Monday, April 9, 2012

Monday Morning One-Liners: Aldi, Fresh Market Expansion, Food is up at Target

Giant & Safeway have agreed to 19-month long contracts due to the uncertainty of Obama's health care plan.
[The] unusual duration of 19 months, a period during which both sides hope to gain more visibility into the potential financial impacts of changes set to take place as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the sweeping changes in national health care policy approved two years ago.
A nice little commentary in the Washington Post on new laws expanding workers' rights.

The Canadian Heritage minister has ordered a Cultural Investigation into Target, to ensure the company will provide cultural benefits to the country.

Last week Delhaize Group said it would issue $300 million in new debt in part to fund the repurchase of debts in Europe.

Food sales are up at Target.

A new Aldi will be opening in Lindenhurst NY, in 2013.  This Thursday is the grand opening of their Lake Grove-Smithtown shop.

Stop & Shop gives a big passover gift to a Queens pantry.

In Springfield, Mass. the city sent layoff warnings to 13 unions.

American Rights at Work unveiled a new blog, Union Shop- a guide to buy all things union made!

Fresh Market is planing on opening 16 new stores this year expanding as far as California.

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