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  • Revealed: How much more Whole Foods is REALLY costing you

    09/24/2014 6:35:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | Septeber 24, 2014 | Ashley Collman
    It's no secret that Whole Foods isn't the most cost-friendly of grocery stores, but a new survey shows just how much more customers pay at the natural food retailer compared to other regional supermarkets. New York investment firm Wolfe Research recently did a study, comparing baskets of groceries at the upscale organic market to other stores across the nation and confirmed that tags at Whole Foods are through the roof. In one instance, Wolfe totaled 60-72 items at Whole Foods and then compared them to prices for the same exact products at Houston's HEB, a Mariano's grocery store in Chicago,...
  • Whole Foods Celebrates, Monetizes Ramadan

    08/01/2011 1:29:19 PM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    Thanks to a new social media-centered marketing campaign, Whole Foods will become the first national retail chain to celebrate Ramadan. Whole Foods has become the first prominent supermarket chain to run a Ramadan marketing campaign--and they're hoping Muslim customers will return the favor as they break fast. Even though Muslims traditionally forego meals during the day, lavish evening Ramadan meals could mean big bucks for the natural foods giant ... as well as brand loyalty from a demographic not traditionally courted by megastore advertising. Whole Foods is teaming up with Halal frozen entree brand Saffron Road (who sell a variety...
  • Beck on "Financial Terrorism" and a Whole Lot More

    03/03/2011 6:49:06 PM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 3/3/11 | Trevor Loudon
    Courtesy of The Daily Beck
  • Bob J Poll: Huckabee Supporters - Now that Huck is WillyHortonified, Will Your Vote go to Sarah?

    11/30/2009 2:30:18 PM PST · by Bob J · 166 replies · 3,090+ views
    11-30-09 | Bob J
    I think it is a good Q. Huck was polling at least 8-10% of GOP voters, it's interesting to know whether those votes now go to the other evangelical Sarah, someone else or whether it puts Hucksters in the undecided column!
  • Britain's first green superstore goes £36m into red... (Whole foods)

    08/03/2009 8:41:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies · 874+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | AUgust 3, 2009 | By Staff
    Britain’s first ever green superstore is languishing ever deeper in the red after losing nearly £36million as the recession takes a bite out of organic food sales. The U.S. owners of Whole Foods Market had hoped to open 40 more emporiums across the UK after beginning trading in London in 2007. But, two years on, they have failed to leave the capital after their flagship British shop in up-market Kensington lost an astonishing £35.9million last year.
  • Edgewood, Iowa native gets college and whole lot more

    10/20/2005 4:24:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 468+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Oct 20, 2005 | Cpl. Shane Suzuki
    AR RAMADI, Iraq (Oct. 20, 2005) -- For many, getting a four-year degree from a college or university is the path to accomplishing their career goals. However, for a number of people, the cost of attending those schools is prohibitive. Private First Class David Shellito Jr., found a way to pay for his school, as well as gain valuable leadership skills when he joined the Marine Corps. The Edgewood, Iowa native chose the Marine Corps when he decided to attend college, but still needed time to decide on what career path he would take. “I joined to get help paying...
  • Native Lore Tells Tale: There's Been A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (Seattle Area)

    07/13/2005 7:42:17 AM PDT · by blam · 11 replies · 920+ views
    Eureka Alert ^ | 7-13-2005 | VinceStricherz
    Native lore tells the tale: There's been a whole lotta shakin' goin' onContact: Vince Stricherz vinces@u.washington.edu 206-543-2580 University of Washington This illustration depicts a late 19th century interior ceremonial screen from Port Alberni, on British Columbia's Vancouver Island. It shows Thunderbird carrying Whale in its talons, a common native depiction of seismic activity. The original screen is in the American Museum of Natural History. The image is taken from "Northwest Coast Painting – House Fronts and Interior Screens" by Edward Malin, ©1999, Timber Press, Portland, Ore. Stories of two-headed serpents and epic battles between Thunderbird and Whale, common among Northwest...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • The nerve! The pirates of Shanghai are knocking off entire motor vehicles.

    01/30/2004 10:08:00 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 28 replies · 510+ views
    Yahoo (Summary of Forbes Article) ^ | 29 January 2004 | Joann Muller
    Piracy is such a way of life in China that people are surprised when a movie, software package or handbag bought there is not ripped off. Now you can add, to the list of counterfeit goods, passenger cars. Months before General Motors began selling its $7,500 Chevrolet Spark in China in December, a $6,000 knockoff version, the Chery QQ, with the same grinning front end but missing some subtle details (like an airbag), was cruising Chinese streets. Even more galling: The manufacturer of the pirated version was partially owned by GM's Chinese business partner. Counterfeiting--usually just of parts--is driving carmakers...
  • Whole Language Defined

    08/27/2002 7:56:00 AM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 20 replies · 888+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 8/27/2002 | Dr. Samuel Blumenfeld
    The other day, I received an e-mail from a lady in California who asked, "What on earth is the whole-language system?" She had read my article on the making of the black underclass in which I had identified whole language as the primary cause of reading failure among so many black students. Fortunately, the answer is easy to give, because whole-language professors have been quite open in defining what they mean by their pedagogic philosophy. So I shall quote some salient passages from their writings. In a book entitled "Whole Language, What's the Difference?" written by three whole-language professors in...
  • West Nile Virus Will Sweep Across Whole US

    08/06/2002 2:16:20 PM PDT · by blam · 10 replies · 339+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 8-6-2002 | Emma Young
    West Nile virus will sweep across whole US 18:15 06 August 02 NewScientist.com news service West Nile virus is continuing to sweep westwards across the US, with 88 confirmed cases and five human deaths so far in 2002. The mosquito-borne disease was first recorded in the US in New York in 1999 and experts think it will have swept across the entire continent by the end of this summer, or the next. But climate-based "risk maps" are helping public health officials predict precisely which areas will be hit. "These are a big advance on what we had," says zoologist David...