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•  Kroger yesterday announced that "it now accepts EBT payment for digital Pickup and Delivery orders across Kroger Family of Stores, expanding customer access to fresh, healthy foods under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) … SNAP payments online make it easier and more convenient than ever for customers to purchase fresh and healthy foods. Customers can also explore nutrition facts and healthy options using Kroger's OptUP nutrition rating system for free. OptUP is easily accessible through the Kroger app or at As customers fill their carts, they can view nutrition scores for their favorite items and explore 'better-for-you' alternatives and shop items that are aligned to specialized diets, including low sodium, no sugar added or contains probiotics."

•  Fortune is out with its annual 100 Best Large Workplaces for Women list, and three retailers make the grade - at #7, Spinx Convenience Stores of South Carolina;  at #22, Wegmans;  and at #69, Publix.