Seventy percent of those surveyed by Glassdoor believe men and women are paid equally at their companies. Sixty percent of women and 78 percent of men believe their companies practice an equal pay for equal work policy.
Chicago Tribune (tiered sub.) -
Fresh Market is looking for a buyer and Kroger is said to be among those bidding for the natural and organic foods chain.
The e-tailer is advertising for staff to work in a new store planned for the La Jolla or San Diego area.
Los Angeles Times (tiered sub.) -
Nordstrom has made public architectural illustrations of the "seven-level glass waveform facade" at its planned Columbus Circle flagship.
The Seattle Times (tiered sub.) -
Clothing manufacturers have benefited over the past year because of a favorable exchange rate with China. On the heels of a slow fourth quarter, retailers are asking vendors to share some of the cash that has been dropping to their vendors' bottom lines.
New York Post -
A mysterious stomach bug has made more than 150 kids sick at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. As a result, the school has closed its cafeteria and snack bar. Wawa and Wegmans have jumped in to bring food to kids on campus while the school investigates what caused so many to become ill.
It's the employees, of course.
Retail sales excluding autos, gas, building materials and food service, were up 0.6 percent last month.