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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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Food For Thought: Bernie’s Spinal Surgery on CEOs

Bernie’s Spinal Surgery on CEOs – The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal Opinion Page scolds CEOs for their passive approach to policy engagement and celebrates the emergence of a few key CEOs that are finally standing up to Bernie …

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Food For Thought: What Follows the Fight for $15?

What Follows the Fight for $15? – The Atlantic The Atlantic looks at the next big goal for Seattle’s labor activist community; on-call scheduling.   Good News: Automation Already Destroyed Most of the Jobs – Vox Vox takes a deep …

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