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Worker wounded in Tennessee supermarket shooting sues Kroger

Sep. 22, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An employee of the Kroger supermarket chain who was wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee store a year ago has sued the company, claiming it failed to protect employees from the fired contractor who killed one person and hurt 14 others. Mariko Jenkins was...

Raley's executive, pilot killed in California plane crash

Sep. 05, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

GALT, Calif. (AP) — An executive and a pilot for the Raley's Supermarkets chain were killed when their plane crashed in an orchard in Northern California on Sunday, authorities said. The Beechcraft Baron 58 went down shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday in a marshy area at an almond...

This Week: Trade gap, consumer borrowing, Kroger earns

Sep. 05, 2022 06:11 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: OUT OF BALANCE The Commerce Department delivers its monthly snapshot of the nation’s trade gap Wednesday. The gap between the value of goods and services the U.S....

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sep. 02, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Posts misrepresent Biden 2020...

Inflation is driving Americans to bargain chain stores

Aug. 25, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree and Dollar General reported higher second-quarter sales Thursday resulting from four-decade high inflation driving more customers to bargain chain stores for everything from lightbulbs to groceries. Dollar stores tend to sell items in small quantities,...

Wendy's, Cinemark fall; Signify, Kroger rise

Aug. 22, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Signify Health Inc., up $6.80 to $28. Amazon is reportedly considering placing a bid on the healthcare technology company. Wendy’s Co., down $1.22 to $19.93. ...

US retail sales were flat in July as inflation takes a toll

Aug. 17, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of sales at U.S. retailers was unchanged last month as persistently high inflation and rising interest rates forced many Americans to spend more cautiously. Retail purchases were flat after having risen 0.8% in June, the Commerce Department reported...

Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise

Aug. 07, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

Karen Raschke, a retired attorney in New York, started getting her groceries delivered early in the pandemic. Each delivery cost $30 in fees and tips, but it was worth it to avoid the store. Then earlier this spring, Raschke learned her rent was increasing by $617 per month. Delivery...

Employees at a Trader Joe’s store in Massachusetts have voted to unionize; 1st of the grocery chain’s locations to do so

Jul. 28, 2022 15:24 PM EDT
HADLEY, Mass. (AP) — Employees at a Trader Joe’s store in Massachusetts have voted to unionize; 1st of the grocery chain’s locations to do so.

Workers at Massachusetts Trader Joe's store take union vote

Jul. 27, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

Employees at a Trader Joe's in Massachusetts are casting votes over the next two days in an attempt to form the supermarket chain's first union. About 80 workers — or crew members in company parlance — at the Hadley store are scheduled to vote Wednesday and Thursday, said Maeg...