Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Aldi comes to NYC, Millennium Market opens another store, Happy Birthday A&P

A&P CanadaImage via WikipediaAldi to open New York City store in 2009.

They're also in the midst of a discrimination suit for firing a cashier for refusing to work Sundays due to religious belief.

Khim’s Millennium Market, a natural and organic food store based here, has opened its fifth and largest location in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.

A&P launched a mail order pharmacy program.

Borders Group Inc. named Ron Marshall, former Pathmark CEO, as its new chief executive Monday as part of a management shakeup aimed at turning around the struggling bookseller's balance sheet.

This year the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., Inc. is marking its 150th year in business, making it the oldest food-retailing company in the United States.

The Stop & Shop stores in Brooklyn raised $12,744 as part of The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company’s record-breaking year with Food for Friends. Stop & Shop’s 19th annual Food for Friends campaign surpassed its $1 million goal for 300 local hunger relief organizations throughout the Northeast.

The first Wal-Mart neighborhood market opened in Virginia...They also opened one in Florida today.

Wal-Mart also continues to violate Connecticut state tax laws, even after promising to comply.

The Animal Defence League of Canada is celebrating a "major victory" after Wal-Mart Canada agreed to pull a type of Chinese-made slippers that contained real rabbit fur from its shelves.

New York Gov. David Paterson's proposal to levy an 18 percent "obesity tax" on carbonated beverages in 2009 has spurred the beverage industry to register its objections.

Sandwhich chains are flourishing in the bad economy. looks inside "Trader John's"

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