Weis Markets held its 2016 vendor meeting April 12 at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights, MD. Food World reports on what the vendors heard from the company’s executives.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear Wal-Mart’s appeal the $187 million class action judgment against it, meaning it must pay the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas’ judgment against Wal-Mart, finding that there was sufficient evidence to conclude that Wal-Mart breached its contract with its workers and violated state wage laws.
Jeff Metzger’s analysis of the potential sales of Delhaize and Ahold USA units ahead of the completion of their merger, plus the rest of the news of the market.
More than 21,000 former A&P employees will receive retirement payments thanks to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), the federal agency created to protect workers by assuming pension benefits from private sector employers who are unable to further fund existing pension/retirement plans.