Saturday, March 14, 2009
6542: Supermercado, Super-Size, Superstar.
Weekend news with a MultiCultClassics Monologue…
• This summer, Walmart will unveil Supermercado de Walmart, the retailer’s first Latino-focused stores. Located in Houston and Phoenix, the stores will feature products with Latino appeal, as well as bilingual staff. The Minutemen are not expected to attend the grand-opening event.
• A new study shows building a fast food restaurant within 500 feet of a school will increase the student obesity rate by at least 5 percent. It would be no problem if all the obese students wound up having successful careers like Subway’s Jared.
• MC Hammer is being sued for accepting a $61,000 publisher’s advance, but failing to deliver on a book about fatherhood. Talk about being a delinquent dad.