The News: Sex, Goats and Self-Serve

• Consumer confidence worn on sleeve: Retail sales remain strong, despite worries about gas, war, housing and interest rates. [LAT]
• We go to McDonald’s for the human interaction: “The country is not quite ready for self-serve.” [Tribune]
• Delta pilots agree to 14% paycut. Will make up difference by being awake on the job only 86% of the time. [WP]
• AMEX declares itself “re-verginized.”. [Wired]
• To turn around sales, Saks 5th to feature fewer fake goats in store. They made the loyal Park Ave goats jealous. [NYT]

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  1. PanicRoom says:

    “I will not, will not, with a goat” — Dr. Seuss

    Great advice for all, kids.

  2. Kaz says:

    Yeah, but he also will not on a boat or in the dark or on a train. Heck, he won’t even in a house!

    “You do not like them, so you say. Try them. Try them, and you may”

  3. Eric J says:

    “The country is not quite ready for self-serve.”
    These guys ever hear of the Automat?