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Consumer Goods Industries

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  • Dairy workers charged with abuse at farm linked to Nestle

    Dairy workers charged with abuse at farm linked to Nestle
    Four dairy workers at a Wisconsin farm linked to Nestle were charged with animal cruelty after being caught on hidden camera beating, whipping and cutting animals. Abelardo Jaimes, Crescencio Pineda, Lucia Martinez and Misael Monge-Minero were charged...
  • January retail sales fall short amid storms; J.C. Penney gets new CFO

    January retail sales fall short amid storms; J.C. Penney gets new CFO
    The winter economic blues continue. Retail sales unexpectedly fell 0.4% in January from December, the government said Thursday. That was the biggest drop in 18 months and the latest in a series of blah reports on the economy. Sales were “...
  • Video game designers go to next level with real-world problems, nuance

     
    Miguel Oliveira is developing a video game in a tiny apartment near USC, worlds away from the high-tech studios of […]...
  • Letters: One sandwich, hold the rubber

    Re "Subway to remove bread ingredient," Feb. 7 It is appalling what the Food and Drug Administration calls safe. To my surprise I find that the FDA-approved chemical azodicarbonamide, considered to be "safely used" in food, is used in some Subway...
  • U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate

    U.S. to further delay Obamacare employer mandate
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration again delayed a requirement that large employers provide their workers with health benefits, offering businesses more relief from the president's health law deadlines. Under the law, employers with more than...
  • Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales

    Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales
    The gig: Jessica Herrin is founder and chief executive of Stella & Dot, a fast-growing company that sells fashion jewelry, handbags and other accessories online and via direct sales. Stella & Dot salespeople, called stylists, pay a minimum of $199 for a...
  • Sly shoppers' bag of tricks

    Sly shoppers' bag of tricks
    Nordstrom is famously forgiving when shoppers change their minds about purchases. Customers love it — especially those whose motives may be questionable. The Seattle retailer has been known to take back well-worn clothing, shoes bought years...
  • San Francisco moves to put sugary-drink tax on ballot

    San Francisco moves to put sugary-drink tax on ballot
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A coalition of San Francisco supervisors will move today to place a tax of two cents per ounce on sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages on the November ballot, triggering what is expected to be a costly fight with opponents who aim to...
  • A flashing good time at the XBiz Awards

    A flashing good time at the XBiz Awards
    The red carpet was buzzing, and actress Riley Reid was trying to practice her acceptance speech. But a sheepish fan in a bow tie wanted a picture. Fellow performers wanted good-luck hugs and kisses. Reporters wanted interviews. Reid, 22, said she'd...
  • ‘RoboCop’: Joel Kinnaman, José Padilha get political with sci-fi reboot

     
    Early on a recent evening on the edge of Beverly Hills, Brazilian filmmaker José Padilha was breaking into song. Seated […]...
  • Job growth remains weak in January; unemployment rate falls to 6.6%

    Job growth remains weak in January; unemployment rate falls to 6.6%
    WASHINGTON -- Job growth was sluggish in January for the second straight month, the government said Friday in a report likely to heighten concerns that the economy and labor market recovery may be faltering again. The report could also give the...