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FDA Questioning Natural Food Claims

Finally, the FDA is opening a review on the use of the word “natural” in food advertising and claims. This review comes as a result of citizen petitions questioning the meaning of the word and even its use in food … Continue reading

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Nell Newman of Newman’s Own Organics

Nell Newman of Newman’s Own Organics is one of those people who earn your attention with her presence and message. Daughter of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward she has her father’s captivating blue eyes and her mom’s grace. What engages … Continue reading

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Buy Local Sustainability: A Solution To Food and Fuel Price Inflation

The Federal Reserve reports no inflation. That conclusion is being lost on consumers. Here’s what they are feeling in their pocket book: Gasoline prices have risen from below $2.50 in 2009 to approaching $4 per gallon Ground beef prices are … Continue reading

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Etsy: Retailing Best Practices For Buy Local, Buy Handmade, Buy Green!

Etsy is a web site that is a BEST PRACTICES example on the new sales paths that can be created with customers seeking products that are defined by their authenticity. Etsy began as a website that offered a global market … Continue reading

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Derisking: Green and Buy Local Supply Chain Best Practices

The tragedy in Japan plus the unrest in the Middle East has again brought Wall Street’s attention upon the concept of “derisking.” Derisking is a strategy that looks beyond meter, pump or cash register price to evaluate all costs and … Continue reading

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TOP FIVE Best Practices For Retailers To Grow Buy Local Revenues

As a retailer your daily key business issue is how to grow sales? A retailer’s business life is leveraging the value of your store location and inventory. The path to doing so is sales. Sell more, make a profit. Sell … Continue reading

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Buy Local: Restoring Jobs, The Economy and The Environment

BUY LOCAL! I think it will replace Buy American as a mega-wave that will stimulate job growth and the restoration of our environment. American Express OPEN magazine for small business did a survey of 600 small businesses and found that … Continue reading

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