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Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains hope to tap into a lucrative new market: Food stamps recipients who want to shop for groceries online.
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April 18, 2019 - 9:29 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn and Tami Luhby, CNN Business (CNN) -- Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains like ShopRite hope to tap into a lucrative new market: Food stamp recipients who want to shop for groceries online. For the first time, the US Department of Agriculture has given the green light for...
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Flashpoint
January 12, 2019 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about the aftermath of false allegations of blackface against the Mummers. It's been over a week since protesters gathered outside of City Hall calling for an end...
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The CEO of the chain that owns several area supermarkets is closing the ShopRite store in West Philadelphia, several blocks from the suburbs, blaming Philadelphia's soda tax. The city and supporters of the beverage tax question his motives.
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Flashpoint
January 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brown's Superstores recently announced it would be closing its Overbrook ShopRite, blaming the city's soda tax. In response, Mayor Jim Kenney had strong words for the company's CEO. Jeff Brown fires back on this weekend's Flashpoint. When Brown's Superstores CEO Jeff...
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The CEO of the chain that owns several area supermarkets is closing the ShopRite store in West Philadelphia, several blocks from the suburbs, blaming Philadelphia's soda tax. The city and supporters of the beverage tax question his motives.
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Mike Dougherty
January 03, 2019 - 1:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Shop Rite in West Philadelphia is closing, and supermarket owner Jeff Brown blames the soda tax for a drop in sales. Mayor Jim Kenney isn't buying that excuse. "Jeff Brown is a crybaby, basically," Kenney said. "He lives in a double-wide mansion on Rittenhouse...
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The CEO of the chain that owns several area supermarkets is closing the ShopRite store in West Philadelphia, several blocks from the suburbs, blaming Philadelphia's soda tax. The city and supporters of the beverage tax question his motives.
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Steve Tawa
January 02, 2019 - 7:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The CEO of a chain of more than a dozen ShopRites and Fresh Grocer supermarkets in the region, including seven in the city, is closing a ShopRite in West Philadelphia, blaming the tax on soda and sweetened beverages. But the city and supporters of the beverage tax...
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More than 70 pounds of coffee were donated and packed up.
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Mike Dougherty
August 16, 2018 - 3:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Bernie Strain's son, Brian, who is serving overseas, reached out for some comforts of home, Councilman David Oh and local ShopRite owners stepped in. Brian Strain, a master sergeant in the Air Force, mentioned to his father in Roxborough that the coffee they...
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Soda Generic
Pat Loeb
June 10, 2018 - 11:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The American Beverage Association is opening a new front in its war on Philadelphia’s soda tax. This time, it’s rallying around a bill in Harrisburg that would repeal the tax. The soda industry has had little luck dislodging the tax, despite spending tens of millions...
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