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Walmart, Target, Macy’s and several other retailers are urging President Trump not to impose massive tariffs on goods imported from China.

Retail executives are urging Congress to amend data breach notification legislation so that appropriate data security standards are set and no industries that handle sensitive data are exempt.

The Agriculture Department has begun talking with food retailers about their potential role in a proposal to replace some food-stamp allocations with prepackaged boxes of groceries.

The Trump administration is proposing to replace nearly half of poor Americans' monthly cash benefits with a box of food. 

The Consumer Specialty Products Association has a new name that spotlights the trade group's work on behalf of CPG manufacturers and distributors.

A small grocery chain in the Northeast is starting what could become a fast-growing trend across the retail industry.

The National Retail Federation is applauding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to weigh in on whether online sellers should collect sales tax the same as local stores but also urged Congress to address the issue through federal legislation.

Congress is weighing legislation that would double the budget for the USDA’s oversight of the organic industry. According to The Washington Post, the legislation increases the budget for the USDA's organic program to $24 million over the next five years. It also calls for the modernizati

The National Retail Federation urged the House and Senate to approve a final version of tax reform legislation, saying the measure will boost the nation’s economy and make the United States more competitive in the global economy.

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay says the meaningful, permanent tax reform in Congress is very good news for retailers.

The National Retail Federation has urged Congress to reject a proposed border adjustment tax that would drive up the price of imported merchandise, saying the measure would force consumers to pay the cost of lowering taxes for large corporations.

Transparency has emerged as a key source of competitive advantage for retailers and brands who understand what it means to be transparent and how it breeds trust with shoppers.

The Food and Drug Administration has extended until Aug. 2 the comment period for its interim final rule on menu labeling in restaurants and other food retail establishments, including grocery and convenience stores.

Households on SNAP benefits could lose more than $100 a month if Congress approves President Trump's budget.

The National Retail Federation gathered more than 20 retail executives in Washington for a meeting with key administration officials and congressional leaders to try to keep a proposed $1 trillion border adjustment tax out of tax reform legislation.

President Trump’s proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps, will may siphon millions of dollars in sales from food retailers and especially discounters.    

The Retail Industry Leaders Association says a new report shows the Border Adjustment Tax to be a "gross simplification" of today's currency markets and will amount to a tax on consumers.

Retailers say the repeal of swipe fee reform would undermine transparency and competition and harm consumers.

Retailers are voicing their strong opposition to the reintroduction of the Financial Choice Act, fearing that swipe fees could soar if the legislation moves forward.  

Food retailers and CPG companies say they see new USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue as an advocate and welcome his promises to decrease regulatory burdens on their industries.

Retail industry executives met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to push back against a proposal from congressional Republicans that would raise taxes on imports.

Kroger has hired a Washington, D.C., insider to lead a newly created office responsible for implementing the company's federal government relations strategy.

The Retail Industry Leaders Association is launching a national campaign to fight a new tax on goods imported and sold in the United States.

The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand the rejection of a settlement that would fail to bring retailers much-needed relief from credit card fees.  

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