“Sent shockwaves through”

Toronto council’s decision to forgo naming a stadium after late mayor Rob Ford sent shockwaves through the family.
– Joe Wormington, Toronto Sun, Oct 6.

The acquisition [of Whole Foods by Amazon] on June 15 sent shockwaves through the grocery retail industry.
– Ambrose O’Callaghan, The Motley Fool Canada, Oct. 6.

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard came out swinging [bonus cliché!] following the U.S. government’s decision to impose sky-high tariffs on the Bombardier CSeries… Tuesday’s decision sent shockwaves through Quebec…
– Benjamin Shingler, CBC, Sept. 27.

[“Sammy the Bull” Gravano] was also one of the masterminds behind the Christmas 1985 hit on Paul “Big Paul” Castellano. The shocking assassination outside Sparks Steak House in Midtown sent shockwaves through the underworld.
– Brad Hunter, Toronto Sun, Sept. 21.

In September, the Chinese government announced that it would set a deadline to end the use of fossil-fuel powered vehicles in the country. The announcement sent shockwaves through the electric vehicle industry…
– Ambrose O’Callaghan, The Motley Fool Canada, Sept. 21.

The Jordan decision, a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that targeted unreasonable court delays, sent shockwaves through the judicial system…
– Meghan Potkins, Calgary Herald, Sept. 4.

More recently, Amazon announced that it’s lowering prices at Whole Foods Market, Inc. locations, which sent shockwaves through the grocery industry.
– Joey Frenette, The Motley Fool Canada, Aug. 30.

The marriage between [Amazon.com Inc. and Whole Foods Market Inc.] has sent shockwaves through the supermarket industry, already in the midst of a price war.
– David Shephardson and Jeffrey Dastin, Globe and Mail, Aug. 23.

Last week’s announcement that NFL lineman John Urschel — who was born in Winnipeg to a University of Manitoba-trained surgeon — was walking away from the sport in the prime of a lucrative career sent shockwaves through a multi-billion dollar league…
– Paul Wiecek, Winnipeg Free Press, July 31.

Donald Trump sent shockwaves through the community and its supporters announcing he was banning transgender people from serving in the military.
– Ryan E. Thompson, CBC, July 27.

When Jodie Whittaker was announced as the 13th Doctor in the BBC’s long-running series Doctor Who, the news sent shockwaves through the entertainment world.
– Jackie Sharkey, CBC, July 26.

The Amazon.com, Inc. deal to buy Whole Foods Market, Inc. sent shockwaves through the grocery industry as nearly all grocers, Canadian or American, pulled back on fears that Amazon will become an even bigger threat with its newfound brick-and-mortar locations.
– Joey Frenette, The Motley Fool Canada, June 27.


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2 comments on ““Sent shockwaves through”
  1. daveS says:

    If the staff are reading “Motely Fool”, then don’t give them any money to invest.

  2. wolfkir says:

    All those shockwaves, and not even mild buzz felt here.

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