Tuesday, January 22, 2008

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The FTC announced it will block further Wild Oats closures.

Former A&P executive John T. Harlow was named executive vice president and chief operating officer of Circuit City Stores

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said Vice Chairman John Menzer will retire on March 1, less than a year after he was appointed chief administrative officer.

As demand for upscale markets increases, The Fresh Market continues to grow, this time in Michigan

The Brooklyn Yards development has been delayed indefinitely from the Brownstoner: "Federal officials say they need to determine if the Officers’ Row buildings can be preserved and hold a series of meetings about the buildings with the city and neighborhood residents. Those meetings wouldn’t begin until March"

Wal-Mart seen to enter Russia within 2 Years.

Wal-Mart saves over $1 Million from an employee suggestion.

They (WMT) also announced it will cut close to 1,000 magazines they now offer.

Stop & Shop is pitching for a Super Stop & Shop in Dobbs Ferry again.

Another new 24 Hour Wal-Mart in NJ

Delhaize expects a strong 2008.

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