Amazon officials announced plans today to open a second headquarters in a large city where the company will employ up to 50,000 workers, and Los Angeles is one of the cities planning to bid on the project.
“I can confirm that we are planning to bid,” Alex Comisar, Mayor Eric Garcetti’s press secretary, told City News Service.
The company’s current headquarters is located in Seattle, where it employs more than 40,000 people. Amazon said it plans to invest $5 billion in the construction and operation of its second headquarters.
Trader Joe’s will mark its 50th anniversary with celebrations in its stores today and Sunday.
The celebrations will include special product tastings and giveaways. A limited-edition 50th anniversary reusable bag will be available for 50 cents.
Trader Joe’s introduced its first reusable bag to customers 40 years ago.
The first Trader Joe’s store opened on Aug. 25, 1967 in Pasadena on Arroyo Parkway, which remains in operation. The chain of grocery stores that combines basics like milk and eggs with hard-to-find items like avocado citrus yogurt and vegan mocha nut lattes has 467 stores in 41 states and the District of Columbia.Original Article: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/08/19/trader-joes-marks-50th-anniversary-with-product-tastings-giveaways/