A shopping center under development in Newark, N.J., will be anchored by a ShopRite instead of a Wal-Mart, as previously planned. Mayor Cory Booker, who is running for the U.S. Senate, reportedly favors the switch. New Jersey's Wakefern Food plans to build a 67,000-square-foot ShopRite store.
Middle-age and older Americans are less likely than in the past to eat right, exercise and maintain a healthy weight. In 1988, 42% of Americans ages 40 to 74 said they ate five or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily; in 2006, the figure was 26%.
Kroger finished its monthlong "Summer of Beer" campaign. The program included a party giveaway, in-store marketing and promotions on Budweiser, Miller Lite, Coors Light, Corona, Heineken and Sam Adams beers.