The Allied Pilots Association has filed a notice it will appeal a bankruptcy judge’s verdict that allows AMR (AAMRQ.PK) to void its contract with pilots as part of the carrier’s restructuring. The “company demanded concessions on numerous specific terms that are wholly unnecessary to (its) reorganization,” an APA lawyer said. Post your comment!
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Kunio Shimoda, Nippon Professional Baseball’s secretary general, on Thursday expressed some optimism that Monday’s talks with World Baseball Classic organizers had produced something of value.
“We did get a little bit,” said Shimoda, who was among those who went to New York to gain concessions needed to get Japan’s reluctant players to sign up for the 2013 WBC.
Originally posted here: NPB draws positives from WBC talks
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If Major League Baseball teams are going to charge a premium for concessions, fans should at least get a premium product for their money.
It’s just an accepted fact that concessions at a big-league baseball game are going to batter fans’ wallets between innings. This year, the average cost of a draft beer on the concourse is $6.15, according to Team Marketing Report. Throw in a hot dog ($4.13) or a soda ($3.71) and you’ve already increased the cost of your ticket ($26.98 on average) by more than a third. Citi Field offers a classic New York experience: waiting on line for a ridiculously long time for a delicious Shake Shack burger.
So why settle for those bottom-shelf items? In some markets, regional fare and expanded selection help fans compensate for the cost a bit. You can get a hot dog anywhere, but the food and drinks in the following 10 markets have local flavor that peanuts and Cracker Jack lack: …
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Administrators appointed for fashion retailer which operates 17 standalone stores and 62 department store concessions
Fashion chain Fenn Wright Manson has collapsed into administration – the latest casualty of the downturn.
The retailer, which was founded in 1974, operates 17 standalone stores and 62 concessions in department stores such as John Lewis. It was acquired by private equity group Darwin in 2010 and employs some 350 staff.
Administrators from the insolvency specialists Zolfo Cooper have been appointed. Partner Peter Holder said: “Unfortunately, as with many other fashion retailers exposed to declining consumer spend,the deterioration in trading conditions in recent months has led to increased financial pressures on the business.” FWM will continue to trade while Zolfo Cooper seeks a buyer.