supermarkets and grocery stores

There's a big problem with the Kroger-Albertsons supermarket merger |  CNN Business

There’s a big problem with the Kroger-Albertsons supermarket merger | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — When Christine Martinez found out last month that Kroger and Albertsons were planning to merge in a deal worth nearly $25 billion, she thought, “here we go again.” Martinez lost her job as a pharmacy technician following an earlier supermarket mega-merger: Albertsons’ $9 billion combination with Safeway in 2014. That …

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Chicken prices are finally starting to come down.  You can thank busy roosters |  CNN Business

Chicken prices are finally starting to come down. You can thank busy roosters | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Over the past year, while some meat prices have fallen, chicken prices have remained stubbornly high. High demand, supply issues and even breeding issues with underperforming roosters kept the pressure on. The supply shortage has even prompted some restaurants, like Wingstop, to experiment with less popular items like thighs. But …

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Restaurant sales are on the rise.  But dining out is on the decline |  CNN Business

Restaurant sales are on the rise. But dining out is on the decline | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Restaurant chains reported sales growth in the third quarter. But more sales do not mean more customers. In fact, industry watchers are noticing that foot traffic to restaurants has decreased in recent months. Indeed, as inflation eats away at consumers’ budgets, many have cut back on restaurant visits and eaten …

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