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The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs accused Whole Foods of routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods. Some tips for consumers from the department:. In New York City, markets must provide a scale within 30 feet of the section where weighed packaged goods are sold or a sign directing...
NEW YORK— Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods, New York City's consumer chief said Wednesday. "These overcharges are incredibly troubling," Menin said, alleging that they continued even after Whole Foods was informed of the city investigation, which began in...
June 24- Posh supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc is being investigated by the New York Department of Consumer Affairs for overcharging customers for prepackaged meat, dairy and other goods by overstating their weight. Whole Foods, which dominates natural and organic grocery sales in the United States, is nicknamed "Whole Paycheck" for its high prices.
The relationship between Whole Foods and organic farmers is fraying, as more grocers move in according to the New York Times.
LOS ANGELES, June 10- One of the largest companies to manufacture solar panels in the United States uses a surprising resource to keep costs low and compete against producers from China: prison labor. Suniva Inc, a Georgia- based solar cell and panel maker that is backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc, farms out a small portion of its manufacturing to federal inmates as...
CHICAGO, June 5- In a January earnings call with investors, Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook made a confident prediction: "2015 will be the year of Apple Pay," he said. Since then, the company has aggressively courted retailers- and claimed significant success. To assess Apple's progress, Reuters worked from the National Retail Federation's list of the top 100 U.S....
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Flipboard CEO Mike McCue said on Wednesday that he personally loves Twitter, but would not comment on whether acquisition rumors were true.
The rising value of farmland and demand for organic food is wooing investors to this sector. Farmers are now becoming more business savvy.
As the S&P 500 clings to a 2 percent gain for the year, many Wall Street strategists agree: Mimicking the benchmark is not going to cut it anymore.
NEW YORK, May 21- Small U.S. food manufacturers once toiled for decades to develop a critical mass of fans for their products. More mass-market retailers want niche brands that shoppers view as healthier to drive traffic in stores, particularly as they face rising competition from natural food and specialty chains like Whole Foods Market Inc..
Companies such as Wal-Mart and Costco are at the intersection between lower food and gas prices, and consumers' reticence to spend more.
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Food-tech companies are creating meat and dairy substitutes to meet global food demand. Will consumers have an appetite for these products?
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