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.
NEW YORK -- Retail sales will grow 4.8% in 2007, the National Retail Federation predicted yesterday at its annual NRF Show here.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO -- U.S. District Court Judge Marilyn Hall Patel ruled here last week that the court will allow a gender-discrimination lawsuit to proceed as a class action.
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.