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Hannaford opens smaller-format store in Maine

Petco hires Goldman Sachs for sale or IPO

Amazon lowers number of adults who can share Prime account from four to two

Office Depot accelerates store closures, 175 in 2015 and 60 in 2016, ahead of Staples merger

Publix's earnings reach $1B in first half of year, up 15% from first half of 2014

And finally... Looking for a friendly face to greet your customers at the door? U.S. businesses can now rent robots from Japan's SoftBank Robotics, loaded with applications to approach potential customers, for $443 a month. Story