‘South Park’ presents ‘A Little Box of Butters’ DVD gift set
LOS ANGELES Comedy Central is bringing one of its hit animated show’s characters to its fans in a unique DVD gift box set.
“A Little Box of Butters” DVD gift set salutes one of the characters from “South Park,” whose misadventures always bring on laughs. Highlighting the tales of Leopold “Butters” Scotch, the DVD gift set features two discs of episodes focusing on Butters, in addition to an exclusive interactive trivia game and more.
“A Little Box of Butters” DVD gift set arrives on Sept. 28 and will retail for $29.99.
Weis Markets reports rise in Q2 net income
SUNBURY, Pa. Weis Markets reported Monday that its second-quarter net income rose to $20.5 million in the quarter ended June 26, compared with net income of $15.2 million a year earlier.
The company credits improvements in efficiencies and sales for the rise in profit.
Revenue increased 6.2% to $653.7 million. Same-store sales remained unchanged compared to the same period a year ago.
“It is clear the economy continues to be a major concern for our customers, who continue to be extremely cautious in their spending,” said David J. Hepfinger, Weis Markets’ president and CEO.
Weis Markets operates 164 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and West Virginia.
Nice-Pak develops ‘zero landfill’ facility
NEW YORK Nice-Pak Products is focusing on sustainability and waste reduction by turning its Green Bay, Wis., manufacturing plant into a “zero landfill” facility.
“We are putting our sustainable and non-recyclable waste to good use by converting it into fuel pellets that will be consumed in industrial boilers to produce cleaner energy in the form of electricity,” said Brad Zenko, senior director of operations. “Converting our waste into fuel pellets eliminates approximately 50,000 cubic feet of landfill per year and replaces approximately one million pounds of coal per year.”
Nice-Pak, is one of the largest global producer of premoistened wipes, including brands such as the original Wet-Nap moist towelettes, Sani-Hands instant hand sanitizing wipes, and Sani-Cloth germicidal disposable wipes.