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  • IGA announced today that Bozzuto's Inc. has been named as the 2002 IGA Distribution Company of the Year and has been awarded the IGA President's Cup in recognition of its commitment to excellence and overall performance. This is the second time in five years Bozzuto's has won this award.

  • Wal-Mart announced that it will appeal a recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in the case of a man who said he was dismissed by the company for his union activities. The NLRB ruled that not only did Wal-Mart have to reinstate the man with back pay, but it had to post a sign in all its US stores saying that the NLRB found the company in violation of federal labor law.

  • In the UK, where the obesity issue is becoming a bigger problem, Sainsbury has developed a campaign to educate patients trying to lose weight about low fat alternatives and the advantages of eating fruits and vegetables. There seems to be a growing interest in the government getting involved in nutrition issues there, promoting the consumption of healthier food and adoption of a more physically fit lifestyle.

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