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NYC: Whole Foods Mislabels Prepackaged Items, Overcharges

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.

06/25/2015

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Ford Jumps Into the Car-Sharing Pool With Pilot Program

Ford is following the ride-sharing craze, launching its own pilot program in six U.S. cities and in London.

06/24/2015

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Millennials Causing Dramatic Decline In Tuxedo Sales

Delayed marriages and less formal fashion choices among millennials have caused tuxedo sales to decline dramatically.

06/16/2015

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McDonald’s to Simplify Structure, Focus on Customers

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook says he’s stripping away layers of bureaucracy and increasing accountability so the company can move more nimbly to keep up with changing tastes.

05/04/2015

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Blue Bell Creameries Issues Recall of All Products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.

04/21/2015

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Protests For $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage Expand Across Country

Protests for pay of $15 an hour and a union for fast-food and other low-wage workers are set to take place around the country Wednesday, marking the biggest effort yet in an ongoing campaign by labor organizers.

04/15/2015

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Sabra Issues Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Hummus

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC has announced that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to possible Listeria contamination.

04/09/2015

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Labor Issues to Pressure McDonald’s Despite Pay Bump

A pay bump for workers at some McDonald’s restaurants isn’t likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over labor issues.

04/02/2015

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Amazon Dash Button Puts Common Household Products a Button Push Away

Amazon.com has always been on a mission to make shopping easier, but it unveiled its most convenient method yet on Tuesday.

04/01/2015

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US Removes Dozens Of Cuban Companies From Terror, Narcotic Blacklist

The Obama administration has removed dozens of Cuban companies from a U.S. blacklist of terror supporters and narcotics traffickers, another step in the two countries’ process to improve relations.

03/24/2015