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Retailers Revise Gun Policies in Wake of Shootings

Walmart and Kroger said they would discourage open carry and urge lawmakers to pass "common sense" gun policy.

Fresh Food

1-on-1 With New NGA CEO Greg Ferrara

In WGB's September Endcap interview, the NGA's new leader talks about what's in store for grocery and the ethics that drive him.

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based retailer and its subsidiaries have agreed to reduce emissions of potent ozone depleting gases from refrigeration equipment at 576 stores under a proposed settlement with the federal agency.

The trade group honored the San Antonio-based retailer during its Total Store Expo in Boston.

Analyst predicts announcement will be "the start of the process and not the conclusion."

Leslie Sarasin and other industry leaders urge Congress to pass the trade agreement, saying it would support consumers and the U.S. economy.

The Lempert Report: American consumers want to support companies that promote similar social, political and environmental values as them.

The measure aims to close a loophole that allows unqualified parties to automatically enroll in the program.

The move comes as several retailers and states have already adopted higher wages.

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured a California avocado grove as California Avocado Commission leadership spoke of labor and water management issues.

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