Philadelphia Soda Tax Upheld by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

The city’s 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages does not violate state law, the court ruled. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, on July 18, upheld Philadelphia’s 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sweetened beverages in a blow to soda manufacturers. According to a report by, the 4-2 majority opinion found the city of Philadelphia did not […]

NRF Foundation Commits to Creating Career Enhancing Opportunities

NRF Foundation’s RISE UP program and student programs to help upskill workers over a five-year period. During a workforce development event at the White House today, the National Retail Federation (NRF) signed a “Pledge to America’s Workers,” committing to create enhanced career opportunities for 250,000 individuals over the next five years through the NRF Foundation’s […]