The decline in results didn't stop the talent from taking home NIS 27 million. Todd Morgan of Strauss Coffee grossed the most
Initially, the employees, who are demanding 5% annual raises, stopped distributing cottage cheese; later they halted the distribution of Shock chocolate milk and Yoplait yogurt as well.
Israelis will pay more this year at all but one of the leading discount supermarket chains.
Large supermarkets are the biggest advertisers in the run-up to Passover, but chains such as Super-Sol are cutting pre-holiday advertising budget by as much as 58 percent.
Workers halted distribution of Tnuva cottage cheese a week ago, at an estimated cost to the company of NIS 1 million a day.
Workers threaten to stop distributing all products if pay demands unmet.
Grocery chain was one of the primary targets of last summer's protests over the cost of living in Israel.
Markstone Capital is obligated to sell Steimatzky by 2015, and CEO Iris Barel would like to buy it and become chair.
Sales drop by 50% in most areas; clothing, appliances hardest hit.
Retail baron means to import the machines and sell them for just NIS 390 at most.