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  • Robert Miller, the former vice chairman of Kroger, and CEO of both Fred Meyer and Rite Aid, has been named by Wild Oats Markets to be its non-executive chairman of the board, replacing John Shields.

  • Published reports say that Steven Cain has been dismissed from his position has head of Cole Myer’s food and liquor business in Australia. No reason was given for the decision. Cain has largely been credited with helping to turn around the business, improving sales and building up its fresh and private label offerings, though he also has been unpopular because of layoffs precipitated by his restructuring of the company.

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