Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Tuesday Afternoon News

Walmart Plans Small for the Future
Walmart is planning to open a smaller version of its large Supercenter store format in the Los Angeles area, one of the first of a new breed of smaller stores that it hopes can deliver a new phase of U.S. growth

Tops Rebranding Acquired BiLo Stores
Tops Markets, LLC said Friday it would change the banners of the Quality Markets, P&C and BiLo stores it purchased in January from the bankrupt Penn Traffic Co. to its own name. 

Whole Foods buying Greenlife stores in Chattanooga and Asheville, NC

The Haagen-Dazs Brand Celebrates 50 years of all Natural Flavor
The brand will offer free Haagen-Dazs ice cream from 11am- 3pm in front of Gristedes supermarket at 350 E86st in Manhattan

A Vital Step Towards Safer Food
Andrew Kimbrell demands Congress address the problem with unsafe food

SEIU Elects First Female President
In Washington, D.C., SEIU board members chose Mary Kay Henry as the successor to Andrew Stern.

NJ Residents Favor Wine and Spirit Sales in Supermarkets
more than three out of every four New Jerseyans who consume alcohol support a proposed change the state law to permit wine and spirit sales in supermarkets.

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