CHOICE Act – Big wins for retailers

As retail operators return to work this week after what was hopefully a busy Memorial Day weekend for them, they should be encouraged by some rare good news out of Washington D.C. The industry had some big wins last week …

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Caught Up in the Entitlement Reform Debate – Again

The President recently made headlines with the release of his first draft budget proposal and while some convenience store operators might applaud the perceived “belt tightening”, leading brands need to be aware of a few hidden minefields. Most prominent among …

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Key lessons emerge from off-year elections

In political terms, 2017 is what’s known as an “off year.” Only a few states have elections but two are for governorships – Virginia and New Jersey – and we have had a couple of notable congressional special elections thrown …

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The Coming Wage Crisis

The Coming Wage Crisis – Axios In the future of automation, the crisis in the advanced economies may be flat wages and not a lack of jobs. That future appears already to be here. 40% In U.S. Can’t Afford Middle-Class …

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Is Your Blackjack Dealer High?

Is Your Blackjack Dealer High? – CBS The lowest U.S. employment rate in 18 years hasn’t done much to lift wages, but the difficulty of finding workers is having one effect: convincing companies to stop testing job candidates for marijuana. …

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How America Broke Its Economy

How America Broke Its Economy – The New Republic Unemployment is at a 15-year low, so why aren’t wages surging? Because the old rules no longer apply. Developers Add A Missing Piece To Their Projects: Hotels – The New York …

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