BWC proposes $1 billion rebate to Ohio employers

By Mark Williams // The Columbus Dispatch 
 The state fund for injured workers wants to give $1.1 billion back to Ohio’s private and public employers. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation today proposed a rebate that is equal to two-thirds of the premiums more than 200,000 private and public employers paid in their most recent policy…

Distilled Spirits & Wine Demonstrate Strong Growth While Beer Continues Reinvention

PR Newswire The distilled spirits, wine and beer industries continued to adapt to consumers’ changing attitudes towards beverage alcohol.  Industry-wide premiumization kept pace with consumer interest in high-quality products. And Millennials continued to drive expansion and migrate toward brands with heritage, authenticity and quality. Distilled spirits achieved its 20th consecutive year of steady volume growth, up about 2%.…

Are Gas Stations the New Grocery Stores?

Millennials are using convenience stores to buy essentials By NACS Online Millennials like convenience stores, fueling foodservice innovation and mobile payments, among other things. Now, Chase.com reports that the younger generation is turning to convenience stores for grocery shopping. Twenty-four-year-old Benjamin Sturm often stops by his local Stewart’s Shops to pick up cheese, bread and…