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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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Why Don’t Restaurants Unionize?

Why Don’t Restaurants Unionize? – The New Food Economy In a very long, but well researched post for the progressive NewFoodEconomy.org, the author explores the challenges associated with union organizing in the restaurant industry. Labor Dept. Says Workers At A …

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Two Capitalists Worry About Capitalism’s Future

Two Capitalists Worry About Capitalism’s Future – The Wall Street Journal Is partisanship preventing the type of economic reforms necessary to ensure that our system of capitalism functions properly? Millennials Tried To Kill The American Mall, But Gen Z Might …

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Big Business Giving Up Fight Against Minimum Wage Hike

Big Business Giving Up Fight Against Minimum Wage Hike – The Philadelphia Tribune Many national consumer-facing brands are no longer lobbying against minimum wage increases, leaving small businesses to fight it out. A C.E.O.’s Plea: Don’t Mess With The Census …

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