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6/28/2017

Target launched a test of next-day delivery for online purchases in parts of Minneapolis on Tuesday, taking aim at Amazon's Prime Pantry program. For a $4.99 fee, customers can fill a box from a roster of about 10,000 items including food, baby items, household goods and beauty products through the service, dubbed Target Restock.

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A new Market 32 by Price Chopper location has opened in Clifton Park, N.Y., and features ready-to-eat foods, expanded natural, organic and gluten-free options and locally made and grown products. The 52,400-square-foot unit is the 15th operating under the Market 32 concept, with parent group Golub Corp. expected to break ground on a location in Maynard, Mass., later this summer and open additional stores in the future.

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6/28/2017

Chobani is entering the traditional low-fat yogurt category with the launch of Chobani Smooth, which boasts twice the protein and 25% less sugar than its competitors. "This is the most delicious traditional yogurt in the marketplace," said CEO Hamdi Ulukaya.

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Fresh Del Monte Produce has joined forces with Del Monte Pacific to produce new juices, chilled fruit snacks and other healthful foods as well as launch branded retail locations. The collaborative effort will launch in the US and may expand to other markets.

6/28/2017

Nestle Waters North America has completed a $79 million plant expansion in Breinigsville, Pa., adding three high-speed lines for the Pure Life brand and resulting in the addition of 50 new employees. "The growth of our Nestle Pure Life bottling facility is being driven by overwhelming consumer demand for healthier beverage options," said Nestle Waters North America's Tara Carraro.

6/28/2017

Dermatologist Harold Lancer has teamed with celebrity Ryan Seacrest on a men's grooming line and will also roll out a $1,000 Lancer Legacy Youth Treatment to enhance his existing line. The new range, called Polished by Dr. Lancer, features five products including Antiaging Serum and SPF 30 Oil-Free Moisturizer.

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6/28/2017

Walmart Canada will expand its online offerings with the launch of a third-party Marketplace, with plans to have millions of items available by early next year, CEO Lee Tappenden said. The company will also roll out in-store pickup options as it gears up to compete with Amazon.

6/28/2017

Snack firm Wise is using partnerships with the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets to build brand awareness and expand its audience in new regions. Wise created new products for the teams, such as ball-shaped Fastball Cheez Doodles and Stadium Nacho-flavored Bravos, which allowed the brand to get into the hands of baseball fans who may not be familiar with Wise.

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6/28/2017

Gatorade is calling on fans to channel failure into success with its "Make Defeat Your Fuel" campaign. The spot features athletes such as Michael Jordan and Serena Williams discussing how their biggest upsets spurred them on to greatness.

6/28/2017

Snyder's-Lance has named Brian Driscoll its president and CEO. Driscoll, who has served in the role on an interim basis since the April departure of previous CEO Carl Lee Jr., will now hold the title on a more permanent basis.