New York Attorney General threatens Amazon with legal action after firing of worker who led strike over coronavirus precautions

The New York attorney general Letitia James is considering legal action against Amazon after it fired one of its warehouse workers in Staten Island who had organized a protest calling for greater protections for staff amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Chris Smalls and other workers at the warehouse, which is [...]

2020-03-31T15:16:15+00:00March 31st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Lidl poised to disrupt metro New York grocery market

The entry of hard discount grocer Lidl stands to stir up the already highly competitive retail grocery market in metropolitan New York. Industry observers say Lidl’s acquisition of 27 Best Market supermarkets in New York and New Jersey will push incumbent grocery stores to trim prices, thinning already narrow profit [...]

2019-04-16T15:30:59+00:00April 16th, 2019|Tags: , |

Where Did My Supermarket Go?

In New York City, distance is measured in blocks. The number of blocks a New Yorker has to trek lugging an armful of groceries could mean the difference between a great neighborhood and a crummy one. For many, that walk seems to be growing longer as corner markets and grocery [...]

2016-11-08T21:38:44+00:00November 8th, 2016|Tags: , |