Walgreens Aquires Duane Reade Chain

March 30, 2010 Jessica Wohl, Reuters

Duane Reade is adding fresh salads and frozen DR Delish desserts to entice New Yorkers seeking a quick meal or snack.

Walmart Dominates Retail Loyalty Index

March 30, 2010 COLLOQUY

In a vast departure from COLLOQUYs 2008 report on consumer loyalty to U.S. retailers, Walmart dominated the 2010 COLLOQUY Retail Loyalty Index.

Casual Chains Offer Small Bites At Small Prices

March 30, 2010 Bruce Horovitz, USA Today

A cadre of casual-dining icons are trying to boost business with value-priced items to be passed around the table.

Costco: Employees Key To Success

Costco’s relative labor peace is symbolic of the company’s relations with employees.

Whole Foods Store Hosts Opera Performances

Washington National Opera singers perform in a Whole Foods store in Harbor East.