However, staff notes that the Midvale Heights/Westmorland Joint Neighborhood Plan (2009) goes into depth about the historical and cultural significance of Lustron homes in the neighborhood. This property is specially called out and is listed as a potential stop on a walking tour of the Westmorland Neighborhood. Furthermore, at their August 27, 2018 meeting, the Landmarks Commission voted to recommend to the Plan Commission that the building at 556 Chatham Terrace has historic value based on architectural significance, cultural significance, historic significance, as the work/product of an architect of note, its status as a contributing structure in a National Register Historic District, and/or as an intact or rare example of a certain architectural style or method of construction.
A minimum wage hike quenches the populist appetite of many voters. After all, it seemingly costs them nothing to compel greedy big business CEOs to pay the proletariat fairer wages. The problem is that a minimum wage is a tax on goods and services, and it’s not the big businesses that suffer, but small ones who can’t afford it.
It seemed to me that two large oligopolistic business merged would add up to a monopoly in the eyewear and lenses markets.But what has occured to me recently is that the investment theses around both these companies, don’t rely entirely in one single factor, like the deal going through.The brand power behind Luxottica’s products reinforces its pricing power. To sustain a firm’s competitive advantage, brands must not only eliminate search costs to customers (costs incurred by buyers when trying to decide on what to buy), but also deliver value in some form or another. Luxottica does that customers are prepared to spend money on products that are of high quality, recognizable and that create status and fashion statements.
After Vice President Kamala Harris received her second dose of the COVID 19 vaccine in a televised event at the National Institutes of Health in January, Rep. Joyce Beatty (D Ohio) phone lit up with calls from constituents who were “newly curious” about getting vaccinated themselves, she told The New York Times. As Beatty explained, watching a Black woman receive the vaccine “gave people hope and gave people education.” Black Americans are nearly three times more likely to die from the coronavirus, the Times notes, but they are far less likely to be inoculated, in large part because of a lack of access, but also, some experts have pointed out, because of longstanding wariness about government driven health programs.