Stories by Sarah Skidmore

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

Protests greet shoppers at Walmarts

Wal-Mart workers and supporters marched in protest at a number of stores nationwide Thursday and Friday, blasting the wages, benefits and treatment of employees of the world's largest retailer.
By Sarah Skidmore

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Hostess closes plants after strike

The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread said Monday that the strike has prevented it from producing and delivering products, and it is closing bakeries in Seattle, St. Louis and ...
By Sarah Skidmore

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012

Penney shares plunge on outlook

J.C. Penney & Co.'s stock was one of the market's biggest decliners Thursday after the department store chain told analysts that it expects its financial struggles to continue during the ...
By Sarah Skidmore

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008

Grocers giving prepared foods bigger variety

PORTLAND, Ore. --- Some-where amid the sweet pea salad with blue cheese and spicy beef wraps at the grocery deli counter, Natalya Toker found her lunch.
By Sarah Skidmore
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