TITLE

News Briefs

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;4/18/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on recent developments related to retail trade. A group of politicians has revived legislation giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) power to regulate tobacco products. Under the new bill, the FDA could regulate the sale, marketing and advertising of tobacco products, and could require companies to list all ingredients added to cigarettes and other forms of consumer tobacco. The Petroleum Retailers and Auto Repair Association of Pittsburgh are complaining to the state attorney general that Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Giant Eagle's fuelperks! program, which allows customers to receive a 10-cent-per-gallon discount on gasoline at GetGo convenience stores for every $50 they spend at Giant Eagle grocery stores, violates the state's unfair Sales Act by illegally selling gas below cost.
ACCESSION #
16796965

 

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