Crains: Ancient ruling is no excuse to let food vendors run wild

From Crains New York: The City Council is looking to amend the law governing street vendors, with both sides of the debate—vendors and stores—looking for legislative relief. Vendors want the cap on licenses lifted, while neighborhood retailers want to restrict vendors from operating directly in front of their stores. The leader of the reform movement […]

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Here We Come… “Grocers Get Aggressive”

Crains New York Business

The city’s newest industry group plans to put Mayor Mike Bloomberg and Walmart on notice. The New York Association of Grocery Stores—launched last week by lobbyists Brad Gerstman and David Schwartz of Gotham Government Relations—has put defeating the mayor’s proposed soda ban and keeping Walmart out of the city atop its to-do list.

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