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 – McDonald’s Deflects #Fightfor15 Protests with ‘America’s Best First Job’ Videos

McDonald’s Deflects #Fightfor15 Protests with ‘America’s Best First Job’ Videos – Campaign  As activists rallied for a higher minimum wage Tuesday, fast-food giant McDonald’s didn’t directly address the protests. Instead, the company is presenting a counterargument on social media, tweeting personal videos from their employees designed to show that …

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