DELIVERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DELIVERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317119-79/cities-innovation-bloomberg-foundation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317119-79/cities-innovation-bloomberg-foundation.html.csp">Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEEPTI HAJELA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:27:02.123-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation. Bloomberg Philanthropies is announcing Wednesday that it’s putting $45 million into Innovation Delivery grants. The grants are to help cities create teams that use data and other tools to come up with ideas for how to tackle problems. “We’re asking cities to do so much more,” said James Anderson, who leads ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583171192014-08-20T09:27:02.123-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T09:27:02.123-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317119@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:27:02 MDT At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288491-79/mart-wal-customers-shoppers.html.csp">At Wal-Mart, it’s often a matter of try, try again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Wal-Mart thought shoppers would like the opportunity to use a smartphone app to scan items they want to buy as they walk through store aisles. In theory, they could speed through self-checkout. But customers couldn’t figure out how to work the “Scan & Go” app during tests in 200 stores, so Wal-Mart nixed it. Instead of looking at the app as a failure, though, Wal-Mart took what it learned from “Scan & Go” to create another service: It found that customers like being able to track thei...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582884912014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T12:17:02.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288491@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:17:02 MDT Whole Foods plans a major marketing push http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243272-79/foods-percent-company-cents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243272-79/foods-percent-company-cents.html.csp">Whole Foods plans a major marketing push</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T18:35:01.624-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 06:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whole Foods is getting ready to launch its first national marketing campaign and expand home delivery as it looks to fend off bigger players muscling into the organic and natural foods category. Based in Austin, Texas, the company said this fall’s marketing campaign will explain to customers what makes it different and why it’s better than other supermarkets. “We believe there are real and substantive differences in the company and in the values and the foods that we sell,” said Walter Robb, co-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582432722014-07-30T18:35:01.624-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T18:35:01.624-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243272@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:35:01 MDT Gold, silver prices rise on news of downed plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195318-79/rose-percent-gold-prices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195318-79/rose-percent-gold-prices.html.csp">Gold, silver prices rise on news of downed plane</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T14:32:48.111-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 02:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gold and silver prices rose Thursday following news that a passenger plane crashed in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian officials said the plane was shot down, though both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility. The incident brought investors new worries about the region. Tensions have been building between Russia and the West over the conflict in Ukraine and Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. Traders moved money into precious metals fu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581953182014-07-17T14:32:48.111-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T14:32:48.111-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195318@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:32:48 MDT Platinum jumps as fighting resumes in Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139150-79/cents-platinum-ounce-september.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58139150-79/cents-platinum-ounce-september.html.csp">Platinum jumps as fighting resumes in Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T15:33:02.481-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 03:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Platinum and palladium prices surged Tuesday after Ukraine’s president abandoned a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists. Platinum for October delivery jumped $32.10, or 2.2 percent, to settle at $1,515.00 an ounce. That’s the highest price since last September, according to FactSet. Palladium for September rose $11.45, or 1.4 percent, to $854.60 an ounce. Ukrainian troops and the separatists fought an hours-long gunbattle in the largest city in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday. The fighting renewed...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581391502014-07-01T15:33:02.481-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T15:33:02.481-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139150@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:33:02 MDT