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Retail, Financial Trade Groups to Partner on Cyber Security

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Washington—Following recent calls that retailers, banks and security institutions partner in effort to avoid another cyberfraud debacle like Target, Neiman Marcus and other retailers recently reported, a group of leading trade associations representing the retail and financial services industries announced a new cybersecurity partnership. The partnership will focus on exploring …

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E-Fairness, Cyber Security Among Top Retail Priorities This Year

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Arlington, VA—The two items that top retailers’ agenda for strengthening laws both have cost multi-millions to retailers in the last year: cyber security and online taxes. In its 2014 Public Policy Agenda: Retailers Strengthening Communities released today by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association laid out the …

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Trade Associations Urge End of Cambodian Unrest

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Arlington, VA—The six leading North American trade associations representing apparel and footwear brands and retailers, including the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), the Canadian Apparel Federation (CAF), the National Retail Federation (NRF), the Retail Council of Canada (RCC), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), and the U.S. Fashion Industry …

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Trade Groups Urge President Obama to Action on Potential East Coast Port Strike

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Washington—In what promises to be yet another countdown to potential financial disaster facing the country, additional trade groups are joining the chorus urging President Obama to intervene in what should be a strike affecting all East Coast ports. Although another round of talks are scheduled this week between International Longshoremen’s …