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    1. Starbucks Shareholders Reject Executive Pay Proposal

      Starbucks Shareholders Reject Executive Pay Proposal

      Starbucks Corp. shareholders rejected the coffee company’s executive compensation proposal, a rare rebuke to a major U.S. company. The plan voted down by Starbucks shareholders Wednesday includes millions of dollars in bonus and retention pay for Starbucks’ chief executive, though the resolution was nonbinding and may not affect executives’ compensation...

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    2. Supervalu Facing Pressure From Activist Investor Blackwells Capital

      Supervalu Facing Pressure From Activist Investor Blackwells Capital

      Supervalu Inc. is facing a push from an activist investor as the food wholesaler and retailer struggles to reverse a yearslong stock slide. Blackwells Capital LLC, an alternative-investment fund that is one of the company’s 10 biggest shareholders, wants the grocery company SVU, +1.49% to sell dozens of its stores and bring in new leadership, among other demands, according to a letter viewed by The Wall Street Journal...

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    3. Whole Foods Shareholders Meet Amid Growth Concerns

      Whole Foods Shareholders Meet Amid Growth Concerns

      Whole Foods Market Inc.'s annual shareholders meeting will convene Friday amid investors' concerns about the organic-food retailer's ability to make changes to address sustained declines in sales growth and steep reductions in its share value. Some investors are saying the Austin, Texas-based company is at an inflection point: it needs to improve its performance in the increasingly competitive grocery industry, or potentially face a challenge to the board in about six months' time, according to people familiar with the matter. A Whole Foods spokeswoman declined to comment. Protest votes against directors without a competing slate of nominees are ...

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