Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Tuesday Morning One-Liners

Everyone is talking about Walmart backing out of the New York City Council hearing tomorrow,

Brooklyn Eagle, New York Times, The Gothamist, DNAinfoWNYC

"If they don't show up it's because they don't have anything to say to refute the arguments that my colleagues and myself have put forth," Quinn told the paper.
"If they did...why wouldn't they come and rub my face in it?"
Financial Post: Walmart's New York campaign.  Supermarket News comments on Walmart's NYC website.

Public Advocate, Bill de Blasio has released a report on Walmart, citing for every two jobs they create, three are lost. [Daily News]

The Brooklyn Paper wonders if Brooklyn can handle Walmart and the side effects that come with it (parking, traffic).

Scarsdale ShopRite has a ribbon cutting ceremony, is a huge hit with the neighborhood. [Patch]

BJ's Sales Up, To Cut Jobs. [Daily Market]

A&P's magazine gets a facelift and a judge has approved their $800 million loan in New Jersey.

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