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The updated reports rank retailers by Kantars 2013 sales estimates, and include growth projections for the next five years. September 10, 2013 Grocery chain Fresh & Easy confirmed reports that its British parent Tesco LLC has sold the brand to private equity firm The Yucaipa Cos., following months of uncertainty about the 200+-unit chains future. June 13, 2013 Canadas second-biggest supermarket operator has acquired Safeways Canadian portfolio of stores in a $5.7 billion deal that pulls the Pleasanton, Calif., chain completely out of the country. May 28, 2013 British retailer Marks & Spencer takes a giant leap forward in its goal to becoming a multichannel leader with the opening of its new concept store in Amsterdam. May 10, 2013 British retailer Marks & Spencer takes a giant leap forward in its goal of becoming a multichannel leader with the opening of its innovative new concept store in Amsterdam. April 25, 2013 Safeway Inc. said it earned $118.9 million, in the first quarter ended March 23, up from $72.9 million a year earlier, helped by tax benefits. April 17, 2013 Grocery chain Fresh & Easys British parent Tesco confirmed Wednesday that it will abandon its U.S. business, selling off the 199-store chain and taking a $3.5 billion write-down. March 29, 2013 Report: Tesco exploring options for Fresh & Easy New York — British grocery giant Tesco is moving closer to selling off its U.S. Fresh & Easy division, with Tesco CEO Philip Clarke traveling to the United States next week to try and strike a deal, according to a report in the British newspaper, The Telegraph. Tesco has held discussions with Trader Joes and others about selling Fresh & Easy, but a break-up of the business is considered the most likely option, the report said. Other options include closing the business and selling off assets. March 26, 2013 7-Eleven will rebrand convenience stores in Ohios Cuyahoga and Lorain counties as part of a 19-store lease from Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Gas Partners LP.

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July 23, 2013 Skin care brand Indeed Laboratories is bringing its nanoblur and snoxin skin care products to the U.S. market, through distributor Boots USA, with exclusive availability at Walgreens and Duane Reade stores. July 22, 2013 Mark Hill Salon Professional products, created by hairstylist Mark Hill, is launching nationwide at Walgreens and Duane Reade this month. July 12, 2013 For those suffering from heart or lung disease, cancer, systemic infections or other all-too-common conditions, the science of medicine has made extraordinary advances over the past few decades. July 9, 2013 General Mills executives shared the company’s new product innovation plans during General Mills’ annual investor meeting at the New York Stock Exchange. June 26, 2013 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Mylan have launched generic versions of Pfizer’s Viagra in nearly a dozen European countries, the two companies said. June 21, 2013 A study published on bmj.com this week found that taking iron daily during pregnancy is associated with a significant increase in birth weight and a reduction in risk of low birth weight. June 12, 2013 Workers for Iran’s airline and embassy in Japan will have to go somewhere else for their big packages of paper towels. June 7, 2013 Rare diseases burden patients, caregivers For those suffering from heart or lung disease, cancer, systemic infections or other all-too-common conditions, the science of medicine has made extraordinary advances over the past few decades. But millions of patients afflicted with an uncommon and little-understood disorder often are consigned to the far margins of medical care, in many cases, for years. May 29, 2013 Domtar Corp. announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the acquisition of privately-held Associated Hygienic Products, a manufacturer and supplier of store-brand infant diapers in the United States, from DSG International for $272 million. May 9, 2013 Cider may be the most exciting new segment in the beer category. A recent report from Mintel indicated that in the United Kingdom, the market penetration of cider is now equal to lager.