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  • Starbucks, which has more than 7,000 locations around the world, has announced plans to open its first store in Paris, France, early next year.

  • United Airlines said Tuesday that it plans to expand its "buy on board" meal program to more than 200 daily flights in and out of Denver and Chicago for 90 days starting Oct. 31. The move follows a test that the company said went well.

  • In the UK, Sainsbury has opened a new "foodie" store in London that offers a number of fresh foods in a farmer's market-style environment.

  • Canada Safeway employees who are members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) union have overwhelming approved a new contract offered to them by the company.

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