Milk, batteries and other supplies are flying off shelves as residents scramble to prepare for Sandy.
With rivals like Wal-Mart and Target taking market share, the outlook for traditional grocers is bleak.
Some feed lots and dairy farms are using Cap'n Crunch cereal and other sugary treats as a substitute for corn on a limited basis.
Faced with stiff competition from big-box retailers, traditional grocery chains are struggling to survive. Here's the list of stores that will close.
The grocery retailer is expected to show growth of 19.5%.
Stocks are up despite data showing orders for capital goods other than planes declined in July.
The ECB is considering yield band targets for a new bond-buying program. Orders for US durable goods jump, but the core number slides. Fed stimulus hopes fade. Autodesk plunges on disappointing results. Eli Lilly rallies on an Alzheimer's study.
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