Marketplace for Thursday, February 28, 2013
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Recent veterans not only have higher unemployment than the rest of the population, they also have higher unemployment rates relative to other veterans. If sequestration happens, America's meat inspectors may be furloughed. Gun-maker Sturm, Ruger and Co.'s sales were up 50 percent last year. The CEO of The Veggie Grill talks about the business of making vegetarian fast food that tastes good. Jack Lew was sworn in today as the new Treasury Secretary, and with massive federal spending cuts possibly on the horizon for tomorrow, he probably didn't have an easy first day. We explore how you can avoid pitfalls on the first day of a new job.
Posted In: Veggie Grill, restaurants, Food, vegetarian
Former Baja Fresh CEO Greg Dollarhyde is slowly expanding his newest healthy fast-food chain Veggie Grill.
Posted In: politics, sequester, sequestration
Businesses issue ultimatums all the time. Politics requires negotiations, whether before -- or after -- a crisis.
Posted In: guns
Sturm, Ruger said a 50 percent increase in sales was driven by President Obama's re-election campaign, when gun owners feared some guns would be harder, or impossible, to buy.
Posted In: meat, USDA, Food
Across-the-board furloughs would reduce the number of food inspectors, possibly affecting prices and supplies of meat.