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Consumer Goods Industries

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  • Inside Amazon's Warehouse

    Inside Amazon's Warehouse
    Elmer Goris spent a year working in Amazon.com's Lehigh Valley warehouse, where books, CDs and various other products are packed and shipped to customers who order from the world's largest online retailer. The 34-year-old Allentown resident, who has...
  • Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get

    Why we're fat, Part 4: Outside forces affect what we eat, how much exercise we get
    Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight. All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
  • City health inspections tough even for toniest of restaurants

    City health inspections tough even for toniest of restaurants
    Close watchers of Chicago's food scene may have been surprised to learn that Alinea — one of the most highly regarded restaurants in the city and the world — failed its routine health inspection a month ago. But what may seem like a big...
  • Corn Products' CEO double stocks price with acquisition, strategy and sunny disposition

    Corn Products' CEO double stocks price with acquisition, strategy and sunny disposition
    Ilene Gordon certainly wasn't the first young girl in the 1960s to balk when told she had to take home economics instead of shop class. It's what she did about it that foreshadowed her path to the latest list of Fortune magazine's 50 most powerful women...
  • Gaming preview 2012: From PlayStation Vita to 'Halo 4'

    Gaming preview 2012: From PlayStation Vita to 'Halo 4'
    Gaming in 2012 is going to be a very wild ride, with the introduction of two new consoles, a return to the "Halo" universe and the potential for even more entertainment choices. The PlayStation Vita and the Nintendo Wii U are both expected to hit the...
  • 5 gadget trends to watch at CES

    5 gadget trends to watch at CES
    Like a stereotypical beauty pageant, it looks like thin will be in at the world's largest annual gadget convention next week in Las Vegas. At the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show, computer makers will be pushing a new breed of ultra-thin,...
  • Majoring in chic at L.A.'s fashion schools

     Majoring in chic at L.A.'s fashion schools
    In a bustling part of downtown L.A., a high-rise is teeming with stylish young women in short skirts and full makeup wheeling small suitcases in and out of elevators on their way to class. They're students at the Fashion Institute of Design &...
  • China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root

    China: A domestic wine industry starts to take root
    A few months before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, I read a blog post by an Atlantic Monthly correspondent about Chinese wine. Chinese what? I grew up outside New York City, where I ate hundreds of pounds of lo mein and pork-fried rice but didn't see, taste...
  • Forget gastric bypass surgery

    Forget gastric bypass surgery
    Two years ago, we introduced you to Terry "Doc" Pundiak, an impressive Cheapster who managed to keep the same razor sharp for more than 30 months by brushing it backward over his forearm. If you saw him today, you probably wouldn't recognize him. Terry...
  • Connecticut lawmakers push for clearer rules about genetically modified foods

    Connecticut lawmakers push for clearer rules about genetically modified foods
    Recent federal court rulings on genetically modified foods have left Connecticut activists more than a bit baffled about what sort of legislation they can propose to ensure that consumers know whether their food has been altered through genetic...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Alice Waters

    Patt Morrison Asks: Alice Waters
    Little bistro, huge impact. Like a different sort of miracle of the five loaves and two fishes, Chez Panisse, the landmark Berkeley restaurant, and its founder and guiding spirit, Alice Waters, have leveraged a small temple of slow, local and organic food...
  • Livestock industry wins Supreme Court appeal

    Livestock industry wins Supreme Court appeal
    A state law mandating "humane treatment" of downed livestock headed for the slaughterhouse was unanimously overturned Monday by the Supreme Court. At issue was whether federal regulations dealing with inspection of domesticated animals about to be...