BALTIMORE -- A U.S. Appeals Court here yesterday upheld a lower court's ruling that Maryland violated federal benefit laws when it passed a law requiring large companies to provide a minimum level of health care coverage for their workers.
ST. LOUIS -- Schnuck Markets here has lowered prices on more than 10,000 items in 68 stores in the St. Louis and Springfield, Ill., markets, becoming the latest grocery chain to adopt an everyday-low-price stance in the face of new competition.
MONTREAL -- A group of investors has called off a campaign to dismiss Pierre Lessard, president and chief executive officer of Metro here, and said it would also drop a lawsuit over Lessard's compensation agreement.
LOS ANGELES -- An area of the San Fernando Valley here is serving as a test for a shopping cart retrieval program that could be adopted citywide if it proves effective over the next six months, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.
COLTON, Calif. -- Hoping to avoid a repeat of the "economic and emotional disaster" of the 2003 strike-lockout, Stater Bros. Markets and seven locals of the United Food and Commercials Workers union reached tentative agreement on a new contract...