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November 25th, 2013

Ohio Holiday Retail Sales To Grow 3.5 Per Cent, Says Economics Center

Please select the following link to view a copy of the full holiday sales report: http://focusonohiosfuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Holiday-Sales-Forecast-2013.pdf   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT:  Gene Pierce 614 365 9494 x 105 Ohio Holiday Retail Sales To Grow 3.5 Per Cent, Says Economics Center (November 25, 2013 Columbus) Ohio retail spending this holiday season will show […]

Economics, Local Business, News, The Council 0
September 30th, 2013

Latest Edition of Council Concepts

Please select the following link to view the Ohio Council of Retail Merchant’s most recent edition of Council Concepts. Our quarterly magazine is one of many great ways to keep track of the latest news, events, and information involving the retail industry in Ohio. Council Concepts, Volume 91, Issue 3        

Economics, Government, Local Business, News, The Council 0
June 3rd, 2013

Gordon Gough: Level the playing field for Ohio retailers

Gordon Gough: Level the playing field for Ohio retailers

By: Gordon Gough Ohio Council of Retail Merchants The U.S. Senate deserves a lot of credit, particularly Ohio Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman, for passing the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would significantly help Ohio’s retailers. This state has always had a strong retail presence, from established stores with a national reach to […]

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May 2nd, 2013

Merchants Applaud Governor’s Workers’ Compensation Refund and Reform

Merchants Applaud Governor’s Workers’ Compensation Refund and Reform

Merchants Applaud Governor’s Workers’ Compensation Refund and Reform; “Today is Rare, Remarkable Day in Ohio History”   (Columbus, May 2, 2013) The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants supports Governor John Kasich’s actions today to create premium refunds and workplace reform at the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. “Today is a rare, remarkable day in Ohio […]

Local Business, News 0
April 17th, 2013

Retail Merchants Applaud House Finance Committee E-Fairness Vote; Will Balance Retail Playing Field and Reduce Income Tax

Retail Merchants Applaud House Finance Committee E-Fairness Vote; Will Balance Retail Playing Field and Reduce Income Tax

(Columbus, April 16, 2013) The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants, representing more than 4,400 companies across Ohio, welcomed new language approved by the House Finance and Appropriations Committee advancing E-Fairness in Ohio. “We applaud the hard work of the House Finance & Appropriations Committee to pass legislation that would level the playing field for retailers […]

Government, News 0
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 […]

News, The Council 1
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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