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OMG, the “Google Shopping Express” Trial is Finally Here – It’s Like Amazon Prime on Steroids – Apply TodayThursday, March 28th, 2013
It’s now, it’s wow, it’s Google Shopping Express.
And it’s free to check out for six months, if you qualify.
“Get free delivery for six months. We’re opening our pilot to a limited number of testers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Testers receive a free6-month membership for unlimited same-day delivery.”
Which store is the “economic catalyst” of Mid-Market?
This is a trick question, as one of them is an empty brokedown palace and the other merely a replacement, more or less.
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How could this situation, switching one store for the other, possibly change anything?
What has Blick done for Mid Market that Pearl hasn’t done, that Pearl didn’t do?
That’s a mystery to me.
It wasn’t to our jackass former Mayor, apparently.
But it’s a mystery to me.
Or “Central Market,” that name works too. This deal has been in the works for a while:
“Blick Art Materials‘ brand new bigger and better location is in the Central Market area of San Francisco at 6th and Market Street.”
“We’ve Moved! Come visit us in our NEW location at 979 Market Street!”
And you get free parking (somewhere), if you’re not just a looky-loo:
“We will validate your first hour of parking with a purchase of $25 or more!”
The finishing touches went on just a few days back:
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(Check out this bit from Angela Hart at SF Public Press to see for yourself if the mid-Market is about to take off.)
Anyway, the kids from ArtSpan are going welcome the joint to the neighborhood:
Thursday, August 19, 5-8pm
Blick Art Materials
979 Market Street, SF – NEW location!
Accessible by BART (Powell St. Station) / MUNI Rail Lines: F, J, N, S, L, K/T and Powell Cable Car / MUNI Buses: 5, 6, 9, 14, 19, 21, 27, 30, 31, 45, 71, 91
Enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages, as well as great discounts on art supplies for ArtSpan Members! All are welcome!
All right, Pearl’s is all gone but now Blick’s is here. Is that a fair exchange?
Bon Courage, Blick Art Materials!
And follow all the action on the Twitter.
San Francisco’s Happy Warrior certainly is unhappy with the Office Depot today.
Herrera Issues Demand Letter to Office Depot in Wake of S.F. Controller’s Audit
City Attorney prepared to ‘vigorously pursue’ $5.75 million in overcharges plus interest, costs and attorney’s fees
City Attorney Dennis Herrera has issued a demand letter to Office Depot expressing his intention to “vigorously pursue” at least $5.75 million in overcharges together with interest, attorney’s fees, and costs incurred by the City in conducting the audit. The demand letter follows the release of an exhaustive audit report by the Office of City Controller Ben Rosenfield. The Controller’s 96-page audit concluded that, among other overcharges, the Boca Raton, Fla.-based office products supplier failed to provide the City with contractually mandated discounts for items covered by the 5-year contract, which was valued at some $18 million.
Wrote Herrera: “Any resolution of this matter must include compensation to the City for the costs of the audit, and for attorney’s fees, as well as full reimbursement for price overcharges, with interest…If the City is unable to obtain a satisfactory informal resolution of this matter, I will not hesitate to pursue the matter in court. Further, if court action becomes necessary, rest assured that my office will vigorously pursue the City’s claims to the fullest, including seeking civil penalties and debarment, if appropriate.”
- Read the news release, “Herrera Issues Demand Letter to Office Depot in Wake of S.F. Controller’s Audit; City Attorney prepared to ‘vigorously pursue’ $5.75 million in overcharges plus interest, costs and attorney’s fees” (Dec. 21, 2009)
- Download the PDF of the City Attorney’s demand letter to Office Depot (Dec. 21, 2009)
- Download the PDF of the City Controller’s Audit of the Office Depot contract (Dec. 18, 2009)