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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Jobs Go Unfilled As The Economy Expands

Jobs Go Unfilled As The Economy Expands – The Wall Street Journal Unfilled jobs are piling up in the transportation, retail and business-services sectors as workers become scarce in the fast-growing economy. Frustrated With Healthcare Costs, Large Employers Embrace ‘Activist’ …

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United States And Mexico Are Nearing NAFTA Compromise

United States And Mexico Are Nearing NAFTA Compromise – The New York Times With a negotiation deadline bearing down and midterm elections around the corner, the Trump Administration may be close to fulfilling a key campaign promise. Unions See Chance …

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Hotels Grapple With Racial Bias

Hotels Grapple With Racial Bias – The New York Times Recent incidents around the country have raised questions about diversity training in the hotel industry. How Companies Large And Small Pay Their Workers –  The Wall Street Journal A WSJ …

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