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Top 10 gallery: 7-Eleven eyes more Evolution Stores; NGA Show highlights

Nearly a year after a beta test in Dallas, convenience-store giant 7-Eleven is bringing its “Evolution Store” format to Washington, D.C., and San Diego.

At this year's NGA Show in San Diego, retail pundit urged grocery retailers to get "extreme" with their stores — he touted value, convenience and experience as points of differentiation. And the NGA honored retailers and elected board members at its annual meeting.

In SN's latest Off the Shelf podcast, Nielsen’s Rick Maturo says the U.S. CBD market could top $2.5 billion, and that grocery stores and other food retailers are natural destinations for the burgeoning category.

In SN's annual Whole Health survey, grocers see mass merchandisers as the biggest threats in the health and wellness category.

Supermarket News readers also caught up on news from Amazon — Amazon Go Grocery is expanding checkout-free shopping to its supermarket concept.

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