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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 2 days ago

U.S. Companies Are Working To Fix Pay-Equity Issues

U.S. Companies Are Working To Fix Pay-Equity Issues – Society for Human Resource Management SHRM reviews interesting findings from a recent study that surveyed contacts in the C-Suite, human resources and total rewards functions on pay equity practices. Inside Facebook, …

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About 6 days ago

Tight U.S. Job Market Squeezes Smallest Businesses The Most

Tight U.S. Job Market Squeezes Smallest Businesses The Most – The Wall Street Journal Small-business owners find lawn signs, higher pay and ping-pong tables aren’t enough to lure qualified workers. Trump’s Labor Board Has Unions Shelving Complaints – Bloomberg Law Two-plus …

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About 1 week ago

Chik-fil-A’s Lean Menu Helps Chain Bulk Up

Chik-fil-A’s Lean Menu Helps Chain Bulk Up – The Wall Street Journal The closely held company this year is poised to become the third-biggest U.S. restaurant chain by sales behind McDonald’s and Starbucks. Food Delivery, Freight And Logistics: How Uber …

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