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2008-09-03 09:00:29

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/51b909/2008_worldwide_bee) has announced the addition of the "2008 Worldwide Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores Product Lines" report to their offering. The 2008 Worldwide Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores Product Lines report features 2008 current and 2009 forecast estimates on the sales of 61 product lines. The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on product lines sales. Product lines include...

2008-09-02 00:00:21

By Jenny Paul Pennsylvania liquor consumers are getting a break compared with shoppers in Ohio and West Virginia, but the prices they pay still are inflated by taxes, fees and the state's mark-up. A 750-milliliter bottle of Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Black Label whiskey retails for $20.99 at state liquor stores. With the 7 percent Allegheny County sales tax, consumers pay $22.46 -- nearly $10 more than the bottle's wholesale price of $12.73. "Wow, that's crazy," said Rick Austin, 38, of...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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