Category Archives: Retail Law

The New Wild West: Considerations for Commercial Landlords and Tenants in the Era of Open and Concealed Carry of Firearms

In a retail setting like a grocery store, it might be shocking for the average customer to see an individual openly carrying a rifle slung over his shoulder. While the gun-toting patron might be shopping for cantaloupe and exercising his open-carry rights, other customers might panic and call 911 to report a “man with a …

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Automated Retail: Stores without Staff, but Not Without Issues

For many, air travel is required for business while for others it is used for pleasure. As millions of people are hustling through airports to make their flights, some may have taken a moment to stop to shop at one of the many staffless stores that are opening in airports. These staffless stores, which are …

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Join RILA and the Retail Litigation Center – 2015 Retail Law Conference – October 28-30, San Antonio

The Retail Law Conference, co-hosted by RILA and the Retail Litigation Center, is the only conference designed specifically for in-house legal counsel from all retail channels. Through educational sessions and retail-only roundtable conversations you will have unparalleled opportunities to network with leading corporate lawyers in the retail industry and gain insight into the most pressing …

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Days of Tax-Free Internet Sales May Soon Be Over With Introduction of Remote Transactions Parity Act

The imposition of sales tax on internet transactions is a continuing topic of conversation on Capitol Hill that has recently gained even more momentum. In June, Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Rep. Steve Womack introduced the Remote Transaction Parity Act (RTPA), a bill which would require online retailers to collect sales taxes from buyers in remote …

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Attend the Retail Law Conference October 28-30th in San Antonio, Texas – Early Bird Rate ends August 14th!

The Retail Law Conference, co-hosted by RILA and the Retail Litigation Center, is the only conference designed specifically for in-house legal counsel from all retail channels. Through educational sessions and retail-only roundtable conversations you will have unparalleled opportunities to network with leading corporate lawyers in the retail industry and gain insight into the most pressing …

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‘Tis The Season To Think About Your Retail Lease

With November nearly upon us, the holiday shopping season is right around the corner. For retailers, the peak season can bring a whole host of issues to be considered in connection with a commercial lease. The best time to think about these issues is now – before the droves of eager customers start lining up …

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Only two more weeks until the Retail Law 2014 Conference – October 15-17, 2014, Charlotte, NC

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming Retail Law Conference: Register Today! When October 15-17, 2014 Where Charlotte, NC The 2014 Retail Law Conference takes place October 15-17 in Charlotte, NC. This year’s program is stronger than ever with relevant, compelling and interactive sessions focused on the legal issues affecting retailers. In …

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Attend the Retail Law 2014 Conference – October 15-17, 2014, Charlotte, North Carolina

The National Law Review is pleased to bring you information about the upcoming Retail Law Conference: Register Today! When October 15-17, 2014 Where Charlotte, NC The 2014 Retail Law Conference takes place October 15-17 in Charlotte, NC. This year’s program is stronger than ever with relevant, compelling and interactive sessions focused on the legal issues affecting retailers. In …

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Forever 21 Faces Point-of-Sale Data Collection Class Action Lawsuit

Fast fashion retailer Forever 21 Retail Inc. faces a putative class action lawsuit alleging that the retailer violated California law by requesting and recording shoppers’ credit card numbers and personal identification information at the point-of-sale. Forever 21 shopper Tamar Estanboulian filed the lawsuit on September 7 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of …

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Micro Bargaining Units Coming To a Workplace Near You

It is no secret that many employers take steps to try and keep their workplaces union-free.  One of the newer concerns for employers in that camp is the possibility that employees could form a “micro bargaining unit,” which is a unit of employees that make up only a small portion of the workforce.  In a …

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