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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 3 days ago

McDonald’s Notches Big Victory In Labor Board Ruling

McDonald’s Notches Big Victory In Labor Board Ruling -The New York Times The National Labor Relations Board ordered a judge to approve a settlement that doesn’t consider the fast-food giant liable for labor law violations by its franchisees.   California’s …

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About 6 days ago

Nike Workers Protest Company’s Treatment Of Women

Nike Workers Protest Company’s Treatment Of Women -The Wall Street Journal Employees marched Monday morning at the company’s Beaverton, Ore., headquarters in an event not sanctioned by the company. Some held up placards saying, “Empower Women.” Several senior executives joined …

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