Marketplace for Thursday, March 27, 2014
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Say you’re in the food or beverage business and you want to get a lot of attention – or, even, come up with a new product that people might like. Mashing up seemingly unrelated foods and/or flavors is one strategy, like the one now at the center of Taco Bell’s breakfast push. Yes, we mean the waffle taco. And, Brookstone prepares to file for bankruptcy and be bought by Spencer (Gifts). We take a look at what did in the purveyor of massage chairs and eye-shades, and what Spencer looks like going forward. Meanwhile, the deadline for the Affordable Care Act enrollment is approaching and government officials are worried about the Latino population and their low numbers signing up.
Posted In: Europe, ukraine, Russia
President Obama continues his tour of Europe.
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, March 28, 2014
Posted In: food deserts, grocery stores
A California survey finds more food shops sell beer than milk.