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  • The Nutrition Business Journal reports that the low carb food and beverage category grew a whopping 104 percent last year, to $1.4 billion in sales.

  • Piggly Wiggly Carolina has announced that it will implement a biometric payment system in all the checkout lanes of its 116 stores.

  • Tesco reportedly is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire 50 percent of is in talks to purchase 25 Chinese hypermarkets owned by Taiwanese Ting Hsin International Group.

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