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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: Imagining a Trump Presidency

Imagining a Trump Presidency – Convenience Store News In a column for Convenience Store News, our own Joe Kefauver imagines what a Donald Trump Presidency looks like, and how it might impact, the business community.   Why Republican Voters Decided On …

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Food For Thought: This Tech Bubble Is Bursting

This Tech Bubble Is Bursting – The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal warns that the stock market hasn’t responded to a dry up in venture capital investment into tech companies. Drawing parallels to the early 2000s, this article indicates …

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Imagining a Trump Presidency – By Joe Kefauver

Convenience Store News Editorial By Joe Kefauver, Align Public Strategies One of the fundamental building blocks of operating a business of any size is the owner’s or company’s ability to successfully manage risk. There is the inherent risk in determining …

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