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11 once-popular grocery stores that closed their doors forever

Dozens of regional and national supermarket chains have gone under over the decades, including A&P and Alpha Beta.

I bought the same groceries at Wegmans, Whole Foods, and ShopRite, and one was clearly the most expensive

Between Whole Foods, ShopRite, and Wegmans, it can be hard to judge which store offers the best bang for your buck.
The loaves produced by the Wilkinson Baking Company "BreadBot."

A new robot promises to make the dream of oven-fresh bread every 6 minutes a reality

One intrepid company is setting out to turn robots into bakers with the Breadbot.
LinkedIn software designer Aniruddh Chaturvedi in 2011.

The most surprising things about food in America, according to a Silicon Valley engineer who moved from India 7 years ago

LinkedIn software designer Aniruddh Chaturvedi moved to the US from India in 2011. One of the things that surprised him most about American culture was the food industry in the US, including the huge portion sizes at restaurants and the phenomenon of free soda refills.
From left: Sainsbury's CEO Mike Coupe, Walmart International CEO Judith McKenna, and Asda CEO Roger Burnley.

Sainsbury’s is buying Asda from Walmart in a $10 billion deal — but an analyst warned it could ‘unravel acrimoniously’

Asda is valued at £7.3 billion ($10 billion) on a debt-free basis. Sainsbury's will buy the bulk of shares from Walmart for £2.9 billion ($3.9 billion) and Walmart will receive a 42% share of the combined businesses.

13 tricks retailers use in stores and online to make you overspend — and keep coming back for more

Retail is notorious for using sneaky strategies — in stores and online — to make you spend more money than you anticipated. Here are some of the most common.
Publix and Wegmans are the best supermarket in the US.

The best supermarkets in America

Publix and Wegmans are tied for first place as the best supermarkets in the US.
A man cleans the window of a shop advertising a "closing down sale" in central London.

A terrible Christmas for retailers could be disastrous for the UK’s economic growth

Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser on Thursday became the latest retailers to report disappointing sales over Christmas.
A shopper checks her shopping list in a supermarket in London, Britain April 11, 2017.

Supermarket prices are rising at the fastest rate in 4 years as Brexit hits shoppers hard

"Prices are rising fastest in markets such as butter, fish and cola," market research firm Kantar Worldpanel said.
A Tesco shareholder leaves after attending the company's annual general meeting in London, Britain June 26, 2015.

Tesco accountants ‘falsified documents’ to hide £250 million black hole, court hears

'Falsifying documents to minimise audit risk generates a significant amount of work for our teams,' the report said.