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Kinect Powers Shopping Carts Of The Future In Austin
2012-02-29 11:27:05

Earlier this month, organic grocery retailer Whole Foods began rolling out shopping carts with a mess of electronics attached to the handles. It might look like a way to distract your children while wandering the aisles, but the cart instead has grander goals. Called the Smarter Cart, the next generation in shopping comes with a Windows 8 tablet attached to the cart´s handlebars, and a UPC scanner. Using a motion-controlled Kinect, and RFID, (Radio-frequency identification) the tablet...

2011-04-05 08:41:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Today, purveyors of one of the country's fastest-growing juice brands and leader in the superfood category, announced today that it has renewed its contract with Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, the largest accounting, tax and consulting firm in Central Texas. Maxwell Locke & Ritter will conduct Genesis Today's audit for the fifth year in a row for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2010. Genesis Today is one of the country's...

2011-03-02 15:31:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its "Be Good to Your Whole Body" campaign in Whole Body(TM) departments, Whole Foods Market focuses on "Be Good to Your Whole Baby" during March with a "The First Yum" baby photo contest, educational podcasts, in-store lectures and a brochure offering lifestyle tips and ideas for choosing natural alternatives to support a healthy start for families. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070927/LATH047LOGO) Whole Foods Market...

2010-10-13 13:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) is pleased to announce that its shoppers donated more than $1.4 million after a seven-week fundraising campaign to improve school lunches through the Salad Bar Project. As the nation celebrates National School Lunch Week (Oct. 10-16), it is clear that parents and advocates are ready for healthy items to be added to the menu. Whole Foods Market joined forces with Chef Ann Cooper's non-profit, Food Family Farming...

2010-08-16 16:33:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY), makers of the nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage, Kefir, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. In addition, the company announced an exclusive, nationwide distribution agreement with Whole Foods to bring three flavors of their new BioKefir(TM) drink to all store locations. Financial Highlights for Second Quarter 2010 Sales increased more than seven percent...

2010-01-15 12:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The founder of Whole Foods Markets, John Mackey, may not "believe" in Climate Change. Still, Whole Foods is one of the great green success stories out there, and calls for a boycott will ultimately be self-defeating. For more, visit elephantjournal.com: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/01/top-ten-reasons-why-its-silly-to-boycott-whole-foods/ elephantjournal.com: WALK THE TALK SHOW WITH WAYLON LEWIS: EVOL BURRITOS VIDEO elephantjournal.com...

2009-09-12 11:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Teamsters protested at the "Entrepreneur's Open Forum" at the Numi Tea Garden to highlight Whole Food's hypocrisy of claiming to support sustainable policies while its CEO lobbies against real health reform for its workers and customers. Executives from Whole Foods and its leading supplier United Natural Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) led discussions on "strategies for healthy business growth." The Whole Foods CEO, in a Wall...

2009-08-28 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Waylon Lewis of elephantjournal.com: WHY I AIN'T ABOUT TO BOYCOTT WHOLE FOODS. elephantjournal.com's editor Waylon Lewis' report on the Whole Foods boycott has been featured (four times) on the home page of Huffington Post, garnered 500+ comments, and been quoted by The New York Times, Atlantic & Daily Camera. To read more, please visit: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2009/08/boycott-whole-foods-not-yet/ elephantjournal.com: YOGA JOURNAL...

2009-08-10 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leader in natural and organic foods, and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "Renegade Lunch Lady," have joined forces to transform lunch in schools across the country with the "School Lunch Revolution" campaign. This national effort, which launches during the back-to-school season, aims to enable schools to revolutionize and improve the way children eat. The free, first-of-its-kind Lunch Box Web site -...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.