Food For Thought 5.4.09

"[Sales] may have been negatively impacted by media surrounding swine flu." (Chuck E. Cheese executive Michael Magusiak on the effect of the "pandemic" on the family friendly pizza chain's fortunes, The restaurants suffered a 20 percent drop in same-store sales during the first three days last week...although first-quarter earnings were strong overall, leading to an 11.9 increase in stock values on Wall Street. The company responded by increasing sanitation of games, rides and such. Anyway, it's the media's fault. As reported by the Associated Press.)

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