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SPROUTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

CEO Jack Sinclair discusses sales gains, marketing investments, private label and more in a conference call with securities analysts on Nov. 8.  Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers

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RECORD TURNOUT AT NFRA CONVENTION

Manufacturers held an estimated 3,600 meetings with retailers. Here’s a look at the strong numbers. More than 1,400 industry executives — a new record —

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NOTABLE QUOTABLES

Why Kroger uses ‘fresh’ in dairy as a differentiator; why you won’t see big jumps in promos; how shoppers, manufacturers and retailers are shifting inflation

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BEAN GUM & CREAM CHEESE

Kraft Heinz is among many companies facing commodity shortages. In a recent call with securities analysts, the company noted that bean gum is a key

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IRI TO OFFER NEW PANEL INSIGHTS

IRI, the Chicago-based research firm, has launched the IRI OmniConsumer Receipt Panel, which will source receipt data from 120,000 active households where they shop. The

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PELTZ VS. BEN & JERRY’S?

Now that Nelson Peltz has gained a seat on the board of Unilever, observers think the activist investor may try to exert influence over the

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TOM BRADY’S AVOCADO ICE CREAM

Champion quarterback Tom Brady’s favorite ice cream is a unique concoction. Here are the ingredients for making four servings: 1 avocado- peeled and pitted; 4

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MOSAIC OPENS VEG-ONLY FROZEN-ONLY STORE

From direct-to-consumer delivery to directly-with the-consumer, this Brooklyn upstart is expanding and stretching new boundaries. Brooklyn-based Mosaic Foods, a three-year-old company that produces and delivers

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ARE COOLER SCREENS COOL?

Well, yes and no. Some say they’re annoying. Others say they sell more product and strengthen brands. Are Cooler Screens a boon for manufacturers and

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