYC Customers [Updated]It refused to pay the $1.5 million the city originally demanded.
  21. Bad Investment
    Whole Foods Shares Have Dropped Nearly 50 PercentInvestors are “almost uniformly negative on the company.”
  22. Drama
    Whole Foods Says It Will Stop Selling Food Made by PrisonersAnother knock against the grocer.
  23. Comebacks
    Hydrox Cookies Will Return to Stores This MonthThe “original Oreo” is coming back very soon.
  24. News You Can Booze
    Target Might Try Letting People Drink Booze While They ShopThe company has applied for a liquor license in Chicago to test the idea.
  25. Lawsuits
    Shareholders Are Now Suing Whole Foods for Overcharging CustomersA federal lawsuit claims the chain broke SEC laws by misrepresenting its value to investors.
  26. Price Check
    Whole Foods Executives Admit to Overcharging Customers“Straight up, we made some mistakes.”
  27. Legal Action
    Here Come the Whole Foods LawsuitsThe first was filed a day after New York announced an investigation into the grocer’s prices.
  28. Price Check
    Whole Foods Under Investigation for ‘Routinely’ OverchargingThe high-end chain’s food might literally be too expensive.
  29. Price Cutters
    Whole Foods Struggles to Move Past ‘Whole Paycheck’ ReputationCoupons! Flash sales! Buy-one-get-one free-range chicken!
  30. Paper or Plastic
    Cobble Hill Grocery Store Pits Celery Stalks Against Incoming J.CrewWe don’t need another J.Crew, they say.
  31. Booze You Can Use
    Run For the Border: Cherry Hill Okays Booze Sales at Grocery Stores and Big-Box
  32. Empire Building
    Sahadi’s Makes Big Expansion PlansBrooklyn’s beloved Middle Eastern grocer will add 1,500 square feet.
  33. Gone Green
    Albertson’s Embraces Zero-Waste Program, Thwarts Freegan ActivismSupervalu, which owns the ubiquitous supermarket chain, plans to divert 90% of its waste away from landfills at 40 stores.
  34. Grocery Wars
    Labor Protests Hit Vons, Albertson’s, and Ralph’sIt’s not quite a strike…just yet.
  35. Mediavore
    Food Poisoning Strikes Selena Gomez, Jennfer Hudson, and The Playboy JazzCertain locations of the pie-making chain close in the middle of lunch service while customers are still eating.
  36. Mediavore
    Red Bull Killer Found Not Guilty; What’s In a $1,200 Kebab?Gold leaf and champagne help boost the price of Andy Bates’ ultra-luxe Middle Eastern offering.
  37. Mediavore
    Gas Prices Affecting Food Choices; Bin Laden Death Speech Interrupts ANGRSome Angelenos spend more time at the food bank than the supermarket now that gas has risen way past four dollars a gallon.
  38. Mediavore
    VH1 Announces Famous Food; Free Dish at Cafe GratitudeHeidi Montag and Ashley Dupre will star in a new cable show that follows them opening a restaurant with some other reality dimwits.
  39. Mediavore
    Colonel Sanders Threatened; What Padma’s Baby EatsAn old letter is unearthed showing a death threat to the king of KFC.
  40. Mediavore
    Coffee Drinkers Unfazed by Wawa’s Price Hike; Moderate Drinking MayPlus: Attorneys argue that pizza is not a missile; and fear of an impending nuclear disaster in Japan has grocery stores shelves stripped bare, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Grocery Stores
    Some Park Slope Coop-ers Are Just Sending the Help to Cover Their ShiftsAnd, as you might imagine, the members who aren’t doing that are pissed.
  42. Crime Scenes
    Ralph’s Admits You’ve Been Getting Ripped Off (Again)The supermarket giant pleads no contest to 62 misdemeanors for overcharging customers, with sentencing planned today.
  43. Openings
    And Here’s Another Convenience Store With a Stumptown BarIs Stumptown the new Slurpee?
  44. Mediavore
    Evan Kleiman Calls For More Farm Food in The City; PETA Kills Dancing ShrimpThe Good Food host seeks to increase access to actual good food, while animal rights activists protest a seafood dish in Sacramento.
  45. Foodienomics
    The Park Slope Co-op Makes More Money Than Whole FoodsOn a per-store basis, at least.
  46. Mediavore
    The Jersey Shore Spawns a New Wave of Creative Young Chefs; Heavy Drinkers LivePlus Whole Foods will inform customers how all meat animals are raised, and federal law will require movie theaters menus to post calories, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. Mediavore
    Drive Through Grocery Store to Open in South Jersey; 380 Million Eggs RecalledPlus Moscow liquor stores ban vodka and cognac sales between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m.; and CSAs are big in the Berkshires.
  48. Empire Building
    Fairway Comes to the Upper East SideA three-story market will open in a former Barnes & Noble on 86th Street.
  49. Openings
    Sprouts Opening in Culver City This WednesdayWith a similar feel to Trader Joe’s, this healthy grocer sources most of its produce from Southwestern farmers and bakes its own bread.
  50. Empire Building
    Whole Foods Tarzana Opens Wednesday to Snare You a DateA wine and tapas bar will no doubt become a social hub.
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