RILA Responds on Online Tax Loophole

“For too long, giant online sellers have held a distinct advantage over local brick and mortar stores,” says RILA spokesperson. The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) released a statement following oral arguments this week in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case that focuses on a decades-old loophole that allows online-only retailers to skirt collecting and

Convenience Valet Appoints Brad Heetland to Board of Directors

The company is also relocating to a larger facility in Glendale Heights, Ill. The Weinberg Capital Group has appointed Brad Heetland as a board member to its portfolio company, Convenience Valet. Heetland brings over 37 years of relevant experience in numerous leadership roles including leading Kraft Foods’ c-store business and the president of the Core-Mark

Casey’s Celebrates 50th Anniversary

In celebration, Casey’s to feature monthly specials through August and an Anniversary Sweepstakes. Casey’s General Stores Inc. based in Ankeny, Iowa is celebrating its 50th year of business in 2018. Combined with other recent celebrations for its 2,000th store in Russellville, Ky. and its first locations in the state of Michigan and Ohio, the company

Tyson Foods Launches Two Million Acre Sustainable Grain Initiative

Sustainable grain commitment, part of Tyson Foods’ new sustainability report, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Tyson Foods Inc. has committed to support improved environmental practices on two million acres of corn by the end of 2020. It is the largest-ever land stewardship commitment by a U.S. protein company and supports Tyson Foods’ recently announced goal

Japan Shifts Policy To Allow U.S. Ethanol

The change is part of update to existing sustainability policy. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC), the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Growth Energy and their member organizations welcome the news that the Japanese government’s new biofuel policy will allow imports of ETBE made from U.S. corn-based ethanol. “The U.S. Grains Council is pleased by this decision