Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion, claims larger chain sabotaged deal Haggen is suing Albertsons after a plan to expand throughout the West Coast ended in stores closures and hundreds of layoffs, including in Arizona.
The Bellingham-based grocer on Tuesday filed a $1 billion lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Delaware alleging Albertsons used the deal to systematically eliminate Haggen as a competitor.
“Albertsons' anti-competitive conduct caused significant damage to Haggen’s image, brand and ability to build goodwill during its grand openings to the public,”…
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 05:58:51 +0000 Phoenix ties San Francisco for best high-tech job growth Phoenix tied San Francisco for the best high-tech job growth among major North American markets over the past two years, according to a new report from the CBRE commercial real estate group.
The real estate report shows the Phoenix added 12,662 new high-tech jobs from 2012 to 2014.
That is a 42.7 percent increase for the Valley’s tech sector. It ties San Francisco for the top spot among largest 30 North American markets.
Percentage growth wise Phoenix had higher growth rate than the likes of…
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 05:35:52 +0000 Alabama Tourism Department announces winners of online Barbecue Battle The Alabama Tourism Department on Monday announced the winners of its Barbecue Battle – with over 1 million votes cast.
The department received votes online for the barbecue popularity contest as part of The Year of Alabama BBQ and many Birmingham-area favorites made their way into the top spots.
Lannie’s of Selma won the title for the Legends category, Saw’s of Homewood won the top spot in the Rookie category, and Jim ’N Nicks won for multi-locations brands.
Rusty’s of Leeds won the…
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 05:02:07 +0000 The winners and losers in Massachusetts' latest health care spending report card When it comes to health care in Massachusetts, there those that spend money, and those that are making it.
New lines have been drawn with a partial report issued Wednesday by an independent state agency, the Center for Health Information and Analysis, which found that spending on Massachusetts health care rose 4.8 percent from 2013-2014, well over the benchmark growth of 3.6 percent.
From insurers, to the state, to the drug companies to the consumers, find out who are the winners and losers of…
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:00:03 +0000 Waikiki condo-hotel being planned for former Kyo-ya Restaurant site The Japanese firm that purchased the former property of the iconic Kyo-ya Restaurant in Waikiki is planning to develop a condominium-hotel project on that Kalakaua Avenue site, the project’s consultant confirmed to PBN.
Hawaii-based Best Hospitality LLC, whose parent is Tokyo-based Tsukada Global Holdings, is currently developing conceptual plans for this property at 2055-2057 Kalakaua Ave.
“The 25,000-square-foot building on the property has been vacant since the restaurant, serving Japanese…
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:28:22 +0000 Drayer Physical Therapy relocating two clinics to U.S. 280 Drayer Physical Therapy Institute has relocated one of its 10 outpatient clinics off of U.S. 280 in Chelsea with plans to relocate another one along that corridor within six months
One clinic will replace Drayer's location in Greystone and opens this week at 104 Chelsea Point Drive.
The Chelsea clinic specializes in orthopedics, pediatrics, sports medicine, occupational rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation, fall prevention, TMJ dysfunction, and spinal traction therapy. It's open from 7 a.m.…
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:34:37 +0000 Johnson Controls completes sale of Global Workplace Solutions Johnson Controls Inc. has wrapped up the sale of one of its major business divisions.
The Milwaukee-based global manufacturing company has completed the $1.5 billion sale of Global Workplace Solutions to CBRE Group (NYSE: CBG), the company announced Tuesday.
The sale includes several agreements between the two companies, including a 10-year plan for Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) to provide HVAC equipment to the 5 billion-square-foot CBRE real estate portfolio, and for Los Angeles-based CBRE to continue…
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:17:15 +0000 NASA's Orion test capsule lands back at Lockheed Martin's Colorado campus (Slideshow) The first test version of NASA’s Orion deep-space capsule arrived Tuesday at the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. campus southwest of Denver for testing nine months after its first successful flight.
LMSS, the Jefferson County-based division of Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) trucked the experimental spacecraft from Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida, to its foothills campus.
The capsule will be decontaminated and studied after being subjected to stress tests.
> Orion's first…
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