Day: April 7, 2016

All this talk about Hispanics, but we’re still pretty white around here

Mexican food6:08 5 p.m., Mexican foods section, ValuMarket, Mid-City Mall. 

Some facts, according to the Census Bureau, during the national discussion about Hispanic consumers and voters:

Related: news about Hispanics and politics

More than ever, local retailers are looking like toast

News about Louisville’s major employers; updated frequently.

AMAZON extends same-day delivery to Louisville — even on Sunday; details. The retail behemoth and big local employer also disclosed executive pay in a filing yesterday, once more revealing virtually all of CEO Jeff Bezos‘ compensation was the $1.6 million cost of his personal and corporate security. Amazon has 6,000 area employees.

KINDRED discloses golden parachutes for the top brass. More Kindred news.

YUM: Worth noting activist investor Corvex added another 1 million shares during the fourth quarter. Founder Keith Meister elbowed his way onto the board in October, when Corvex owned 3.6% of Yum. With the latest buy, Corvex is now No. 2, with 5%. Shares traded recently at $81.64; year-to-date gain: 12%. All major holders. Yum’s 15-member board. More Yum news.

In other news, A reviled former coal baron gets jail time.