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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About 20 hours ago

Women’s Share Of Board Seats Rises To 20%

Women’s Share Of Board Seats Rises To 20% – The Wall Street Journal California law requiring female directors causes ripple effects at companies nationwide.   Does It Pay For Companies To Do Good? – NPR In a recent study, Daniel …

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About 4 days ago

Activists Bark Loudly With Smaller Bites

Activists Bark Loudly With Smaller Bites – The Wall Street Journal Activists taking small stakes in big companies can cause an outsize distraction.   Maybe We’re Not All Going To Be Gig Economy Workers After All – The New York …

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About 1 week ago

The Great Immigration Experiment

The Great Immigration Experiment – The Wall Street Journal Can a country let people in without stirring backlash?   Government Orders Google: Let Employees Speak Out – The Wall Street Journal Federal regulators have ordered Google to assure employees they …

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About 1 week ago

Thriving Hotel Industry Scrambles For Workers

Thriving Hotel Industry Scrambles For Workers – The New York Times With more travelers and fewer job seekers nationwide, the tight job market is squeezing the hospitality industry.   Amazon’s Effort To Recruit 30,000 Workers Collides With Saturated Job Market …

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