Retail business briefs for June 20

Retail business briefs for June 20
Published: June 20, 2013
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Oklahoma coalition adds five

The Made in Oklahoma Coalition — a group of Oklahoma-based companies that process, produce or distribute food products — has added five new members. JCP Specialty Foods, deVine Natural Artesian Water, Mountain View Meat, Ozarka Water Company and Seikel's Oklahoma Gold Old Style Mustard recently joined the coalition. “We are thrilled to welcome these five new companies to the coalition,” said Kerry Barrick, marketing coordinator of Made in Oklahoma Coalition. “This is a great group of Oklahoma-based companies making quality products that we're proud to say are made in Oklahoma.” For more information on the coalition or for a full list of member companies, visit www.miocoalition.com.

Rotary recognizes Millie's Table

Millie's Table of Edmond is the Four-Way Test winner of Edmond Rotary Club, exhibiting the four tenets of Rotary — truthfulness and fairness, building goodwill and better friendships. Rotarian Sandy Chappell nominated the catering and pick-up-a-meal company. Millie's Table donates food and time for Arise Ministries for single mothers, fundraisers for The Kids Place, a faith-based support group for children and teens that are experiencing mourning after the death of a loved one or friend, Citizens Caring for Children, which helps foster children and Good Works Ministry, and provided food after recent storms.

Best Buy recalls MacBook parts

Best Buy is recalling 5,100 replacement batteries for the MacBook Pro due to a fire risk. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday that there have been 13 reports that the battery caught fire. One consumer suffered a serious burn on the leg. Best Buy Co. is voluntarily recalling both black and white ATG lithium-ion replacement batteries for the notebook computers. The batteries were sold online or shipped to customers through its Geek Squad services from September of 2008 through June of 2012 for about $50. Best Buy said it is contacting customers to ask them to return the batteries for replacement or for a Best Buy gift card. The model number “MC-MBOOK13B” is on the label of the black battery and “MC-BOOK13W” is on the label of the white battery. The ATG logo is on both.

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