Monday, May 3, 2010

Monday Afternoon News...

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Neighborhood Retail Alliance looks at yesterday's NY Daily News, which made the case why Wal-Mart would be good for NYC...

Residential Development on Greenpoint Ave (46th Street) [Key Food]
The redevelopment of the Key Food property, located on 46th Street between Queens Blvd. and Greenpoint Ave., will not only include the expansion of the existing supermarket but four stories of apartments and office space above.

St. Albans Co-op Store joins Keep Local Farms:
The co-op will donate 20 cents of every gallon of milk sold to the program.

Whole Foods
to recycle wine corks
In partnership with Cork ReHarvest, Whole Foods Market will set up designated drop boxes for recycling wine corks in its stores.

Trader Joe's
to Open First Nebraska Location

On 25th anniversary of Hormel strike, participants to recall milestone struggle
On Tuesday, May 4, participants will provide perspective on the Hormel strike in a program organized as part of the “Untold Stories” labor history series.
Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania, announced today that as part of its review process of the acquisition of a majority of Penn Traffic's assets, the Quality Markets store at the D&F Plaza in Dunkirk will close in early June.

Figuring Out Food Labels:

Some food labels are designed to inform consumers. Others are meant to confuse and seduce. Here's a guide to deciphering the most common packaged-food labeling systems used in the U.S. and in other countries, as well as proposed changes to the familiar Nutrition Facts panel.

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