New Tax Laws Means New Opportunities

By: Randall A. Denha, J.D., LL.M. With the passage of President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the 2017 Tax Act), many tax attorneys, along with our clients running closely held businesses, have already begun reviewing and implementing tax-efficient strategies. Three Areas to Focus On The 2017 Tax Act provides many new planning…

C-Stores Appeal to Health-Conscious Consumers

With 7-Eleven’s introduction of cold-pressed juice, the c-store trend of healthier options remains strong   By NACS Online   In January, 7-Eleven announced it would start selling cold-pressed organic, vegan, fair trade, gluten-free and non-GMO juice alongside Slurpees, sodas and snacks, the Washington Post reports. The change is part of a sweeping trend in the…

Will Convenience Stores Welcome Bitcoin ATMs?

Bitcoin teller machines are slowly making inroads into bodegas and corner stores By NACS Online   Bitcoin teller machines (BTMs) have become hot properties, showing up at convenience stores, gas stations and liquor stores, Pacific Standard Magazine reports. New York City now has more than 80 BTMs, with dozens more in other areas. BTM makers…

Craft Soda Goes After Health-minded Customers

With its wholesome ingredients, craft soda wants to hone its healthier and more natural alternative image   By NACS Online Craft soda appears poised to capitalize on customer appreciation for healthier and more natural food products, QSR Magazine reports. While customers have been ditching regular soda, craft sodas like Appalachian Craft Soda, Jones Soda and…