India's Bharti Enterprises plans to partner with Wal-Mart Stores and invest up to $2.5 billion in a nationwide chain of supermarkets and retail shops, a top executive at Bharti said. The massive retail project will be developed over the next eight years and create about 60,000 jobs.
Safeway will market and sell its well-received O Organics private label in more of its stores nationally beginning this month. "They have developed a very loyal and vocal following. People really appreciate the combination of quality and value," said James D. White, senior vice president of corporate brands for Safeway.