Latest Wholesale industry News

Egg producer gouged prices when pandemic hit, lawsuit says

Aug. 11, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country’s largest egg producers illegally inflated prices when the pandemic hit New York, taking in $4 million as it charged up to four times more per carton, state Attorney General Letitia James charged in a lawsuit Tuesday. James claims that in March and April,...

Customers enter through the back of Mercabal wholesale market, to load their merchandise in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, July 30, 2020. The government is letting private businesses buy wholesale for the first time. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco)

Economy tanking, Cuba launches some long-delayed reforms

Aug. 6, 2020 10:47 PM EDT

HAVANA (AP) — With its airports closed to commercial flights and its economy tanking, Cuba has launched the first in a series of long-promised reforms meant to bolster the country's struggling private sector. The island's thousands of restaurants, bed-and-breakfasts, auto mechanics and dozens of other...

FILE - This Aug. 17, 2017 file photo shows a pair of boots being constructed at the L.L. Bean manufacturing center in Lewiston, Maine. L.L. Bean is moving further away from its original model of direct-to-customer catalog sales and sales in their own stores, with an agreement in 2020 to sell products through Nordstroms, Staples and the Scheels sporting goods chain. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

LL Bean inks first wholesaler partnerships in US

Jul. 18, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean is expanding from its original model of direct-to-customer catalog sales and in-stores sales with an agreement to sell products in Nordstrom, Staples and sporting goods chain SCHEELS. The company's first wholesale agreements in the U.S. represent a push to get L.L. Bean...

Pennsylvania lawmakers wrestle anew with major gambling bill

Jun. 23, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Top Republicans in Pennsylvania's state Senate are pressing sweeping gambling legislation that would allow slot machine-like terminals in thousands of bars, restaurants, nonprofit social clubs and other businesses that hold liquor licenses. The legislation could deliver new gambling...

Louisiana medical marijuana grower says it will cut prices

Jun. 23, 2020 11:47 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's only medical marijuana grower currently selling cannabis said it intends to slash the price of its wholesale products for the second time this year. The Advocate reports that Wellcana Group, the Baton Rouge-based medical marijuana grower licensed by the Louisiana State...