Premier Foods dropped out of the bidding war for United Biscuits when it was unable to meet its original bid for the company in cash, leaving Blackstone as the only bidder left in the auction.
Wild Oats Markets will sell AllergyKids products in all of its stores across the country. AllergyKids offers products that help teachers identify children with food allergies.
Asda dropped the price of gasoline at its fuel centers this week, and other British grocers, including Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco, are expected to follow suit.
Wal-Mart Stores expects more than 1,000 of its locations to use the technology by year's end.
Kroger is expected to meet earnings growth of 6% to 8% for the next two fiscal years, but it is still not as likely to grow as rapidly as competitors Target and Costco, according to the author.
General Mills is launching Fruity Cheerios this week in stores. The new fruit-flavored, O-shaped cereal, which looks much like Froot Loops by Kellogg's, contains orange juice and is made mostly of corn.