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Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company expands retail sales

Jackson-based Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company has expanded retail distribution in Mississippi to the cities of Oxford, Hernando, and Southaven. The company has also added distribution in six new locations in Memphis, Tenn. The expansion results from an agreement between the Delta division of Kroger stores and Mississippi Cold Drip Coffee and Tea Company, which will be a ...

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Kroger to test Uber delivery in Mississippi

By JACK WEATHERLY Some Kroger stores in Mississippi will soon be teaming with Uber, the ride-sharing firm, to deliver groceries. The pilot program is expected for the chain’s Delta Division, which includes much of Mississippi, including metro Jackson, “sometime before the end of the year,” said spokeswoman Teresa Dickerson. “Our customers are changing and we want to keep up with ...

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Grocery giants bring click-and-buy service to Jackson area

By JACK WEATHERLY Rival grocery giants Kroger and Walmart are rolling out online shopping programs in the Jackson area. The concept is designed to save time for shoppers just as the grocers battle to hold prices down for customers. For now, Kroger’s QuickList has next-day pickup, but soon it’ll be same-day, according to Marcus Hamilton, e-commerce field specialist. Hamilton declined ...

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Addressing the food market challenge … Bill offers incentives for grocers in underserved areas

By TED CARTER A bill that has passed the Mississippi Senate and awaiting a floor vote in the House gives grocers tax credits and other incentives for opening stores in a vast swath of Mississippi underserved by food retailers. Senate Bill 2840 sponsor Sen. David Blount said his legislation grew out of concern among legislators the past several years over ...

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Judge rules against Kmart in flood damage case

CORINTH — A federal judge has denied a request from Kmart Corporation to file a corrected report on testimony of its engineering expert in a lawsuit over flood damage to one of its stores in Corinth. U.S. District Judge Glen Davidson ruled in December that changing the testimony would force both sides to incur more expense to try the case ...

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Kroger pulls product from shelves

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. is recalling Kroger Onion Soup & Dip Mix and Kroger Beefy Onion Soup & Dip Mix sold in some of its retail stores because the company has been made aware by a supplier that an ingredient in the product may have been contaminated with salmonella. Stores under the following names are included in this recall: ...

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