Why is Target's glamor continuing to fade? Business Week highlights the reasons, one of them being their dreadful labor practices...Or a former Target executive sums up the retailer’s existential moment this way:
“Target has been able to hide behind Wal-Mart’s size, and I don’t think it can do that anymore.”A supermarket in Brooklyn faces over $62,000 in fines for locking night-shift workers inside the store.
The New York City Council approved a new Brooklyn shopping center to be anchored with a BJ's Wholesale Club.
The CEO of BJ's affirms that the sale of the company was the right decision.
159 stores in NYC to satisfy their Bloodlust...The Report shows the city would be devastating: a net loss of 3,980 jobs, $353 in lost wages, 105 businesses lost in East New York alone, and 4,279 new happy Wal-Mart employees who'd have to rely on government-funded health care. [download the pdf]
NY1 Exclusive: Walmart needs 159 NYC Stores.
City Hall News: A Walmart Invasion Predicted...
Gawker: Horrifying Study: 159 NYC Walmart Stores.
Meanwhile in Chicago, Walmart is opening their 3rd store in the last few years...
Here's a list of top U.S. Urban Food Deserts, NYC comes in at #8.
Census shows that 1 in 5 New Yorkers lives in poverty.
Tentative pact reached in So.Cal UFCW Labor negotiations.