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  • Business First of Buffalo reports that Ahold’s Tops Markets is scheduled to open a new Martin’s Super Food Store prototype today, replacing the old Tops International Store that used to exist in the same location.

  • The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced yesterday its strong opposition to legislation introduced in the US Congress that would levy a National Sales Tax.

    "Radical proposals to impose a new, multi-billion dollar sales tax regime on all Americans would threaten the U.S. economy and will have far-reaching, negative impacts on American consumers," said RILA President Sandy Kennedy. "This legislation would hit low and moderate income Americans the hardest, punishing those least able to pay."

  • Food Lion has launched Butcher’s Brand Premium Beef, a new private label line that it describes as having “new, strict quality standards for marbling, texture and aging.”

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