grocery stores http://nhpr.org en Market Basket Employees Call For More Rallies Over Ousted CEO http://nhpr.org/post/market-basket-employees-call-more-rallies-over-ousted-ceo <p>The long-running dispute in the Market Basket supermarket chain appears to be growing.</p><p>Recently the company ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, who had vocal support from Market Basket employees but had long been at odds with a faction on the board led by his cousin.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:09:32 +0000 Brady Carlson 52205 at http://nhpr.org Market Basket Employees Call For More Rallies Over Ousted CEO Market Basket CEO Ouster Brings Protest http://nhpr.org/post/market-basket-ceo-ouster-brings-protest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Market Basket employees from New Hampshire are among those heading to a Massachusetts rally protesting the removal of longtime Market Basket president Arthur T. </span>Demoulas<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Cody White works at a Market Basket in Concord.</p><p></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:06:40 +0000 Halina Loft 50771 at http://nhpr.org Market Basket CEO Ouster Brings Protest Pirate Joe's, Hollywood Animal Fails, And Abolishing Tips http://nhpr.org/post/pirate-joes-hollywood-animal-fails-and-abolishing-tips <p>A montage of new ideas, picked fresh from the Word of Mouth vault:</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/life/culturebox/2013/08/tipless_restaurants_the_linkery_s_owner_explains_why_abolishing_tipping.html" target="_blank">Abolishing tips</a>:&nbsp; usually, the debate around gratuity revolves around whether to leave 15 or 20 %.... Head of the Sustainable Restaurant Project at the University of Guelph , <strong>Bruce McAdams,&nbsp; </strong>is in favor of getting rid of tips altogether.</li><li>Balloon Brigade: the career aptitude test video game.&nbsp; <a href="http://knack.it/" target="_blank">A new startup</a> designs mobile games that could help match fresh grads with job opportunities.&nbsp;</li><li>The science behind the buzz: journalist and science writer <strong>Joseph Stromberg</strong> explains <a href="http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/science/2013/08/this-is-how-your-brain-becomes-addicted-to-caffeine/" target="_blank">caffeine addiction</a>.</li></ul><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:07:14 +0000 Virginia Prescott 39390 at http://nhpr.org Pirate Joe's, Hollywood Animal Fails, And Abolishing Tips An Analysis Of Food Shopping Choices, Without The Lecture http://nhpr.org/post/analysis-food-shopping-choices-without-lecture <p>Thanksgiving is no time to be a food killjoy. We’re not going there. Instead, how about considering our food behavior, especially when it comes to shopping for it, serving it, and opening a fridge full of leftovers? You won’t get any lectures from <strong><a href="https://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/faculty/faculty-directory/kusum-l-ailawadi" target="_blank">Kusum Ailawadi</a>, </strong>who spoke at the recent <a href="http://tedxamoskeagmillyard.org/2013/09/25/kusum-ailawadi-dartmouth-professor-and-tedxamoskeagmillyard-speaker/" target="_blank">Ted-X Amoskeag Millyard</a>. She’s professor of marketing at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and has done a lot of research on what goes in people’s grocery carts using the real-life laboratory of the American supermarket. She and her team captured data from thousands of shopping trips across the country over a four year period. She’s sharing some practical knowledge from her findings before we dig in this Thursday.</p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:10:49 +0000 Virginia Prescott 39156 at http://nhpr.org An Analysis Of Food Shopping Choices, Without The Lecture Yes Or No To GMOs? http://nhpr.org/post/yes-or-no-gmos <p>The national debate over whether foods that contain ‘genetically modified’ ingredients should be labeled has come to New Hampshire, with a bill in the legislature to require such language on food products- ranging from corn flakes to canola oil.&nbsp; We’re looking the arguments, from questions about health and environmental impacts to the economic costs of labeling.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS: </u></strong></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 39082 at http://nhpr.org Yes Or No To GMOs? New Hampshire’s Supermarket Shuffle http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-s-supermarket-shuffle <p>Shaws and Stop and Shop recently announced plans to shutter stores in the Granite State leaving hundreds of workers unemployed…and loyal customers wondering where they’ll pick up their groceries! But some say the closures are actually good for the state’s consumers, leading to lower prices, new players and greater choice.</p><p></p><p></p><p><strong><u>Guests:</u></strong></p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:00:51 +0000 Laura Knoy 33476 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire’s Supermarket Shuffle Two Chains Close N.H. Stores In A Competitive Grocery Industry http://nhpr.org/post/two-chains-close-nh-stores-competitive-grocery-industry <p>The state is deploying its Rapid Response Team to assist over 1,100 workers set to lose their jobs as two supermarket chains close some of their stores.</p><p>Shaw’s is planning to shutter six of its 34 New Hampshire supermarkets, while Stop and Shop is closing all of its stores and gas stations in the state.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:13:35 +0000 Brady Carlson 32839 at http://nhpr.org Nearly Half of Grocery Shopping Now Done in Nontraditional Grocery Stores http://nhpr.org/post/nearly-half-grocery-shopping-now-done-nontraditional-grocery-stores <p>When we talk about holiday shopping we're usually referring to gifts. But as anyone who's ever hosted the family Christmas party knows, holding shopping can also mean <em>food</em> shopping.</p><p>And this year in New Hampshire, there are more options for that kind of shopping than perhaps ever before.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 22:46:53 +0000 Brady Carlson 18883 at http://nhpr.org Nearly Half of Grocery Shopping Now Done in Nontraditional Grocery Stores