The Gop’s Final Tax Plan: How it Impacts You

The recently released plan eliminates the corporate alternative minimum tax By NACS Online   Congressional tax negotiators released the final version of tax reform this past Friday evening, December 15.  The previous versions passed by the House and Senate were largely a mixed bag of results for the convenience retailing industry.  The Conference report, at…

C-Store Redefine Convenience

From growlers to gourmet food options, many convenience stores are focusing on new profit centers By NACS Online   “Unusual offerings” at the Phoenix Mart are resonating with customers, thanks to new ideas about to service shift workers at a nearby hospital, busy commuters and local businesspeople taking a lunch break, writes WilmingtonBiz.com. When Springer…

Target Acquires Same-Day Delivery Platform

Shipt will boost the retailer’s ability to same-day delivery services at nearly half its stores by early 2018 By NACS Online   Target Corp. is acquiring Shipt Inc., an online same-day delivery platform, for $550 million. Target will leverage its network of stores and Shipt’s proprietary technology platform to bring same-day delivery to customers across…

CVS Acquires Aetna for $69 Billion

Drugstore chain continues its journey of becoming a single location for consumer health and wellness   By NACS Online   CVS Health and Aetna announced a definitive merger under which CVS Health will acquire all outstanding shares of Aetna. The companies say that this transaction fills an unmet need in the current health-care system and…