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Are trade agreements good for Americans?
Are trade agreements good for Americans?
Trade has become an increasingly important part of the United States economy. In the 1960s, exports and imports represented less than 10 percent of U.S. gross domestic product; today the share is closer to 30 percent. As a result, American exporters se...
Ready to pay with your voice? Google's latest reopens mobile pay debate
Ready to pay with your voice? Google's latest reopens mobile pay debate
Are you ready to pay at the cash register with your voice? Mobile payments, despite massive hype, have yet to take off. In fact, they haven't even reached 1 percent of total retail sales yet. That number isn't expected to be hit until 2019, according t...
Minimum-wage increases set to raise e-commerce logistics costs
Minimum-wage increases set to raise e-commerce logistics costs
Rising minimum wages in cities and states around the country could raise the costs of e-commerce operations. In a report released recently, analysts with real-estate brokerage firm CBRE Inc. estimated a $1 increase in average hourly wages could add...
Retailers, chemical users weigh in on TSCA reform
Retailers, chemical users weigh in on TSCA reform
Retailers and companies that purchase chemicals are among the many lobbyists weighing in on a possible update of the Toxic Substances Control Act. The more than 100 organizations that lobbied Congress about TSCA reform during the first quarter of 2016 ...