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  • Food Shortages Just Hit NYC… Why?

    12/04/2023 11:47:21 AM PST · by EBH · 59 replies
    Cash Jordan ^ | 12/4/23 | Cash Jordan
    Dec 4, 2023 1 in 10 New Yorkers struggle with hunger, and due to recent budget cuts, food pantries and other city funded nutrition programs may experience shortages. It is going to get very scary in NYC soon.
  • Amazon to expand palm recognition technology to all 500+ U.S. Whole Foods stores

    11/08/2023 7:32:11 AM PST · by george76 · 11 replies
    Geek Wire ^ | July 20, 2023 | TODD BISHOP
    Amazon says it will roll out its biometric palm-recognition technology to its more than 500 Whole Foods Markets stores in the United States this year. The technology, called “Amazon One,” lets registered users confirm their identity and pay for items by holding a hand over a scanning device. Users connect a payment method when signing up. Amazon One is currently available in more than 200 Whole Foods stores. The technology debuted in 2020 at the original Amazon Go store in Seattle. The company also offers Amazon One to third-parties. The technology is installed in 400 total locations in U.S., including...
  • Video collection of Amazon One Commercials (CHAT)

    10/15/2023 9:11:35 AM PDT · by SaveFerris · 14 replies
    Various YouTube Channels ^ | Varies | Various YouTube Channels
    Amazon One: an easier way through your day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH_SVNVIfzk Amazon Rolls Out Palm-Scanning Contactless Payments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WaOq3wQlxI Amazon One, the new contactless way to pay with your palm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jL48Gq2l_NY Amazon launches palm scan payment technology | NewsNation Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBsm7EcS6Gs Amazon rolls out palm scanning payment at Whole Foods https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf7por-57yI Whole Foods shoppers will soon be able to pay with the palm of their hand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-KZTrXLlCY You'll soon be able to pay with your handprint at U.S. Whole foods https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVwlkHHxzEM Palm-payment technology coming to all U.S. Whole Foods https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbZW_oCUlsg
  • Whole Foods bottle attacker busted at least seven previous times, including late August: police sources

    10/06/2023 12:14:01 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/06/2023 | Tina Moore and Chris Nesi
    The maniac who went on a violent rampage starting at a Whole Foods across from Bryant Park on Thursday was busted at least seven previous times, most recently in late August, law-enforcement sources said Friday. Michael Howell, 32 — whose alleged unprovoked attack with a glass bottle caused mayhem and bloodshed during the evening rush — appeared dazed as cops led him out of Midtown Precinct South in Manhattan on Friday and into the back of a squad car to head to court for his arraignment. The Manhattan man is charged with three counts of assault stemming from the rampage,...
  • Nordstrom shuts down BOTH stores in crime-ridden San Francisco - as Target locks entire product range behind security glass and Whole Foods store is shuttered

    05/03/2023 8:15:47 AM PDT · by Morgana · 40 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 3, 2023 | Alex Oliveira
    Nordstrom has announced it is closing all of its San Francisco stores, blaming the 'changed dynamics' of the city which has seen numerous major chains turn-tail in the face of soaring crime. The retailer told employees it would not be renewing its leases at the Westfield Mall or at the Nordstrom Rack across the street. The mall location will shutter at the end of August, and the Rack store will remain open until July 1, according to the Washington Post. Nordstrom chief stores officer Jamie Nordstrom blamed the state of San Francisco in recent years for reducing foot traffic 'and...
  • Whole Foods workers at shuttered San Francisco store witnessed knife attacks, a deadly fentanyl overdose, customers trying to defecate on the floor, and other chaos, report says

    05/01/2023 12:22:23 PM PDT · by grundle · 17 replies
    Business Insider via Yahoo ^ | May 1, 2023 | Alex Bitter
    Whole Foods' recently closed flagship store in San Francisco was the site of thefts, assaults, and a deadly overdose in the 13 months it was open. The New York Times reported on Sunday that the store was the scene of hundreds of calls to emergency services and 14 arrests, according to police reports. Last September, a man died due to an overdose of fentanyl and methamphetamine, according to the reports seen by the Times. Visitors to the store also threatened security guards with knives and, in one case, sprayed employees with foam from a fire extinguisher, according to the Times....
  • Whole Foods plans to lay off several hundred corporate employees: Read the memo here

    04/21/2023 7:00:50 AM PDT · by CFW · 33 replies
    CNBC ^ | 4/21/23 | Annie Palmer
    Whole Foods is letting go some corporate employees as part of a planned reorganization of select teams, and as its parent company closely examines costs. Whole Foods plans to reorganize certain global and regional support teams over the next two months, the company’s executive team wrote in a memo to employees on Thursday. As a result, the upscale grocer is laying off several hundred employees from those teams, a spokesperson confirmed. The cuts translate to about less than half of a percent of the company’s global workforce, a Whole Foods Market spokesperson said.
  • Whole Foods in Downtown San Francisco Closes Due to Spiraling Crime

    04/12/2023 4:08:15 PM PDT · by grundle · 18 replies
    National Review via Yahoo ^ | April 11, 2023 | Jeff Zymeri
    One of the largest supermarkets in downtown San Francisco closed its doors this week due to deteriorating street conditions nearby. Increased drug use and crime near the Whole Foods on Eighth and Market, which opened just one year ago, contributed to the store’s closing, a city hall source told the San Francisco Standard. “We are closing our Trinity location only for the time being,” a Whole Foods spokesperson said in a statement. “If we feel we can ensure the safety of our team members in the store, we will evaluate a reopening of our Trinity location.” The news comes after...
  • Whole Foods cites concerns for employee safety, shutters San Francisco flagship store

    04/12/2023 8:06:01 AM PDT · by Twotone · 12 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | April 11, 2023 | Ari Hoffman
    A Whole Foods Market, one of the largest supermarkets in downtown San Francisco closed at the end of business Monday, just over a year after the store opened, according to a new report Company officials told The Standard in a statement, “We are closing our Trinity location only for the time being. If we feel we can ensure the safety of our team members in the store, we will evaluate a reopening of our Trinity location.” A source at City Hall said that the outlet’s “flagship location” cited drug use and crime near the 64,737 square feet location as reasons...
  • Just how gross was it at that San Francisco Whole Foods? Customers weigh in online with their experiences at the now-shuttered Whole Foods flagship store in that bum-infested city

    04/12/2023 6:46:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/12/2023 | Monica Showalter
    Whole Foods on Monday shut down its ritzy new flagship store in San Francisco, after just a year in operation, citing crime and safety concerns.I wrote about that astonishing event yesterday, brought on by the city's failure to enforce its own laws, noting that the company had a good customer base and had shelled out big to make the place attractive, but that was no match for the chaos the one-party government had allowed the area to fall into. Whole Foods may have had a punchbowl for themselves and its customers, but with the city's coddling of bums and criminals,...
  • Checkout's closed: Whole Foods FLAGSHIP San Francisco store closes after just one year because of rampant drug use in restrooms, violence towards staff - and theft of ALL 250 shopping baskets

    04/11/2023 7:51:54 AM PDT · by Morgana · 55 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 11, 2023 | David Averre
    One of the largest supermarkets in Downtown San Francisco has closed down just one year after opening due to widespread drug use, theft and aggressive behavior towards staff members. Organic food giant Whole Foods opened a new 'flagship' location at Trinity Place in the city's Tenderloin district in March 2022, hoping to revitalize footfall after two years of draconian COVID restrictions severely impacted businesses in the area. But a Whole Foods spokesperson declared the store closed down last night due to safety concerns for its staff. 'We are closing our Trinity location only for the time being,' the spokesperson said...
  • Checkout's closed: Whole Foods FLAGSHIP San Francisco store closes after just one year because of rampant drug use in restrooms, violence towards staff - and theft of ALL 250 shopping baskets

    04/11/2023 8:16:06 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 11 2023 | DAVID AVERRE
    One of the largest supermarkets in Downtown San Francisco has closed down just one year after opening due to widespread drug use, theft and aggressive behavior towards staff members. Organic food giant Whole Foods opened a new 'flagship' location at Trinity Place in the city's Tenderloin district in March 2022, hoping to revitalize footfall after two years of draconian COVID restrictions severely impacted businesses in the area. But a Whole Foods spokesperson declared the store closed down last night due to safety concerns for its staff. 'We are closing our Trinity location only for the time being,' the spokesperson said...
  • Whole Foods Is Shuttering Its Flagship Store in San Francisco Just a Year After It Opened

    04/10/2023 8:34:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Red State ^ | 04/10/2023 | Susie Moore
    Whole Foods opened its 64,000+ square foot “flagship” store in downtown San Francisco in March of 2022. On Monday, the grocery giant announced it was shuttering that location — at least for now.“We are closing our Trinity location only for the time being,” a Whole Foods spokesperson said in a statement. “If we feel we can ensure the safety of our team members in the store, we will evaluate a reopening of our Trinity location.”A City Hall source told The Standard the company cited deteriorating street conditions around drug use and crime near the grocery store as a reason for...
  • Whole Foods to close San Francisco flagship store a year after opening

    04/10/2023 6:39:07 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 50 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | April 10, 2023 | Susana Guerrero
    After a short stint in downtown San Francisco, the Whole Foods at 1185 Market St. is closing this week
  • Trader Joes Will Never Change to Self-Checkout

    02/26/2023 2:03:19 PM PST · by PK1991 · 78 replies
    The U.S. Sun ^ | 2/26/2023 | Rachel Dobkin
    "Trader Joe's will continue to hire on-site staff as the company believes its employees are more important than the glitz and the glamour of self-checkout. “The bottom line here is that our people remain our most valued resource," Tara Miller, Trader Joe's vice president of marketing, said on the Inside Trader Joe's podcast. “While other retailers were cutting staff and adding things like self-checkout, curbside pickup, and outsourcing delivery options, we were hiring more crew, and we continue to do that.” She added: "Our crew will be in our stores to help you find your next favorite product, just as...
  • Video: D.C. Whole Foods Imposes QR Code System To Shop

    12/25/2022 12:42:00 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 141 replies
    Infowars.com ^ | December 25th 2022, 10:28 am | Infowars.com
    Eerie footage out of Washington, D.C. foreshadows what is soon coming to all of America: a social credit system that will require shoppers to scan their QR code to shop for goods.A concerned shopper showed an array of QR code scanners lining the entrance of the Whole Foods in D.C., lamenting that she doesn’t want a QR code to shop for necessities.“So, basically you cannot go into the Whole Foods Market in Washington, D.C. unless you scan your own QR code, and they track everything you’re doing. This is the future of all grocery stores,” she said, adding “I’m going...
  • Thousands Dead After Ben Shapiro Casually Strolls Through Whole Foods

    08/27/2022 9:37:11 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | August 26, 2022 | The Babylon Bee
    BOCA RATON, FL — Authorities responded to a level 5 event in Boca Raton Friday after Ben Shapiro casually strolled through a Whole Foods Market, resulting in the death of thousands. The popular political commentator and founder of The Daily Wire had a "hankering for some peaches" when he stopped by earlier in the day, say survivors who witnessed the horrific event. "He walked in like it was no big deal — like he wasn't the Jewish face of white supremacy!" wailed Julia Lacrosse, a 23-year-old twin-spirit dragonkin who had been shopping for her cat. "I could feel it in...
  • Whole Foods CEO John Mackey ‘concerned’ that ‘socialists are taking over’

    08/11/2022 5:48:25 AM PDT · by karpov · 64 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 11, 2022 | Lee Brown
    Whole Foods co-founder and exiting CEO John Mackey has said he is “deeply concerned” that “socialists are taking over” the country. “They’re marching through the institutions — they’re taking everything over,” the 68-year-old executive told Reason magazine in an interview just weeks before he finally steps down from the supermarket giant. “They’ve taken over education. It looks like they’ve taken over a lot of the corporations. It looks like they’ve taken over the military,” he said of his main “concern.” “And it’s just continuing,” he warned. He described himself as a “capitalist at heart” and said he believes in liberty....
  • Amazon's Creepy Palm Reading Payment System Is Taking Over Whole Foods

    08/10/2022 2:18:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    gizmodo.com ^ | 08/10/2022 | ByMack DeGeurin
    In the coming weeks, Amazon plans to expand its “Amazon One” palm reading biometric payment system to 65 Whole Foods Markets throughout California, starting with locations in Malibu, Montana Avenue, and Santa Monica. The expansion, first reported on by The Verge, marks the biggest step forward yet in Amazon’s effort to normalize biometric payments. Amazon One works by linking a customers’ credit card to their unique palm signature. Users then hover their hand over a palm reader to pay, in this case for their overpriced groceries. Prior to the recent expansion effort, One palm readers were limited to seven Whole...
  • Whole Foods Claims Employees Wearing BLM Masks Biolates 1A Rights

    01/09/2022 8:28:27 PM PST · by jcon40 · 55 replies
    Brietbart ^ | Jan 9, 2022 | Paul Bois
    The upscale grocery chain Whole Foods claims the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) order to allow its employees to wear “Black Lives Matter” masks violates its constitutional rights. In October 2020, the Amazon-owned Whole Foods stoked controversy when it announced a new dress code policy that banned its employees from wearing “busy patterns on clothing or face coverings, buttons or pins on employee aprons, ripped jeans, athleisure, and t-shirts with visible logos, slogans, messages, or flags of any kind,” according to Insider. “When a lot of us started working at Whole Foods back in the day, it was a place...