Whole Foods stock plunged 10% on early Thursday morning trade in Wall Street following disappointing financial results for the last quarter. Whole Foods Market, Inc. is a fast growing natural and organic foods retailer, riding the healthy food fad, which has allowed the company to charge premium prices for its products, compared to conventional [...]
In 2013, the World Trade Organization (WTO) authorized Antigua's request to suspend U.S. copyrights after a trade dispute over gambling boiled over. In response, Antigua threatened to open a free download portal offering U.S. movies, TV shows and music to the world. Show More Summary
Wilmer Flores wiped away tears as he warmed up at shortstop for the eighth inning, thinking he was being traded from the organization he joined as a teenager. Manager Terry Collins left the rookie... To view the full story, click the title link.
Maybe the dust has settled some on the Nationals’ complicated trade with the Phillies for Jonathan Papelbon, though it likely hasn’t. The addition of Papelbon caused a lot of ripples within the organization, from Drew Storen to the rest of the bullpen to the future. Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors have traded forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics in exchange for forward Gerald Wallace and guard Chris Babb, the team announced today. “On behalf of the entire Golden State Warriors organization, we thank David Lee for his contributions both on and off the court over the last five years,” said Warriors [...]
A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruled that the 14-year-long US ban on Argentinian meat is incompatible with WTO provisions on sanitary and phytosanitary measures, a source familiar with the matter told RIA Novosti on Friday.
``The agreement announced Friday marks the World Trade Organization's first tariff-killing deal in 18 years... Talks on revising the technology agreement began in 2012. The breakthrough occurred when the U.S. and China worked out most of their differences during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington last November.''
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World Trade Organization (WTO) members finalized a deal on Friday to cut tariffs on $1 trillion worth of information technology products in a boost for producers of goods ranging from video games to medical equipment. Show More Summary
More than 50 countries have completed a deal through the World Trade Organization to eliminate tariffs on a range of cutting-edge goods, the U.S. said Friday.
China, Costa Rica, and the European Union earlier this month put new food safety-related issues on the agenda at the World Trade Organization’s Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures. China told the SPS Committee that it plans to amend its safety assessment of agricultural genetically modified food and feed, sometimes referred to as biotech... Continue Reading
Ever since the Philadelphia Eagles traded for Sam Bradford, observers have been waiting for the other shoe to drop in the form of a new contract. Some have even gone so far as to suggest the organization might be making a mistake byShow More Summary
A United 787-9 touching down at Paine Field – Photo: Bernie Leighton | AirlineReporter We’ve all seen the statistic; Airlines For America (a U.S. airline trade organization) is predicting 2.4 million passengers per day this summer in the 91-day period between June 1st of this year and August 31st. 332,000 of those enplanements are [...]Show More Summary
Although it can't happen, every team wants to come out on top in a potential trade. Over the next few slides, we'll take a look at how each organization can make that happen. The MLB trade deadline isn't just for contending teams trying to make last-minute tweaks for the pivotal stretch run. Show More Summary
Once again we’ve got the medical trade telling us that more lives could be saved if only more people would donate their organs. We agree entirely that more lives could be saved (and significant sums of money saved too) if more organ transplants took place. But the solution is, at least in part, to purchase […]
After more than 8 years at the helm of independent music's largest US based trade organization, A2IM, president Rich Bengloff is stepping down. Bengloff can be credited with successfully steering the organization during the music industry's difficult transition from CD's to downloads and now streaming. ______________________________ After eight and a...
Whether you're buying a box of crackers, a bag of coffee beans or a new mattress, it's easier than ever these days to figure out whether an item is organic, fair trade or environmentally friendly. Now, a new app aims to help you figure...Show More Summary
Despite seemingly starting a rebuilding process this past offseason, the Atlanta Braves find themselves in contention at the midway point of the 2015 season. That's good news for the fans, but for the organization, that may not be best for the long run. Show More Summary
The European Union is complicit in the ongoing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) through its timber trade with local logging companies, a watchdog organization said Wednesday.
There have been some changes to the Brooklyn Nets organization this offseason, including point guard Deron Williams signing with the Dallas Mavericks. However, in the wake of some rumored ownership adjustments, there could be even more change happening in Brooklyn. Show More Summary
Several organizations that advocate on behalf of both sex workers and survivors of trafficking have written a letter to MSNBC, urging them to cancel Sex Slaves in America, saying it “exploits those in the sex trade” and misleads the viewing public about the realities of both sex work and trafficking. Show More Summary