Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Karl Greenberg, Today, 10:06 AM
  • Gun Battle Moves To KrogerCincinnati Enquirer

    The nation's largest supermarket chain, Kroger is the latest retailer to be caught up in the open-carry debate. Gun control advocates are demanding the Cincinnati-based retailer ban customers from carrying firearms in stores. Gun lovers say the chain shouldn't give in to groups like "Moms Demand Action." "If you're a retailer, you can't win," said Howard Davidowitz, chairman of New York retail consultant Davidowitz & Associates. Read the whole story...

  • Denny's Cooks Breakfast For Gordon Gekko New York Daily News

    A new Denny's that opens in the Financial District this week will sell a $300 version of its Grand Slam breakfast. The mean comes with a a bottle of 2004 Dom Perignon Premier Cru Champagne. "It's not an astronomical price for Dom Perignon," says Mike Capoferri, who was hired by Denny's to create a "craft cocktail" menu at its first Manhattan location. Read the whole story...

  • Political Ads Go Bang, Bang, You're DeadNPR

    America is guns. Yes, in a lot of political advertising this year for congressional races the only substance seems to be gunpowder: many ads are all about how the candidates live to shoot, love to shoot, and how the NRA loves to love them for their love of guns. And it's not just elephants doing the hunting. In his ad, West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin gets in the message that he has been endorsed by the gun lobby. Read the whole story...

  • People Poo Poo Hershey's New LogoChicago Tribune

    "#isitjustme or does anyone else see a steaming #turd? New #Logo and Identity for The #Hershey Company #chocolate," one person tweeted about Hershey's new logo, which eliminates both the possessive tense and the foil wrapper on the Kiss. If most people are critical of the foil-free Kiss, the company says the change is much needed. Hershey says the new look represents "a fresh and modern interpretation." Read the whole story...

  • California Passes Statewide Bag BanSupermarket News

    A bill banning single-use carryout plastic bags statewide is headed to California Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. It has been passed by both houses of California's congress. Brown will have until Sept. 30 to either sign or veto the bill. If signed, the bill would make California the first state to completely ban plastic bags. Read the whole story...