Jurors at a civil trial focused on the market value of Michael Jordan’s identity handed him a major win Friday, order a grocery-store chain to pay him $8.9 million for invoking his name in a steak ad without his permission.
Vons and Pavilions stores will refund the cost of the entrees.
A proposed supermarket takeover involving Vons’ parent company took a step toward approval after Safeway shareholders voted Friday to accept a $9.2 billion purchase offer from Albertsons.
Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains.
Safeway will no longer sell so-called “pink slime” textured beef, the company announced Wednesday.
A woman who was siix weeks pregnant says a pharmacist mistakenly gave her an abortion drug instead of an antibiotic and now she fears she will lose her unborn child.