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  • How Tech is Killing Off Independent Pizzerias

    03/04/2016 8:31:06 AM PST · by SoCal Pubbie · 63 replies
    Linkedin ^ | March 3, 2016 | Aaron D. Allen
    Technology is killing off independent pizzerias in the United States at the rate of roughly 2,549 locations per year (in 2015 alone). The pizza category is being reshaped by both big new tech deployed by chains and fresh threats from sophisticated emerging brands that are taking slices of the pie from tens of thousands of ill-equipped and low-tech independent pizzerias.
  • (Sweden:) Salesman eats accounts to avoid taxman

    09/27/2007 7:12:13 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 10 replies · 156+ views ^ | 09/27/2007 | Paul O'Mahony
    A 62-year-old man from northern Sweden faces a date in court after trying to eat his accounts when his home was raided by police, Västerbottens Kuriren reports. Having forced the man to stop chewing his books, police conducted a search of the house and found large quantities of gold as well as almost 800,000 kronor ($120,000) in cash. In 2005 and 2006, the suspect placed a number of ads in local newspapers offering goods for sale at attractive prices. But despite an obvious entrepreneurial streak, he had failed to declare an income for several years. As tax authorities became increasingly...
  • Why moving in together makes men thinner and women fatter

    04/06/2006 5:28:41 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 11 replies · 273+ views
    London Times ^ | 4/6/06 | Fran Yeoman
    MOVING in with your boyfriend can be bad for your heart. In an effort to please their partner during the “honeymoon” phase of cohabitation, women eat more unhealthy foods and often put on weight, according to researchers. But men benefit from sharing a fridge with a healthconscious female and tend to improve their diet when they ditch the bachelor life. As partners adjust to each other’s eating habits, men find themselves consuming more vegetables and less fat and sugar, a report by the University of Newcastle’s Human Nutrition Research Centre says. Women tend to eat more meat, full-fat milk, rich...
  • UK Govt Plans to Introduce Grease Tax

    07/16/2002 3:42:53 PM PDT · by widgysoft · 8 replies · 230+ views
    The Independent (UK) ^ | 16 July 2002 | Cahal Milmo
    Fat is a consumerist issue: how a 'grease tax' may encourage healthier habits Government will be urged to introduce a tax on high-fat foods as a means of promoting a more balanced diet for Britons 16 July 2002 The shopping is finally packed into the trolley and the check-out assistant hands over a long receipt after an hour of battling through the supermarket aisles in search of a week's victuals. Alongside the usual small print on the receipt – VAT, loyalty points, two for the price-of-one bargains – the eye is drawn to a item printed in bold type: "Fat...