Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Mid-Week Round Up

Stop & Shop expands their sustainable seafood initiative.

Whole Foods profit beats estimates.

The Coney Island commission agrees to amend their plan.

Atlas Park will lose the Amish Market, in Glendale Queens.

UFCW Local 7 has extended their contract negotiations with King Soopers and Safeway, again.

Raymour and Flanigain takes the former site of Circuit City in Manhattan, a site Wal-Mart was rumored to be interested in.

A&P Shoppers will be able to digitally link coupons to their loyalty card.

Politics

While the recent 10 cent increase in the state minimum wage may indeed provide modest assistance to low-wage workers and their families, many wonder if the pay they receive will ever amount to a so-called ‘living wage.


NY Daily News: Union big shots push for Cuomo.

Carolyn Maloney is expected to announce that she will not enter the primary and challenge Gillibrand.

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