Cereal

A flurry of flavor activity has taken place in the ready-to-eat cereal category. Yet cereal formulators could become even more imaginative.

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SUPERVALU to sell Farm Fresh stores

SUPERVALU will sell its 38 Farm Fresh stores as it focuses on its wholesale business. The company already has plans for 21 of the stores, with eight being sold to Kroger, 10 to Kroger subsidiary Harris Teeter and three to Food Lion, in deals worth $43 million total.

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The Toys R Us Opportunity

Toys”R”Us planning to close or sell all of its more than 800 stores across the U.S. creates a new opportunity for food retailers to pick up a larger share of the toy business.

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Amazon Go shares consumer insights

Two months after opening its Amazon Go concept store in Seattle, Amazon is reporting that the location is seeing many repeat customers, proving its popularity among consumers on the go. Popular items in the store include chicken sandwiches, fresh fruit and meal kits, Amazon Vice President Gianna Puerini said.

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Recent moves show online grocery trend picking up steam

Retailers are rushing to grow their abilities to deliver groceries via online orders, as recent moves by Walmart, Kroger and others show. Such moves could accelerate the trend into a $100 billion segment by 2022, three years faster than was anticipated, according to a report from Food Marketing Institute and Nielsen.

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