12/14/2012 - 4:35pm

Long-time Fred Meyer executive Lynn Gust was named president of the 133-store Kroger division.

12/14/2012 - 3:29pm

A federal court has ruled in favor of AstraZeneca in a case regarding a cholesterol drug, the company said.

12/14/2012 - 3:15pm

The Natural Products Association MarketPlace trade show will be suspended, the organization said, citing "new opportunities more strategically aligned with today's market needs."

12/14/2012 - 2:34pm

Baristas Coffee has launched a new line of coffee-flavored ice creams, the company said Friday.

12/14/2012 - 2:20pm

Goody, a maker of hair accessories and styling tools, is supporting the 19th annual “Today Show “Holiday Gift Drive, through a donation of more than $200,000 hairstyling accessories to benefit children, teens and their families across the country this holiday season.

12/14/2012 - 2:18pm

Diabetes patients at Kroger pharmacies who have private insurance can pay $4 for blood-glucose test strips, the supermarket operator said.

12/14/2012 - 2:04pm

Pure Ally has introduced K'wass-Up, a new malted, nonalcoholic beverage, according to the beverage maker's website. It's an "uncommon drink — for the uncommon you!"

12/14/2012 - 1:43pm

Turkish retailer Migros appears to fit Walmart’s acquisition criteria even if the timing of a potential deal is less than ideal. Turkey’s leading retailer has been in the headlines a lot this year because the company’s private equity owner, BC Partners, is reportedly looking to dump its ownership position roughly four years after acquiring a majority stake.

12/14/2012 - 1:15pm

Kroger and Walmart may be looking to buy up assets from bankrupt food company Hostess Brands, according to published reports.