The Possible Trump Tax Plan

By: Randall A. Denha, Esq.* After what seemed to be the longest election cycle in recent memory (in no small part due to constant media coverage), which saw jabs, upper cuts and occasional knock-outs on the campaign trail, the American public has elected Donald Trump as president of the United States. While he, along with…

Tuesday’s Big Winner Is Marijuana

Voters in three states—and a potential fourth—approved recreational marijuana initiatives, and several other states passed medical marijuana provisions By NACS Online Trump may have won the White House, but voters who support legalizing marijuana proved to be big winners as well, reports The Washington Post. The news source writes that voters in California, Massachusetts and…

These Four Cities Will Impose a Soda Tax

Following Tuesday’s elections, voters approved ballot measures in four U.S. cities to impose a soda tax By NACS Online “The trickle of soda taxes is becoming a stream,” reports the Wall Street Journal, with voters in three California cities, San Francisco, Oakland and Albany, and Boulder, Colorado, all approving a ballot measure that taxes sugary…

Consumers Crave More Protein

For many consumers, protein means healthy By NACS Online From smoothies to salty snacks, consumers can’t seem to get enough of protein, reports Bloomberg. And for many consumers, protein has become code for healthy. In fact, when Americans seek out healthy products, protein is the term that’s searched for most, according to Mintel Group, with…

SpartanNash Acquiring Parts of Caito Foods Service

Deal will boost retailer/distributor’s fresh prepared capabilities By Progressive Grocer Midwestern grocery retailer and distributor SpartanNash will acquire certain assets of Caito Foods Service and Blue Ribbon Transport (BRT), including Caito’s produce distribution and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables businesses, its newly constructed Fresh Kitchen facility for fresh-prepared foods, and Blue Ribbon’s logistics business. The $217.5…