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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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Midnight Reads – Don’t Ignore The Labor Board

Don’t Ignore The Labor Board – The Wall Street Journal The WSJ outlines how pertinent the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will be over a 4-8-year horizon and impresses the need for the President Trump to act quickly on naming …

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Midnight Reads – How to Train a Worker

How to Train a Worker – The Atlantic The U.S. government has the money to retrain workers, but not the curriculum. Companies have the expertise to teach relevant skills, but won’t spend the money. So why not bring them together …

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