Brookshire’s Texas Teamwork | Retail Market Developments

Everything in Texas is big. For Tyler, TX-based Brookshire Grocery Company, this includes a cross-departmental multicultural initiative that has allowed the chain to grow company sales in its Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods stores by almost 30 percent in three years. Read More...

FDA Bans Certain Imports of Mexican Cilantro | Retail Market Developments

Investigation finds human feces and toilet paper in fields. Read More...

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige to Star in NBC’s The Wiz Live! | Multicultural Entertainment, Lifestyle, Culture

The new show is based on The Wiz, an award-winning 1970s Broadway musical with an all-black cast. Read More...

John Legend to Produce New WGN Series “Underground” | Multicultural Entertainment, Lifestyle, Culture

Underground focuses on plantation slaves who are fighting for freedom. Legend is an Oscar, Golden Glove and Grammy Award winner. Read More...

Walmart Plans to Grow India Wholesale Market | Retail Market Developments

Walmart is “bypassing” restrictions on opening food stores in India by acting as a wholesaler. Walmart now operates 20 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in India and plans to open 50 more within five years. Stores supply family-owned groceries and foodservice customers. Read More...

The U.S. Celebrates National Tequila Day | Multicultural Entertainment, Lifestyle, Culture

At 50 million liters annually, the U.S. leads the world in consumption. Read More...

U.S. Dominicans Celebrate Pedro Martinez’ Induction into Baseball Hall of Fame | Multicultural Entertainment, Lifestyle, Culture

Martinez is the second Dominican to receive this honor. Read More...

Amazon Plans to Produce 12 Films this Year | Multicultural Entertainment, Lifestyle, Culture

The first will be Spike Lee’s upcoming movie Chi-raq. Read More...

Yoga Has Become a $27 Billion Industry in the U.S. | Multicultural Entertainment, Lifestyle, Culture

More than 20 million Americans practice yoga and spend more than $11 billion annually on classes and equipment. Read More...

Growing Hispanic Population Impacts Foodservice Programs | Multicultural Research

Technomic Reports that more than 40 percent of Latinos use foodservice twice weekly. Read More...