Monday, February 2, 2009

Fairway to open in Connecticut, Springsteen calls Wal-Mart deal a 'mistake', Monday Morning One Liners...

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Fairway gets the OK to build its first Connecticut store.

In an interview with the New York Times Bruce Springsteen calls his exclusive Wal-Mart deal a "mistake"
...“given its labor history, it was something that if we’d thought about it a little longer, we’d have done something different.”

The United Food and Commercial Workers union on Friday said it supported the White House Taskforce on Middle Class Working Families, which will be led by Vice President Joe Biden.
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Whole Foods Market last week offered to settle the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust investigation of its 2007 acquisition of Wild Oats Markets.

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An appeals court in Amsterdam has sentenced three former Ahold executives to suspended sentences and fines over their roles in the retailer's 2003 accounting scandal, reports said.
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Perry Kramer, vice president of sales operations, corporate and distributed solutions at BJ’s Wholesale Club, Natick, Mass., has been elected co-chair of the board of directors of the Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS), the standards division of the National Retail Federation here.


Gillibrand to meet with Hispanics on Immigration.

SNL doesn't care if Patterson is offended.

Bloomberg: "No joke, I'll cut 23,000 jobs"

Lawmakers say Citi should remove its name from the new Mets' stadium.
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