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The real revolution in North Korea is rise of consumer culture 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Three generations into the Kim family's ruling dynasty, markets have blossomed and a consumer culture is taking root. It's a change visibly and irreversibly transforming North Korea.
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Waste Of Thyme: Why Do We Have To Buy More Herbs Than Recipes Call For? 18.8.2017 NPR News
Fresh herbs are some of the most perishable items in the produce section. And yet, shoppers are forced to buy amounts that are bound to go wasted at home.
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The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture 18.8.2017 AP Business
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....
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Americans are buying more food at Walmart 18.8.2017 Washington Post
Americans are buying more food at Walmart
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Government joins food fight over menu labeling requirements 16.8.2017 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. government has joined a food fight between New York City and a national group opposing new food labeling regulations for chain grocery and convenience stores....
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Government joins food fight over menu labeling requirements 16.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government has joined a food fight between New York City and a national group opposing new food labeling regulations for chain grocery and convenience stores. The Department of Justice filed legal papers this week on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration, asking a judge to block the city […]
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Chicago's grocery list gets shorter: Fewer stores in area 12.8.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
Grocers aren't stocking up on new stores in Chicago, leaving many shoppers with fewer places to fill their cart. There are 262 grocery stores in Chicago and close-in suburbs, the lowest number since 2009, according to an urban grocery report by retail brokerage Mid-America Real Estate Group. ...
Emergency declared in New Orleans as new flood threat looms 11.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding.

The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged equipment at a power plant and shore up its...

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Hit By Flooding And Pumping System Crisis, New Orleans Braces For More Rain 11.8.2017 NPR News
Despite public assurances that pumps were operational, the city saw severe flooding last weekend. Now there are concerns more flooding might be on the way.
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The Future of the Low-Wage Worker Movement May Depend on an Unheralded New York City Law 9.8.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Fast food workers and Fast Food Justice board members. (Photo: WNV / Fast Food Justice) Flavia Cabral doesn't equivocate. She joined the fast food worker movement, she said, for a single reason: to put her daughter through college. Cabral, 53, of the Bronx, earned $7.25 per hour at McDonald's when she stood alongside coworkers in her first single-day strike four years ago. Over 10 strikes later, she makes $12 per hour, thanks to a statewide minimum wage hike that will gradually elevate her pay to $15 by the end of 2018. Still, her goal remains out of reach. "I don't have enough savings for my daughter to finish college," she said. "I want her to graduate." Cabral's predicament is emblematic of one facing the Fight for $15: how to move beyond its titular demand to address other barriers that are keeping fast food workers from a middle class life. These obstacles include insufficient hours, non-union workplaces and crippling expenses like housing, health insurance and college education. Fight for $15 won ...
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10 ways to save money on organic groceries 7.8.2017 Washington Post
10 ways to save money on organic groceries
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Pedal power: How Denver bike crews are rescuing food from landfills one ride at a time 7.8.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Scraps and Denver Food Rescue offer hyper-local solutions to food waste that the city and others may not provide. Both groups do the bulk of their work from bikes, allowing neighborhood-based programs and immediate deliveries without a middleman.
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How big is too big? Amazon sparks antitrust concerns 6.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Amazon’s bid to acquire Whole Foods has sparked political concerns and prompted policymakers and legal experts to ask: How big is too big?
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Patriotism at Mariners store, team effort at Northwest Harvest earn raves 6.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Readers like it when shoppers stop and salute the flag at the Safeco Field store and when folks own up to hitting your car. They don’t like people who use their street for a dump and political signs in public rights-of-way.
Grocery stores draw millennials with in-store restaurants 5.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
While grocery stores had been losing customers to smaller markets and online shopping, "groceraunts" -- with seasonal menus and alcohol -- are luring back foot traffic to the old-school grocers.
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Grocery Stores Draw Millennials With In-Store Restaurants 5.8.2017 NPR News
While grocery stores had been losing customers to smaller markets and online shopping, "groceraunts" — with seasonal menus and alcohol — are luring back foot traffic to the old-school grocers.
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Across D.C., a resurgence of the small neighborhood grocery store 3.8.2017 Washington Post
Across D.C., a resurgence of the small neighborhood grocery store
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The best grocery store Seattle doesn’t know it has 2.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

H Mart isn’t open in downtown Seattle yet, but a branch just quietly opened in the University District. Yay! Chef Rachel Yang shares some secrets of its shopping greatness.
Grocery stores are adapting to more male shoppers - who they treat like knuckleheads 28.7.2017 Washington Post
Grocery stores are adapting to more male shoppers - who they treat like knuckleheads
Natural Grocers is welcomed in RiNo but there are mixed interpretations of what its arrival means 27.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
And while community leaders welcome a new food source in an area with little access to healthy options, there's been varying interpretations of what the store means. Some view it as the topping off of revitalization. Others see it as the latest -- almost predictable -- sign of gentrification.
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