Friday, August 29, 2008

Friday Morning One Liners....

Stop & Shop in-house brand sodaImage via Wikipedia
A&P here went 1-for-3 in battles over website domain names for its Food Emporium banner, winning a judgment against the registrant of, but losing similar arguments against the registrants of and, according to the National Arbitration Forum.
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A recent Whole Foods surveys concluded "Quality Trumps Price for Most Shoppers"

BJ's is opening a store in Red Hook....Brooklyn Papers.

More on Red Hook's new love for Big Box.

Ahold here said yesterday that a reluctance to pass along cost increases to customers contributed to a decline in profitability at the company, which operates the Stop & Shop, Giant of Landover and Giant of Carlisle chains in the U.S.
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Delhaize Group here said yesterday that its chief financial officer, Craig Owens, will leave the company to become the CFO and chief administrative officer for Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J., effective Sept. 30.
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Newsday Blog talks about the new Grace's in L.I.

A charge of unfair labor practice has been filed against the Covidien plant in Hobart regarding the termination of two employees, a union official said Wednesday.William Palmer and Daniel Whiteman were allegedly fired for a workplace safety violation, but Palmer said Wednesday he believes he was fired because he was backing the organization of a union at the plant.


Marketside, Walmart's (WMT) New Small Store Chain, Spotted Out In The Wild [ClusterStock]
It's everything Walmart isn't. A chain of smaller, friendlier stores with a neighborhood quality--providing fresh and prepared foods for higher prices.
Walmart has developed a game plan to transform more than 1,700 of its Garden Centers into "Game Time Headquarters," the company said Thursday. The customized areas will target supporters of local college and professional football teams. Beginning this week and running through Sept. 30, the Bentonville, Ark. giant will feature everything for football season, from team merchandise and decor to snacks and beverages

Daily News (John Lauinger): Willets Pt. summit stirs new city & biz negotiation
A new round of talks is shaping up between the city and some of the largest businesses at Willets Point after State Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith (D-St. Albans) helped kick-start stalled negotiations, the Daily News has learned.

Andrew Cuomo would be the "instant favorite" if he enters what is expected to be a crowded field for mayor next year, Gov. Paterson said yesterday.

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