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    The Former President Of Trader Joe’s Is Opening Up A Restaurant For Ex

    Years ago, I used to spend certain Sunday mornings visiting a dilapidated cabin lovingly referred to as the “Food Church.” For $2, visitors could have access to an array of recently expired Trader Joe’s items-everything from frozen pizza and sushi to apples and kale. Unlike many places that proffer expired food, the Food Church wasn’t […] More

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    Levi Strauss IPOs at NYSE

    At the sound of Thursday’s opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), denim retailer Levi Strauss & Co. will once again become a public company. Using the ticker symbol LEVI, the jeans giant reenters Wall Street in a deal led by Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. Levi’s priced its shares at $17, which […] More

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    Target is coming for Trader Joe’s with $5 bottles of wine

    Target has put a target on Two Buck Chuck. The one-stop shopping chain is coming for Trader Joe’s and its share of the cheap-ass wine business, by rolling out a line of $5 bottles. Starting Sept. 3, customers in 1,100 Target locations canthrow down a Lincoln and walk away with one of five varietals from […] More

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    Trader Joe’s podcast is weirdly popular on Apple right now

    Trader Joe’s announced a new product this week. It’s not frozen cashew milk or kale-flavored Joe Joe’s, but a podcast. And like its other cult favorites, it’s weirdly popular. At press time, it was number three on Apple Podcasts, edging out Joe Rogan. The five episodes of Inside Trader Joe’s attempt to answer all the […] More

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    How paparazzi use similar strategies as Wall Street traders

    On Wall Street, people obsess about risk, using high-speed computers and advanced math to identify different kinds of it and how to profit off it. But just a few miles away, I found an equally rich investigation of risk in action when I met a New York-based paparazzo whose entire livelihood depends on knowing the […] More

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    Public Goods aims to be higher quality version of Brandless

    What if you could Frankenstein together the low prices and variety of a Costco, the health consciousness of Whole Foods, with the quality and design of an Everlane? Direct-to-consumer startup Public Goods does that by offering low prices for premium products by way of a $59 yearly membership. The Brooklyn company, which originally launched in […] More

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    Trader Joe’s to cut 1 million pounds of single-use plastic

    Trader Joe’s is taking the fight against plastic to its 500 or so stores. The grocery chain announced that it is cutting back on plastic waste in the hopes of eliminating one million pounds of plastic from its stores as soon as possible. The move comes following an online Greenpeace petition that was started late […] More

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    How the ‘Whole Foods effect’ jacks up apartment rent

    For apartment dwellers, the new must-have building amenity isn’t a rooftop terrace or a fancy fitness room but a nice grocery store on the ground floor. According to a new study, renters are willing to pay around 6% more to live above a Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s. Conducted by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors, the […] More

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