El Boletón by Paul Knapp 1/30/2011
“R E A C I O N E N C A D E N A” The ripple effect of the ECONO Badda Boom Boom special price for Chuletas Corte De Punta at 78 cents a pound in a one week two page black and white ad in Thursdays EL NUEVO DIA was obvious, based on the actions of two supermarket companies. PITUSA had the end cut chuletas priced at 89 lb. in the Shopper that was “published” on January 20, but on Friday...
El Boletón by Paul Knapp 01/27/2011
C O G E R E L T O R O P O R L O S C U E R N O S The only new action last week came from PITUSA and ECONO. PITUSA did an eight page color Shopper advertising Picu and Canto Alegre whole chickens at 89 lb. using a photo of an ugly white meat nekid dead chicken to neutralize any appetite appeal. The cover page also carries Canto Alegre chicken breasts at 99 lb. and Chuletas...
Chinese photographer captures the phony. →
Alfredo Sáenz, who has been chief executive of the bank since 2002, is expected...– At Santander, Succession in the Spotlight - WSJ.com
Food prices on the rise: Grocery shoppers will react by buying more discounted...– Food prices: The consequences of costly nosh | The Economist
El Boletón by Paul Knapp 1/19/2011
A B L A S T F R O M T H E P A S T “Now And Then” Several times every month when I “Hit The Road” on a Monday morning the first stop is at Perez Hermano’s in Cayey where usually you will find “Señor Clubman” Pepito Perez “walking the store” with his merchandising and operational team members, prior to the weekly meeting. This week as we discussed a new setting for a 24-foot bunker case...
the S.E.C., hoping to bring more clarity to the market, is demanding more...– You would think there would not be a need for regulations for this… S.E.C. Approves New Rules for Asset-Backed Securities - NYTimes.com
Pocket Tazer Stun Gun, a great gift for the...
A guy who purchased his lovely wife a pocket Tazer for their anniversary submitted this: Last weekend I saw something at Larry’s Pistol & Pawn Shop that sparked my interest. The occasion was our 15th anniversary and I was looking for a little something extra for my wife Julie. What I came across was a 100,000-volt, pocket/purse-sized Tazer. The effects of the Tazer were supposed...
Text of Steve Jobs' letter to employees
“Team, At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic decisions for the company. I have asked Tim Cook to be responsible for all of Apple’s day-to-day operations. I have great confidence that Tim and the rest of the executive management team will do a...
Old Time Family Baseball: Your 2011 Hall of Fame... →
oldtimefamilybaseball: The plumes of smoke have cleared from the Vatican and the results are in: Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven will be entering the Hall of Fame. A record 581 ballots were cast in electing the two, with Alomar receiving 90% of the vote and Blyleven 79.7%. Larkin was third with 62.1% of the vote, and I…