Stocks rise amidst a wealth of economic data and big-name earnings reports.
Groceries are losing business to big-box chains and dollar stores. There's little room for strategy in a business with razor-thin margins.
When advertising inserts go, so will what's left of the industry.
Avon is downgraded to 'sell' at UBS, and financials are downgraded at JMP Securities.
F5 Networks and Mellanox are upgraded and Stanley Black & Decker is downgraded.
Traditional supermarkets are losing ground as the competition for consumer dollars heats up.
The trend is not Safeway's friend and a rescue looks unlikely.
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