Trader Joe's coundown
Excitement is building in the New York foodie blogosphere: In just a few weeks, New York's first Trader Joe's will open in Union Square. Trader Joe's is a chain of discount gourmet grocery stores that started in Los Angeles and spread across the U.S. The Joe M.O. is to hire buyers to scout out raw materials and then produce products under the store's house brand. They also pride themselves on fair labor practices and sustainable harvesting.
Whole Paycheck is on notice.