Tag: congress

News & Trends

Can Retailers Get Pols to Stop Playing Chicken in Debt Ceiling Negotiations?

May 10, 2023

Via: RetailWire

The nation’s largest retailers are calling on Congress and the Biden administration to quickly hash out a deal on the national debt limit and avoid having the U.S. fall into default. “Retailers have managed their way through demand shocks, workforce […]


Ocean shipping reform clears Congress, to the cheers of retail groups

June 14, 2022

Via: Retail Dive

Since 2021, ocean carriers have enjoyed more leverage than they have in years. Amid shortfalls in capacity and equipment, combined with growing consolidation among carriers, rates have skyrocketed and shippers have complained of broken contracts. “The supply chain crisis that […]

News & Trends

Should retailers push Congress for a more robust stimulus plan?

August 13, 2020

Via: RetailWire

As Congress struggles to find common ground on a second round of fiscal stimulus, it feels like an important time to review the impact of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act legislation. The first program totaled almost […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Op-Ed: Congress must address organized retail crime at Big Tech hearing

July 29, 2020


As the nation navigates the new normal, retailers continue to safely serve our communities across the country. But retailers are confronting an economy that has undergone major shifts during the course of the pandemic, as consumers continue to buy items […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Jeff Bezos ordered to testify over allegations Amazon lied to congress

May 4, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos is being summoned to testify before congress over allegations that the retailer misled and potentially lied to congress. The House Judiciary Committee has written a letter to Bezos, penned by seven of its leaders, demanding […]