Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Whole Foods Brooklyn update, Amish Market opens a new store & Wednesday Morning One Liners...

The Brooklyn Whole Foods is being 'revised' according to a Company spokesman.

U.S. antitrust regulators will resume work scrutinizing organic grocer Whole Foods' merger with rival Wild Oats, the Federal Trade Commission said in an order issued on Monday.

Calling this November’s ballot an “economy-killing” political mess, the Colorado Economic Leadership Coalition Monday came out against the proposed right-to-work amendment and several labor-backed counter-measures.

Amish Market's new store the 'Food Cellar' is opening today, and Supermarket News has a write up about it.

A Local Blog isn't too excited about the new upscale market in the LIC.

This blog has some great inside photos of the new store.

The Gristedes on 14th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue has shuttered, but only temporarily for renovations, according to a spokesman for the company.

Large retailers are looking towards Solar Power and other energy saving approaches to save money in difficult economic times.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration here has proposed fines of $133,000 against C&S Wholesale Grocers for alleged “repeat and serious safety violations” at its warehouse in Windsor Locks, Conn.

Citing continued corruption, a federal judge has ordered a one-year extension of government oversight of the New York City carpenters’ union, which has spent 14 years under supervision.

Mayor Bloomberg has endorsed 3 Democrats in State races.

Here's an editorial on the EFCA & Wal-Mart

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