February 4th, 2013

Dockworkers and Shippers may have reached an agreement

Dockworkers and Shippers may have reached an agreement

In a recent article posted in December, we reported on our efforts urging the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) to make every attempt possible to reach an agreement on a new labor contract. On February 2, 2013, the National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, issued a […]

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January 17th, 2013

Council President awarded NRF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants is proud to share some exciting news regarding our beloved President, John C. Mahaney, Jr., and his continued success. During a special, members-only luncheon on Tuesday at Retail’s BIG Show, inNew York City, the National Retail Federation took time to honor Mr. Mahaney for his leadership to the retail […]

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December 12th, 2012

Contract Talks between Dockworkers and Shippers Go Down to the Wire

Contract Talks between Dockworkers and Shippers Go Down to the Wire

On December 7th, The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants signed on to a petition urging The International Longshoremen’s Association, and The United States Maritime Alliance to make every attempt possible at reaching an agreement on a new contract. The initial deadline to finalize the shipping contract was extended for a ninety day period after talks […]

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November 7th, 2012

Sales Tax Saga

By Miles Moore Staff Writer; TireBusiness.com October 22, 2012 WASHINGTON—Two bills before Congress would close a loophole that prevents states from collecting sales taxes on tires and other goods sold over the Internet. That development, according to the Ohio Tire & Automotive Association (OTAA), would benefit just about everybody. “If you told me seven or […]

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