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Happy 4th of July!

Posted in Holiday, Retail

During this week, we pause to proudly celebrate freedom across the United States. Our blogging team will resume providing timely information about issues that may be facing the retail industry next week. Thank you for subscribing to our retail blog.  Have a safe and happy Fourth of July! Warm Wishes, The Retail Law Advisor editorial… Continue Reading

Happy New Year to the Retail Industry!

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As we welcome 2017, we wish to recognize our Retail Law Advisor readers and subscribers as we begin our 5th year of blogging this January. Because of you, we proudly mark this milestone with the blog’s inclusion on the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100 list. This list of blogs, created through a nomination process across thirteen… Continue Reading

May your Days be Merry and Blue Laws Compliant

Posted in Compliance, Holiday, Retail, Retail Sales

‘Tis the season to eat turkey, drink pumpkin-flavored lattes, and, of course, shop.  With Black Friday and the holiday season just around the corner, it is important for retailers to remember that Massachusetts has specific laws that restrict when and if businesses can operate on Sundays and holidays and that address employee compensation and scheduling… Continue Reading

Happy 4th of July!

Posted in Holiday

During this week, we pause to proudly celebrate freedom across the United States. Our blogging team will resume providing timely information about issues that may be facing the retail industry next week. Thank you for subscribing to our retail blog.  Have a safe and happy Fourth of July! Warm Wishes, The Retail Law Advisor editorial… Continue Reading

Black Friday? Not This Year.

Posted in Holiday, Retail, Retail Sales

Black Friday is the infamous day that kicks off the official holiday shopping season in the United States. With many folks and students enjoying the day after Thanksgiving off, Black Friday is the perfect time to start working through lengthy holiday gift lists. Traditionally, retailers offer incredible sales, vying for consumer attention and wallets. In… Continue Reading

The War for Talent: It’s On

Posted in Employment, Holiday, Retail

It’s not exactly news that we have a war for talent in the U.S. Since the recession of 2008, business commentators have followed the U.S. population’s return to work. When unemployment was high and workers had no alternatives, they often stayed at jobs regardless of their level of satisfaction or room for advancement. However, now… Continue Reading

Let Freedom Ring!

Posted in Holiday, Retail

Goulston & Storrs has a long and proud tradition of supporting diversity. It’s not just a theoretical goal; we believe diversity helps us recognize and appreciate alternate viewpoints which ultimately improves our firm and our ability to serve our clients. Two years ago we spoke in support of the Supreme Court’s decision declaring Section Three… Continue Reading

Consumers Looking For Deliveries at the Speed of Light

Posted in Holiday, Retail, Retail Sales

With the holidays fast approaching, and sales during November and December accounting for an estimated 30% of retailers’ annual revenue, retailers are pulling out all the stops in the ongoing fight for customer dollars, with multiple retailers offering overnight and same-day delivery options and free shipping and one online retailer even offering a shipping guarantee… Continue Reading

A Five-Point Checklist for the Holiday Shopping Season

Posted in Employment, Holiday, Retail, Technology

The Halloween costume pop-up stores are gone, and they’re starting to be replaced by other seasonal attractions. Before long the snow will by flying, and shoppers will be ready to hit the stores before work, on their lunch hours, and late into the evening. The very brave will hit the doorbusters. Is your business ready… Continue Reading

Happy 4th of July

Posted in Holiday, Retail

During this week, we pause to proudly celebrate freedom and love for our country. We will resume providing timely information about issues that may be facing the retail industry and your business next week. Thank you for subscribing to our retail blog. Happy Fourth of July! Warm Wishes, The Retail Law Advisor editorial board

Happy Holidays from the Retail Law Advisor

Posted in Holiday, Retail

During this holiday season, we take the opportunity to recognize our blog readers. Thanks to industry participants like you, 2013 has been a great year for the Retail Law Advisor. In the coming year, we look forward to continuing to provide you with a comprehensive legal resource for the retail industry. We wish you a… Continue Reading

Happy Labor Day!

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We would like to take a moment to reflect on Labor Day and to honor the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. On behalf of all of us at Goulston & Storrs, we wish you an enjoyable and safe Labor Day Weekend.