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FMI, NACDS applaud Supreme Court decision

FMI, NACDS applaud Supreme Court decision

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.

Supreme Court supports data confidentiality

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,

Playing field leveled

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

Retail gets a lift from high court

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