Stop & Shop
Despite social distancing recommendations, grocery store employees must come into close contact with thousands of shoppers every day, often without proper PPE. Now, some stores are calling for their employees to be designated first responders so they can be tested and properly protected.
"I just got chased by a robot in Stop & Shop, the future is now."
The grocery chain says workers will return Monday after an 11-day work stoppage.
"The generation before us went to bat for us. ... We have an obligation to those who are coming up."
Workers at the grocery chain walked out of stores at 1 p.m. sharp on Thursday after bargaining talks broke down.
Dear Dad, It’s been one year and one month since you are gone. According to Google that’s 9490.01 hours but to me it feels
Stop & Shop spokesperson Phil Tracey said that the facility was certainly a "significant investment" for the company. It was, nevertheless, an investment in the environment, he added, and "important in us getting to our goal [of being landfill-free]."
In nearly 38 years of marriage, I have found that food shopping is a matter of putting the cart before the horse's behind. This explains why I am the designated driver whenever I go to the supermarket with my wife, Sue.
After Hurricane Sandy, the retail industry quickly began assisting those who have had their homes and lives damaged. Some are boutiques that regularly give to charity and made special donations; others are larger corporations donating more than $1 million.
Yesterday I went to my local Apple store to pick up a car charger for my iPhone. I've always enjoyed visiting and shopping