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Kimberly Olivera

Bilingual Social Media Coordinator of Abasto Magazine. She is a recent graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Journalism, as well as a freelance writer and photographer.

Offshore Energy Creates Job Opportunities


The natural gas and oil industry is an important part of the U.S. economy. According to a report done by the API (American Petroleum Institute), America’s natural gas and oil industry supported 10.3 million U.S. jobs and contributed more than $1.3 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2015. This industry …

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Aldi and Kroger Expand Delivery Services

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After successful pilot programs in Dallas, Atlanta and Los Angeles, Aldi is expanding their Instacart delivery service to the windy city, Chicago. The service also extends to Northwest Indiana and as far west as Rockford. As one of the fastest growing retailers in the U.S., Aldi operates more than 1,750 …

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Differing Consumer Trends Among Hispanic Subgroups

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Hispanics’ buying power has quickly flown to influential and effective heights. With 57 billion Hispanics in the U.S., retailers and manufacturers have a grand opportunity to reach this ever-growing demographic. However, not all Hispanics are the same. Although Hispanics are usually clustered together and targeted as one, there are separate …

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Sam’s Club Hops on the Grocery Delivery Train


The same-day delivery retail war gains one more member. Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, joins the club and will now offer same-day delivery service through Instacart in as little as an hour, according to a company press release. The delivery service won’t require a Sam’s Club membership, but Sam’s …

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Tops Files Bankruptcy, Bi-Lo Possibly Next?

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The U.S. supermarket chain Tops Friendly Markets filed for bankruptcy today, saying an unsustainable debt load, falling food prices and stiff competition from Inc. and other low-cost rivals forced it to reorganize, according to Reuters. Morgan Stanley Private Equity bought Tops from Dutch retailer Koninklijke Ahold NV in 2007 …

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