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EMPLOYERS WILL RECEIVE 2019 UNEMPLOYMENT TAX RATE NOTICES THIS MONTH; UNEMPLOYMENT PAYMENTS FOLLOWING HURRICANE FLORENCE

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MANAGEMENT INFORMATION RELEASE FROM:     Sloan, Montgomery, Gregory & Hall, Inc.  SUBJECTS:  Employers Will Receive 2019 Unemployment Tax Rate Notices This Month;   Unemployment Payments Following Hurricane Florence  DATE:       November 2018   The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, and the North Carolina Division of Employment Security will be issuing 2019 unemployment tax rate statements…

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We are still in Hurricane Season/Be Emergency Ready Information for SCACS Richland Members

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We are still in Hurricane Season/Be Emergency Ready Information for SCACS Richland Members Available As part of a federal flood recovery grant, Richland County is distributing free emergency preparedness brochures and accompanying display holders. (See attached photograph.) We are targeting Richland County residents through businesses and organizations that serve them – and we think convenience…

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Cracking the Code on Healthy Snacking at C-stores

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Cracking the Code on Healthy Snacking at C-stores By Danielle Romano – 11/12/2018 NATIONAL REPORT — Gone are the days of a one-sided definition of “healthy.” Today, healthy can mean many different things to different consumers, like high protein, gluten free, keto, paleo, vegan, organic, local, fresh, all-natural, free from artificial ingredients, preservative free and non-GMO….

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PDI Acquires Outsite Networks, Expanding its Position to Serve Convenience Retailers and Petroleum Wholesalers with a Unified Customer Marketing and Engagement Solution

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PDI Acquires Outsite Networks, Expanding its Position to Serve Convenience Retailers and Petroleum Wholesalers with a Unified Customer Marketing and Engagement Solution Adding Outsite’s Loyalty Solution to Previously Acquired Excentus Deepens PDI’s Marketing Capabilities to Help Customers Grow Topline Revenue ATLANTA – November 14, 2018 – PDI (www.pdisoftware.com), a leading global provider of enterprise software…

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NACS Comments on FDA’s E-Cigarettes, Menthol Regulations

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NACS Comments on FDA’s E-Cigarettes, Menthol Regulations ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its proposed regulations on the retail sale of flavored electronic cigarette products and a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes. Early reports suggested the FDA would prohibit convenience stores from selling flavored vaping e-cigarette products. Initial reading of…

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Update on FDA: FDA Commissioner Moves to Remove Flavored Vapor Products From C-stores

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FDA Commissioner Moves to Remove Flavored Vapor Products From C-stores 11/15/2018 FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb SILVER SPRING, Md. — After much speculation, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is moving closer to removing flavored vapor products from convenience stores. In addition, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars are targets of the agency’s policy framework. In a…

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Taking Theft Seriously

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Taking Theft Seriously By Jim Callahan – November 15, 2018 Theft in c-stores might be considered a three-pronged issue because there are three main groups that are often responsible: vendors, customers and employees. Good customer service is an important one. So is implementing effective back-office systems that can help with accounting. Inventory management systems that assist…

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FDA Planning Assault on Convenience Store Industry

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FDA Planning Assault on Convenience Store Industry The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to announce a sweeping ban on the sales of certain e-cigarette products at convenience stores. The Washington Post reported that the agency will publicize its plan as early as next week, which targets convenience stores in their effort to crack…

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FEMA Extends Registration Deadline Following Hurricane Florence

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FEMA Extends Registration Deadline Following Hurricane Florence South Carolina Survivors Now Have Until December 5 to Apply for Federal Help COLUMBIA, S.C. – At the request of Governor Henry McMaster, FEMA has extended the deadline for South Carolina residents to apply for federal disaster assistance following Hurricane Florence. The deadline to register for aid through FEMA –…

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New NACS Chairman Frank Gleeson Offers Global Perspective

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New NACS Chairman Frank Gleeson Offers Global Perspective By Chelsea Regan – 10/15/2018 Article Source: https://csnews.com/new-nacs-chairman-frank-gleeson-offers-global-perspective LAS VEGAS — On the final day of the 2018 NACS Show, Sheetz Inc. CEO Joe Sheetz passed the baton of NACS chairman to Aramark’s Frank Gleeson during a general session that also featured an energetic keynote by “Dirty Jobs” host…

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