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BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL CREATES NEW MANGO DRINK ....

Solomon's Fiddle 








Join us in toasting all of the Oscar nominees by sampling one of our specially created cocktails available in Bar Nineteen12 and the Polo Lounge through March 3, 2014. 





One of our favorites is the “Solomon’s Fiddle” inspired by 12 Years A Slave.





 Made with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Mango, and Ginger.











































GOOGLE CEO LOOKS AT WHAT IS IN STORE FOR 2014

Here is an in depth interview with interesting statements about the Global Economy (around minute 20) :




























Kroger closes acquisition of Harris Teeter

BY ELY PORTILLO

elyportillo@charlotteobserver.com





January 29, 2014 Updated 21 hours ago














Assistant Produce Manager Tyler Christy organizes the tomatoes in the produce section of the newly opened Harris Teeter in Myers Park. Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com



ROBERT LAHSER — rlahser@charlotteobserver.com


































MERGER BY THE NUMBERS

Harris Teeter

Annual sales: $4.7 billion

Employees: 25,800

Stores: 227

Number of states company operates in: 8

Kroger

Annual sales: $96.8 billion

Employees: 343,000

Stores: 2,414

Number of states company operates in: 31







Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. said Wednesday that it has officially closed its acquisition of homegrown supermarket company Harris Teeter, which is now a subsidiary of the Kroger conglomerate.




Although Harris Teeter will keep its Matthews offices, its name and a degree of autonomy following the $2.5 billion deal, two high-ranking executives at Harris Teeter are leaving the company, Kroger said.







Chairman and CEO Thomas Dickson is retiring, and longtime chief …