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Target adds two food and beverage VPs

Target adds two food and beverage VPs

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. said on Monday it was hiring two senior executives to advance the retailer’s food and beverage strategy. Mark Kenny, currently at Walmart, will join Target as vice president divisional, meat and fresh prepared food, with oversight for the meat, seafood, deli, bakery and prepared food categories. Liz Nordlie, now at General

Amazon innovates

SEATTLE — Recent moves by Amazon.com Inc. make it clear that the world’s e-commerce behemoth is continuing to ratchet up the pressure on traditional retail. Most recently, Amazon has invited major consumer packaged goods manufacturers, including General Mills Inc. and Mondelez International Inc., to a three-day gathering at its headquarters here in May, according to

Walmart, P&G still cream of crop

WILTON, Conn. – Walmart is the top retailer and Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) is the top manufacturer in the 2015 PoweRanking from consulting firm Kantar ­Retail LLC. Each has led its respective category for more than a decade, noted Kantar, which launched the survey in the late 1990s with the aim of identifying industry