Students Encouraged to Connect and Continue Their Education Beyond the Classroom at 8th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Students Encouraged to Connect and Continue Their Education Beyond the Classroom at 8th Annual Scholarship Luncheon MIRA Foundation’s Joseph D. Sarafa Scholarship Program invests more than $700,000 in tomorrow’s leaders since 1999 West Bloomfield, Mich. (June 29, 2016) — The 8th Annual Joseph D. Sarafa Scholarship luncheon was held at the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC)…

Industry Applauds Menu Labeling Reform Legislation

New federal menu labeling regulations that pose an unreasonable burden on many businesses, particularly convenience stores, could be replaced with more targeted rules under legislation introduced last week by U.S. Representative John Carter (R-Texas). Carter was joined by Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) and Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (D-Texas) as he introduced the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure…

Merchants Payments Coalition Blasts Fed

The Merchants Payments Coalition, a group of retailers, supermarkets, drug stores, convenience stores, fuel stations, online merchants, and other businesses, released a statement criticizing the U.S. Federal Reserve for “making merchants pay for fraud prevention even if banks don’t prevent fraud.” Although the Fed found that merchants bear 41% of signature debit fraud losses and…