Joseph P. Smith Vineland Daily Journal Published 6:54 p.m. UTC Aug 2, 2018 BRIDGETON – A Vineland man allegedly caught with $35,000 worth of counterfeit brand clothing at the Vineland Flea Market will be arraigned in Cumberland County Superior Court on Friday. New Jersey State Police say Vineland resident Roger Newsome was in possession of faux Nike, Gucci, and Timberland brands, and had sold more, when he was arrested on Jan. 28. Newsome, 55, of South Orchard Road was indicted in July on a counterfeiting charge and a criminal simulation charge. Specifically, according to Trooper J.A. Rivera's complaint, Newsome sold and possessed fake “footwear, hats, and belts.” More: Vineland man opts for trial in fatal drive-by shooting, rejects 30-year prison term offer More: Police: Former girlfriend says double murder suspect attacked her New Jersey has its Trademark Counterfeit Act. Counterfeit goods prosecutions more typically get done under federal … [Read more...] about Gucci goods were flea-market fakes, state police say
Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Wall Street Journal is excited: American workers received their biggest pay raises in a nearly decade in the year to June, a sign the strong labor market and low unemployment is boosting wages as employers compete for scarcer workers. The employment-cost index, a measure of wages and benefits for civilian workers, rose 2.8% in the 12 months to June, the Labor Department said Tuesday. Wages and salaries, which account for about 70% of total compensation, also rose 2.8% from a year earlier. That marked the strongest gain for both measures since September 2008. I am so tired of this shit I could croak. Unless I missed it because I was so annoyed, there’s not a single mention in the Journal story about what this “pay raise” looks like adjusted for inflation. So for your edification, here’s the ECI itself adjusted for inflation It doesn’t really seem to be growing much lately, does it? … [Read more...] about Why? Why Does the Media Routinely Lie About Worker Wages and Compensation?
Saturday mornings at the Edmond Farmers Market are abuzz with fresh vegetables and items being sold. Left out are those on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Their benefit cards are not accepted. The situation is different at the Norman Farm Market, where Phyllis Tunender routinely uses her SNAP benefit card to purchase... When you subscribe for $0.99, you get full digital access to: 1) Unlock ALL exclusive articles from The Oklahoman. 2) Customize all 15 topics with NewsOK Pro. 3) An ad-FREE reading experience on NewsOK. 4) The Oklahoman for iOS and Android apps, Print Replica, Archives and Oklahoman.com. Learn more. Unlock ALL exclusive articles. Get full-digital access.* Already a subscriber? Activate or log in with your Oklahoman or NewsOK Pro account. … [Read more...] about Oklahoma farmers markets give SNAP beneficiaries mixed reception
July 1, 2018 By Kay Foley “It’s a mistake to think, ‘My brand is my graphic identity,’” said Flip Wright, executive vice president of strategy and innovation at Wide Awake. “That’s a very small part of the overall mix. When people step inside your place of business, what does it look and feel like, how are they greeted, how are employees dressed? Your brand includes all the experiences people have in their relationships with you. It’s what they think about you as an organization and every touch point they have with you.” Mary Ann Mele, chief brand officer at R&R Partners (R&R), explained, “A brand is the relationship between a company and its consumers, an organization and its stakeholders or even a candidate and the voters.” Since marketing experts define branding as establishing and maintaining relationships, a company’s graphic identity is only a small component in a never-ending interplay between the … [Read more...] about Creating a Brand: Business Marketing 101
Every professional and civilian chef in Los Angeles is as picky about their farmers market as they are their melons. We all have our favorites and our routines at the markets across town, most of which have been established for at least 10 years.And now there is good news for Hancock Park — a brand-new market is opening Saturdays on La Brea Avenue. Until now the closest choice was the bustling stalls in Hollywood on Sundays.Starting on Saturday, July 28, 21 vendors will converge from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the newest Sweetgreen cafe, at the corner of La Brea and Second Street. The healthy food chain teamed up with the L.A.-based farmers market organization Raw Inspiration, which also manages the Brentwood and Calabasas markets, to bring some new and familiar faces to the neighborhood. California Certified Farmers Market also worked closely with Sweetgreen in gathering vendors. EXPAND Frogs Bakery Michele Stueven It’s a diverse selection of vendors, … [Read more...] about Market Watch: There’s a New Farmers Market on La Brea Avenue