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Amazon books strong sales of Whole Foods private-label foods
Amazon books strong sales of Whole Foods private-label foods

Top 10: CPG brands, private-label foods, reflections on a restaurant career

McCafe to debut bottled coffee
McCafe to debut bottled coffee

Four executives announced they will leave Reckitt Benckiser, Lidl has plans to expand to Ohio and McDonald's will roll out bottled McCafe coffees for grocery retail.

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods dominates this week's top 10
Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods dominates this week's top 10

Amazon finalized its acquisition of Whole Foods this week, and SmartBrief readers were drawn to news about how the deal will impact the industry.

Top 10: Trader Joe’s favorite foods, Target's remodels and a turnaround plan at Ruby Tuesday
Top 10: Trader Joe’s favorite foods, Target's remodels and a turnaround plan at Ruby Tuesday

Top 10: Trader Joe’s favorite foods, Target's remodels and a turnaround plan at Ruby Tuesday

Top 10: Chuck E. Cheese gets a new look, Applebee’s returns to its roots
Top 10: Chuck E. Cheese gets a new look, Applebee’s returns to its roots

Chuck E. Cheese shows off an updated format, Applebee's brings back meal deals

CPG
CPG

The most popular stories this week talked about big changes at various business, from Tyson Foods to Kraft Heinz and Oprah.

Tabasco sauce
Tabasco sauce

New products and executive changes across CPG companies were most popular this week.

New Hershey and Coca-Cola products, Walmart's Pickup Towers and McDonald's fashion foray
New Hershey and Coca-Cola products, Walmart's Pickup Towers and McDonald's fashion foray

News about Hershey's latest snack launch, Walmart's expanded Pickup Towers program and McDonald's apparel collection were all on-trend this week.

Chick-fil-A tests family meals in three markets
Chick-fil-A tests family meals in three markets

Top 10: Chick-fil-A, Amazon, Lidl grab readers' attention

Grocery competition, Campbell and Breyers were hot topics this week
Grocery competition, Campbell and Breyers were hot topics this week

Read this week's list of top-clicked food and beverage stories, from competition on the grocery front to news from Campbell and Breyers.