Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Tuesday Afternoon News

A&P Accuses Stop & Shop of Lying About Lower Prices
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. Inc., is flinging charges that Stop & Shop lies to consumers about having lower prices than A&P. 

A&P Announces Closure of 25 Stores
The stores that are closing are located in New York, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut and will affect 2,000 staff. 

Woodbridge A&P on Rout 35 Closing in October
Woodbridge, NJ-- The A&P store on Route 35 is among the 25 stores being closed this fall by the owner of the A&P and Pathmark chains. 

Walmart Says Employees Chose to Remain in Store During Flood
Authorities had warned managers of the impending flood the night before-- but now Walmart says it was the employees' choice to stay. Nobody was asked to stay or forced to stay at any point in time.

CBS News: 4 Big Questions About Walmart's Earnings

Connecticut Wal-Mart Wetlands Approval Will Stand
Brooklyn, CT-- A superior Court judge denied an appeal by Brooklyn residents to the Inland Weltands Commission approval for a Wal-Mart Super Center. 

Daily Mail: Union Strikes West Virginia Ballistics Laboratory
Rocketcenter, W.VA-- About 700 workers have walked off the job at a Mineral County plant after contract negotiations with Alliant Techsystems failed to reach an agreement. 

Remodeled Target Opens Including Grocery Store In Donelson, TN
The Target store is scheduled to reopen August 19. The store, branded by the company as PFresh, will add fresh produce, meat and baked goods. 

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