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Fresh Food

Sprouts Officials Speculate on Effects of Tariffs on Fresh Food

Current produce deflation is crop-driven, but officials from the Phoenix-based retailer anticipate tariffs could trigger further drops in some categories.

Retailers

Specialty Grocers Dodging Whole Foods' Prime Push

On the heels of relatively strong sales, officials from Natural Grocers and Sprouts signal Whole Foods' momentum could be someone else's problem.

Dave McGlinchey ascends from SVP role to helm all of Sprouts' merchandising initiatives; retailer posts 12% quarterly sales gain.

The retailer said new stores, higher prices drove positive comps, despite Easter effect

CFO Brian Olsavsky details how "second wave" integration is drawing shoppers amid high invention level.

CEO Dave Hirz cautious on hot promos despite deteriorating price environment as cost controls boost Q2 earnings.

Lead strategic investor Smithfield pondering options after partner abruptly collapses; Tops among impacted retailers.

Branded meal kits, backed by Smithfield and Campbell, were profitable, former executive says.

In a conference call, the retailer touted technology expansion and aim to be favorite "four-walls and no-walls" grocer.

The distributor and activist shareholder are bracing for a contested board election at annual meeting

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