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Whole Foods' profit climbs but growth slows

Whole Foods Market Inc. says its profit rose by 21 percent in the latest quarter, as the organic grocery store chain saw sales climb and costs ease. Full story

Armed robbery at a Spfld. supermarket

Springfield Police are investigating an armed robbery at a supermarket on Main Street, Tuesday evening. Full story

Summer class teaches Vt. students how to eat local

Until two weeks ago, University of Vermont nursing student Marguerite Swick would regularly drive to a local supermarket to buy easy-to-prepare food, like boxes of instant macaroni and cheese, because she didn't think she had time to prepare healthier food. Full story

Rattlesnake appears at Virginia grocery store

   Virginia grocery store managers wrangles rattlesnake before it enters the building. WSLS's Karen McNew reports.

Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies

Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Full story

News Summary: Loblaw buying Shoppers Drug Mart

BIG DEAL: Canada's largest supermarket chain said Monday that it has agreed to purchase the country's biggest pharmacy chain in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about 12.4 billion Canadian dollars ($11.9 billion). Full story

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Arden Group considering selling the company

Final Glance: Supermarkets companies

How a New Grocery Store Concept Reduces Waste and Increases Profits

Judge blocks Cracker Barrel from grocery stores

Wal-Mart India head leaves as store rollout struggles

Tesco could face investor revolt over pay report

India clarifies foreign investment rules for supermarkets

Ecuador withdraws ambassador in Peru over supermarket brawl

Safeway names Edwards to succeed Burd as CEO

Safeway shares jump as discount program boosts sales

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  Driver crashes through supermarket window

In this caught-on-camera video, an elderly driver is seen hitting another car while backing up. He then panics and drives through a supermarket window.

  Accused shoplifter get stuck in ceilng during escape

Alleged shoplifter tries to escape grocery store by climbing into the ceiling. WHDH's Nicole Oliverio reports.

  $590M Powerball winner bought ticket in Fla.

A Publix grocery store in Zephyrhills, Fla., sold a Powerball ticket worth $590.5 million, the second-largest lottery jackpot in history, to one lucky winner. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports.

  Mika Brzezinski and Diane Smith on their battles with food

Morning Joe continues its kick off of the release of "Obsessed," Mika Brzezinski's new book on food obsession, with NBC News' Dr. Nancy Snyderman and writer Diane Smith joining Mika for a discussion about how the book came to be.

  Actor’s grocery store feeds new hopes

Wendell Pierce, best known for his roles on “The Wire” and “Treme” is now launching a chain of grocery and convenience stores in places where fresh food can be hard to find. NBC’s Ron Mott reports.

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