WASHINGTON – Retailers and retail advocates are welcoming the announcement by the Supreme Court that it will take up a case asking the Federal Reserve to lower the cap on debit card “swipe fees.” An amendment by Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin to the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act directed the central bank to set a “reasonable”
ARLINGTON, Va. – The FMI and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores were among the groups that praised a Thursday Supreme Court ruling that they say restored a pro-pharmacy, pro-consumer Arkansas law that, among other things, required pharmacy benefit managers to reimburse pharmacies at or above what the pharmacies paid to acquire certain medications.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) in a lawsuit concerning the confidentiality of store-level sales data provided to the government by retailers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The case stemmed from a 2011 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by a Sioux Falls,
WASHINGTON — Overturning a 1992 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that states and local governments can collect sales tax from online sellers that do not have a physical presence in the state. The decision was hailed by several retail industry groups for creating a more level playing field for brick-and-mortar retailers. The court’s ruling
WASHINGTON — Retailers have applauded two Supreme Court actions in cases regarding credit cards. Late last month the court overturned a ruling barring retailers from imposing a surcharge on credit card use, sending the case back to a lower court. Two days earlier, the Supreme Court justices declined to hear a bid to resurrect a