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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Restaurants’ Tipping Point

Restaurants’ Tipping Point – CBS News 60 Minutes reports on gender pay disparity this week, profiling “an industry where pay inequality meets sexual harassment.” Saru Jayaraman of the Restaurant Opportunities Center and Saturday Night Live comedian Amy Poehler are featured heavily throughout …

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China Takes The Lead In Pioneering Retail

China Takes The Lead In Pioneering Retail – Axios In January, Amazon attracted intense attention when it opened Go, its cashless convenience store in Seattle. And it’s poised to open six more of them on the U.S. west coast, according …

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