Wyoming Retail Association E-Newsletter                             October 30, 2018
 

 

Town of Jackson Considers Plastic Bag Ban

The town of Jackson is considering an ordinance banning the use of plastic bags effective this spring, as part of their town’s sustainability initiative.  While the Wyoming Retail Association typically engages in state and federal initiatives, we are monitoring these discussions closely and are coordinating with our Jackson members in any messaging or correspondence as this initiative moves forward.


 

Pharmacy Update- Open Comment Period on Rules

The Wyoming Board of Pharmacy is taking public comment on numerous important chapters of rules from now until November 5, 2018.  As well the legislature will consider a bill addressing gag order law in the upcoming legislative session.

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WRA members have a clear advantage this holiday season

FedEx recently announced that for the second year in a row, it will not apply additional residential surcharges during the holiday season, except for shipments that are oversized, unauthorized or necessitate additional handling. Residential shipments sent with other carriers could incur an additional surcharge during peak days in November and December.

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Proud to be a WRA Member-Kelly's Convenience Centers

Kelly's Convenience Centers is a family owned and operated chain of convenience stores that has been providing convenient one stop shopping in Rock Springs, Wyoming for almost 40 years! They have three convenient locations serving quality Sinclair fuels and lubricants, as well as many other great products.

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CONSUMERS WILL SPEND 4.1 PERCENT MORE THAN LAST YEAR DURING WINTER HOLIDAYS, ACCORDING TO NRF SURVEY

WASHINGTON – Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1 percent from the $967.13 they said they would spend last year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.

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SEPTEMBER RETAIL SALES INCREASED 3 PERCENT OVER LAST YEAR 

WASHINGTON – Retail sales in September increased 0.4 percent over August on a seasonally adjusted basis and were up 3 percent year-over-year unadjusted, according to calculations released today by the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.

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