4 Retailers Sued (Again) Over Deceptive Pricing

  Only in California.  Four retailers have been sued due to deceptive advertising, namely posting a fake “regular price” to make their not-really-a-sale price look more attractive.   I remember years ago that the retailer I worked for got in trouble for this as well, because we were selling our Christmas cards at “50% OFF!” Read More…

The End of Antibacterial Soaps (At Last.)

           For centuries people have survived by washing their hands with soap and water, but in the last decade Americans have become obsessed with trying to scrub off every possible germ and microbe using antibacterial soaps, hand sanitizers and so on.  The FDA has finally had enough of the false claims Read More…

Walmart Cuts 7,000 Jobs In Their Stores

    Walmart is finally doing something that happened at Longs Drugs over a decade ago, namely eliminating the “bookkeeping” position(s) in the store.  They have decided it’s more cost-effective to have those functions done at corporate level and the cash-counting can be done by pretty much anyone who can do basic math (as is Read More…