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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About 8 months ago

Amazon And Walmart Are Winning The Labor Market Wars

Amazon And Walmart Are Winning The Labor Market Wars – Bloomberg Manufacturers are facing unexpected competition from retail companies as the race to hire workers pushes up wages and benefits. Vaccine Mandates Crash Into America’s ‘Don’t Tell Me What To …

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About 9 months ago

Labor Shortage Leaves Union Workers Feeling More Emboldened

Labor Shortage Leaves Union Workers Feeling More Emboldened – Associated Press With Help Wanted signs at factories and businesses spreading across the nation, in manufacturing and in service industries, union workers are seizing the opportunity to try to recover some of …

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