Daily Archives: June 5, 2012

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay makes the case for sales tax fairness in an op-ed published this week in the Chicago Sun-Times. “Suppose the Illinois legislature arbitrarily created a loophole that made purchases on Michigan Avenue tax-free while requiring all other Chicago retailers to collect the full sales tax,” Shay writes. “This is roughly […]

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Following the successful launch of the Colorado Organized Retail Crime Alliance in April, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, signed State Rep. Mark Barker’s House Bill 1304 into law adopting, as he puts it, measures to prevent organized retail crime. Organized Retail Crime (ORC) is defined as the theft or fraud activity conducted with the intent to […]

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