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• The National Retail Federation announced that Whole Foods Market is the recipient of its prestigious annual Innovator of the Year award. Walter Robb, Co-CEO, will accept the award on behalf of Co-CEO and Founder John Mackey during the Annual Retail Industry Luncheon at NRF’s 101st Annual Convention and EXPO on January 17.

• Dollar General has announced that it “is expanding its eCommerce offering with the addition of photo services to its retail site.” The company said that it is now offering, via its website, such services as printing and customizing photos online, including photo books, custom greeting cards, canvas printing, and video transfer, such as from VHS to DVD.
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