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Retail groups praise passage as legislation heads for Senate, presidential veto

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to delay adoption of pending overtime pay rules by six months, passing legislation that pushes back the start date to June 1, 2017. The measure—which passed 246 to 177, nearly along party lines—has yet to be taken up by the full Senate, and...

‘Sunset clause,’ French lessons, more occupy shareholders at annual meeting

LAVAL, Quebec – Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. chairman Alain Bouchard said a solution can be found over the next five years to protect the convenience-store chain from the threat of a hostile takeover, reported the Canadian Press . Bouchard's comments at Tuesday’s annual shareholder meeting come a...

Retailer entering Ohio; new distribution center opens doors for expansion

ANKENY, Iowa -- Along with the opening in January 2017 of its first convenience store in Ohio, its 15th state , Casey’s General Stores Inc. is looking at accelerating acquisitions, executives said on the company’s first-quarter fiscal 2017 earnings call. “We see an increase in acquisition...

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