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For Retailers, the Waiting Has Been and Could Still be the Hardest Part

The good news for many businesses is they will soon be able to reopen. But they might have to practice the patience of Job while waiting for consumers to decide when it's safe to go shopping again.

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Channeling Mr. Twain, Writer Says Rumors of Apple’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

“I’ve been watching Apple for years,” Inc. magazine's Don Reisinger opines. “I can’t count the number of times someone has predicted its demise, only to see the company’s riches grow."

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Why Aldi Employees Always Seem to be Working

Ever notice how the grocer's workers seem to be everywhere? One minute they’re stocking shelves. Next minute they’re working the cash registers. Then they’re doing something else ...

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That's Quite a Number

777

That’s the number of new grocery stores that Impossible Foods — maker of the Impossible Burger and other plant-based “meats” — recently scored to sell its products, thanks to a deal with Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons Companies, which operates several banners including Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Safeway and Vons.

Today's Quote/Unquote:

"I think it goes up, up, up, up, up. People who weren’t comfortable dealing with Amazon for consumables, for food, for produce even, I think they’ve gotten to that habit now. … I think Amazon just takes off. The stock is only going to go up.”

 — Mark Cuban,  billionaire, entrepreneur and investor (in Amazon?), who is running with the bulls when it comes to one of the world's most successful conglomerates (CNBC).

A Company That Inspires Us

When it Comes to Convenience, This Retailer is in the Loop

Company combines its best practice of investing in technology with its mission to move the c-store industry forward with the debut of the world’s first autonomous gas station store

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Product in the Spotlight

Can You Say Plant-Based Cream Cheese?

Treeline Cheese is launching three new cashew cream cheese flavors — plain, strawberry and chive & onion — this summer to expand its plant-based product offerings.

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Throwback Thursday

The First Super Kmart Opened in 1991 in Medina, Ohio. It’s Gone Now

Retail lore has it that one of the store’s first visitors on the day it opened was none other than Walmart Founder Sam Walton (pictured right), who we assume wasn't there to buy milk and bread.

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