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fleischman
I found it and turned it into UPD. You had a missed call from your mom. :(
 
 
fleischman
02 January 2006 @ 11:03 am
"Like many other artists who have traditionally set up shop in the city's less expensive quarters, "What I want for my life is to get by on as little money as possible and do as much of my art is possible," she said. "But there is no such thing as what SoHo was or even Williamsburg once was, where a group of artists could buy a building. That is no longer possible in New York."

ny times article
 
 
fleischman
18 July 2005 @ 12:05 pm
"Nor can he afford to let personal relationships get in his way. Tim Rose, Costco's senior vice president for food merchandising, recalled a time when Starbucks did not pass along savings from a drop in coffee bean prices. Though he is a friend of the Starbucks chairman, Howard Schultz, Mr. Sinegal warned he would remove Starbucks coffee from his stores unless it cut its prices.

Starbucks relented.

"Howard said, 'Who do you think you are? The price police?' " Mr. Rose recalled, adding that Mr. Sinegal replied emphatically that he was."

The company is challenging the idea that discount retailers must pay workers poorly.
 
 
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