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Top 10: Rumored Kroger-Ahold merger, PepsiCo's new strategy and wildfires take a toll on wine
Top 10: Rumored Kroger-Ahold merger, PepsiCo's new strategy and wildfires take a toll on wine

A rumored merger deal between Kroger and Ahold, PepsiCo's approach to e-commerce and the damage caused to wineries by the California wildfires were among the week's top stories.

Top 10: Changes at Whole Foods, Nestle, Panera drew readers this week
Top 10: Changes at Whole Foods, Nestle, Panera drew readers this week

Stories about Whole Foods, Nestle, Panera Bread resonated with SmartBrief readers this week

Top 10: Stories about dairy topped this week's most popular food and beverage news
Top 10: Stories about dairy topped this week's most popular food and beverage news

News about dairy drew interest from readers this week. Find out what else made the top 10 in food and beverage news.

Amazon books strong sales of Whole Foods private-label foods
Amazon books strong sales of Whole Foods private-label foods

Top 10: CPG brands, private-label foods, reflections on a restaurant career

McCafe to debut bottled coffee
McCafe to debut bottled coffee

Four executives announced they will leave Reckitt Benckiser, Lidl has plans to expand to Ohio and McDonald's will roll out bottled McCafe coffees for grocery retail.

Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods dominates this week's top 10
Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods dominates this week's top 10

Amazon finalized its acquisition of Whole Foods this week, and SmartBrief readers were drawn to news about how the deal will impact the industry.

Top 10: Trader Joe’s favorite foods, Target's remodels and a turnaround plan at Ruby Tuesday
Top 10: Trader Joe’s favorite foods, Target's remodels and a turnaround plan at Ruby Tuesday

Top 10: Trader Joe’s favorite foods, Target's remodels and a turnaround plan at Ruby Tuesday

Top 10: Chuck E. Cheese gets a new look, Applebee’s returns to its roots
Top 10: Chuck E. Cheese gets a new look, Applebee’s returns to its roots

Chuck E. Cheese shows off an updated format, Applebee's brings back meal deals

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The most popular stories this week talked about big changes at various business, from Tyson Foods to Kraft Heinz and Oprah.