Groceries

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Supervalu Loss Widens, Shares Skid

Grocery store operator Supervalu Inc. said Wednesday that its fiscal third-quarter net loss widened due to costs related to a turnaround plan, continued high food prices and a cautious consumer.

01/11/2012

Roundy’s Supermarkets Files For IPO

Roundy’s Supermarkets Inc., which operates 158 grocery stores in three states, expects to raise $230 million through an initial public stock offering.

12/05/2011

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Wis. Bureau: Turkey Dinner Will Cost 11 Percent More

The Wisconsin Farm Bureau says the average price of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner in the state is just over $50 this year.

11/11/2011

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Congressman Ellison Talks Food Stamp Challenge

It’s a sign of the times. A record 43 million Americans are on food stamps. About 9 percent of Minnesotans — nearly half a million people — depend on food stamps. This week in Washington, D.C., Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison has been eating on a food stamp budget of $4.50 a day.

11/02/2011

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Target September Revenue Figure Jumps

Target Corp. said Thursday that sales of groceries, beauty products and clothing helped fuel a 5.3 percent September rise in revenue at stores open at least a year.

10/06/2011

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Cutting Coupons Made Easy, Not Extreme

More and more people are turning to coupons to save a few bucks each month, but you don’t have to be an extreme couponer to save some extreme money.

09/20/2011

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Target February Revenue Figure Up 1.8 Percent

Target said Thursday that a key revenue figure rose 1.8 percent for February, helped by sales of fresh food and by shoppers with its branded cards taking advantage of a 5 percent discount, but the results missed analyst expectations.

03/03/2011

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Minnesota Grown Directory Turning 30 Years Old

The 30th anniversary edition of the Minnesota Grown Directory comes out in April.

02/09/2011

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Target’s 3Q Profit Rises 22.6 Percent

Target Corp. is projecting a merry holiday as the discounter counts on a 5 percent discount for its credit and debit card customers as well as revamping of hundreds of stores to draw in shoppers.

11/17/2010

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Food Costs On Rise, Families And Small Grocers Pay Price

We all pay for food and the price is going up, but it isn’t like a rise in gas prices. There isn’t a big sign out in front of stores telling you the price of cereal has increased, but you will be seeing it at the check-out counter.

11/10/2010

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