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Smart & Final Posts $4.6 Million Loss

COMMERCE, Calif., PRNewswire/ — Smart & Final Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:SFS), the value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer, today reported financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended March 26, 2017. First Quarter Highlights: Net sales increase of 6.4% to $967.0 million Comparable store sales decrease of 2.5%, including impacts of deflation, cannibalization and […]

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TreeHouse Sales & Net Income Rise

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) today reported first quarter GAAP earnings per fully diluted share of $0.49 compared to a GAAP loss of $0.06 reported for the first quarter of 2016. The Company reported adjusted earnings per fully diluted share1 for the first quarter of $0.61 compared […]

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Meijer Opens 2 New Supercenters in Indiana

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Meijer opened new 192,000-square-foot supercenters today in McCordsville and Franklin, Ind., bringing residents a new one-stop shopping option that features low prices on groceries, high-quality merchandise and a full-service pharmacy that makes family health care a priority. The new stores will also offer the Shipt home delivery […]

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Peet’s Coffee Expands Chilled Distribution

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Peet’s Coffee®, The Original Craft Coffee™, has launched Coldcraft™, a new dedicated business unit for ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew coffee chilled distribution. Peet’s has built a brand leadership position in premium bagged coffee by providing the nation’s freshest coffee to consumers through its Direct Store Distribution (DSD) network. Under […]

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Windsor Expanding with New Plant

ONTARIO, Calif., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., will support the expansion of its frozen foods business in North America by building a new frozen appetizer production plant in Joplin, Mo. The new facility, located near its existing plant in Carthage, will open in late 2017. The company has entered into a sales agreement […]

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NFRA Sets 15th ‘June Dairy Month’

Harrisburg, PA – Consumers can expect money-saving promotions in the refrigerated dairy aisles this June as the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) celebrates the 15th annual June Dairy Month. This year’s theme, Discover the Cool Possibilities, communicates to shoppers that the dairy is full of versatile and innovative products that go way beyond […]

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Denningham Promoted to Pres. & COO at Albertsons

BOISE, Idaho, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Albertsons Companies today announced Wayne Denningham, EVP & Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the new role of President and Chief Operating Officer for Albertsons Companies. Bob Miller remains Chairman and CEO, a role he has held since April 2015. Denningham will continue to lead store operations […]

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KeHE Opens LEED-Certified DC in Atlanta

Naperville, Ill.-based KeHE Distributors has opened a new distribution center in Douglasville, Ga., an Atlanta suburb. The state-of-the-art, 450,000-square-foot facility joins KeHE’s network of 17 distribution centers that provide natural and organic, specialty and fresh products to natural food stores, grocery stores and specialty retailers throughout North America. The LEED-certified facility employs energy-efficient practices, from water […]

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