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  •  TJ's was sold to a German conglomerate years ago (4+ / 0-)
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    Fury, elwior, fumie, Lujane

    They have drifted over the years but they still treat employees better than most.

    Congressional elections have consequences!

    by Cordyc on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 08:17:22 AM PST

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    •  1979 to be exact (1+ / 0-)
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      Trader Joe's was founded by Joe Coulombe and has been owned since 1979 by a family trust set up by the late German businessman Theo Albrecht, one of the two brothers behind the German discount supermarket chain Aldi.
    •  but two buck chuck (0+ / 0-)

      is still bottling wines in vineyards that violate fair working conditions, and where workers die for lack of water, shade and required breaks.

      At least I haven't seen any publicity about their having changed their ways.

      I don't shop at TJ for that reason... among others. Their produce is not as good as in other stores in our area, and that doesn't mean Whole Paycheck.

      "There's nothing serious about a plan that claims to reduce the deficit by spending a trillion dollars on tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires." - President Obama

      by fhcec on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 02:28:51 AM PST

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