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  • Marsh Supermarkets announced that it will open a third Arthur’s Fresh Market, this one in Indianapolis. The company already has one of the fresh foods-oriented stores operating in Syracuse, Indiana, and has another one on the drawing board for New Palestine, Indiana.

  • The Wall Street Journal this morning reports that Starbucks Corp. will raise beverage prices between three and five percent a cup – or an average of 11 cents a cup - on Oct. 6. The increases are the first imposed by the company since 2000, and are said to be due to the rising cost of milk and other commodities.
  • Canada’s Sobey’s reportedly will shutter its retail support center on Prince Edward Island, and use its facility in New Brunswick to service both New Brunswick and PEI. The move will affect almost 60 employees, who will be offered jobs elsewhere in the company.

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