Cooler-than-normal weather could be good for consumers but bad for retailers, according to one expert.Read More »from Cool summer could hurt some retailers’ sales
The counterfeit food industry is tremendous. Shaun Kennedy, associate professor of veterinary population medicine at the University of Minnesota, said 10 percent of food in the supermarket is misbranded. Kennedy said an example of a misbranded food would be a pomegranate juice that claims to be 100 percent juice, yet is only 40 percent juice with the rest being water, citric acid and food coloring.Read More »from Fake food on the family dinner table
Auto sales in July hit levels not seen since 2006, thanks to an improving economy, increasing home values, low interest rates and a demand for pickup trucks.
Pickup trucks add to a third or fourth of overall sales at each of the Big 3 automakers.Read More »from Another huge month for pickup trucks
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