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The Wall Street JournalWhen two Wal-Mart Supercenters and a rival regional grocery opened near a Kroger Co. supermarket in Houston last year, the Kroger's sales dropped 10 percent. Store manager Ben Bustos moved quickly to slash some prices and cut labor costs, for example, by...
SunSpot StaffFrom agriculture and manufacturing to military contracting and natural gas production, Maryland's economy is diverse. And it is this broad spectrum of enterprising activity -- which also encompasses the offices of 21 federal government agencies in...
Tags: Perry Hall, Continuing Education, Government, UPS Inc., Atlanta
The Wall Street JournalAre consumers getting gouged in the dairy aisle? America's farmers are swimming in such a glut of milk that they are getting their lowest prices for the stuff in 25 years. Processors of ice cream, butter and bottled milk have seen the price of their...
Special to SunSpotAs the supermarket showdown in California wears on, labor unions across the country are at a crossroads. Negotiations to end a months-old strike against two grocery store chains owned by Safeway Inc., Vons and Pavilion are at an impasse. Meanwhile,...
Special to Baltimoresun.comWhile a strike was averted at more than 300 Giant and Safeway stores in the Baltimore-Washington region, the issues that factored into labor negotiations remain and must be addressed by both company managers and union leaders if the companies are to...
Staff WriterBRAWLEY -- The proposed construction of a production facility that could emit hazardous air emissions must first get certification from an environmental review process before receiving a permit from the Air Pollution Control District, an official said...
Money & CompanyHolding signs that said, "L.A. isn't Wisconsin," representatives of 62,000 unionized grocery store workers said Wednesday that they were very close to going out on strike against Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons supermarkets. At a news conference at the Los...
It is never too soon for folks who have given up their homes to start pointing to the day when they will once again decide to take the plunge. Whether you were able to persuade your lender to accept a payoff for less than what you owed and dump your...
Tags: Bankruptcy, Mortgages, Homes, Foreclosures, Interior Policy
There is not much time left. You may be 50, or 64 or 32 when it hits you in the gut that life is finite and if you're going to make a contribution to this world, you'd better start making it. In midlife, we reassess. We ask ourselves how we want to...
From the first time in early 1970 when William Ouellette saw the Dodge Challenger T/A in the North Star Dodge dealership in Brooklyn Park, Minn., he knew that was the car for him. Back in 1970, Ouellette was driving a well-worn 1965 Dodge Coronet 500...
Tags: Firearms, Sports Cars, Ford, Passenger Cars, Livermore
L.A. NOWIn the early morning hours, San Francisco City Hall and Coit Tower glowed with orange lights. Black and orange balloons hung from lamp posts along Montgomery Street in the Financial District. And cable cars on California Street had celebratory signs......
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