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Retail Industry Braces for a Major Legislative Disruption

Brick-and-mortar retailers in the United States have been under enormous pressure due to having too many stores, high levels of debt on their balance sheets, and the rise of digital retailing. But, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) may be about to hand them a rare win, thanks to a case known as South Dakota v. Wayfair, 17-494.
The case being argued this week has to do with the treatment of sales tax, and relates to another court case — Quill Corp. v. North Dakota — that was argued before the Supreme Court in 1992. In Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, th...


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