CHICAGO -- Convenience retailers focused on the tobacco category can hear the latest news regarding taxes and regulation from the federal to local levels by joining a CSP-hosted webinar on Thursday, May 11.
Despite the upbeat signals that the Trump administration is sending the business community, in general, state and local taxation and regulation continue to dog retailers into 2017. Everything from raising the purchasing age of tobacco to 21 to new rules on zoning and digital coupons are emerging in the form of proposed legislation. In addition to those concerns, the relative uncertainty surrounding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under President Trump is anything but settled.
Tobacco analyst Nik Modi, managing director of tobacco, household products and beverages for RBC Capital Markets, New York, and Joe Teller, category manager for Swedish Match, Stockholm, Sweden, will share their industry-leading insights, strategies and observations.
Their presentation will include results from a CSP-RBC retailer survey conducted in April. Here are a few predictions from that survey …