Articles in Category: 'Rick McAllister'

By: Mark Wilson | Posted: February 21, 2013 3:55 AM
This week, retailers from across Florida, led by our partners at the Florida Retail Federation and their president and CEO Rick McAllister, are meeting in Tallahassee to continue the fight to ensure a fair and equitable taxation system that discourages government from determining winners and losers through unfair tax policy.
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: December 31, 2010 3:55 AM

National retail sales during the holiday season are expected to show a 5.5 percent increase over last year, according to a report released this week by Mastercard Advisers’ SpendingPulse.

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By: Michael Peltier News Service of Florida | Posted: December 23, 2010 7:11 AM

Despite a sluggish economy and a potential $3 billion-plus budget gap, Florida should more than double the state’s tourism marketing budget under a proposal sent to Gov.-elect Rick Scott Wednesday by his transition team.

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By: Alex Tiegen | Posted: May 25, 2010 7:15 PM

From the Florida Retail Federation headquarters on Adams Street in Tallahassee, Rick McAllister oversees efforts to ensure retailers in the state can keep their doors open.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: April 15, 2010 (All day)

Starting Friday, Floridians will be able to save money while helping to save the environment and the Sunshine State’s sluggish economy.

At a media event Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Crist met with legislators, representatives of the Florida Retail Federation and employees of Badcock, Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowe’s and Sears to promote a rebate program on energy-efficient appliances.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 30, 2010 4:05 PM

Florida parents shopping for back-to-school deals may be able to avoid sales taxes if a bill creating a sales tax holiday works its way through the Legislature.

Florida has held sales tax holidays for seven of the last 10 years, but not since 2007. Gov. Charlie Crist called for a sales tax holiday in his State of the State address on March 2.

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By: Guest Columnist | Posted: March 25, 2010 3:03 PM

In Florida this week, the Senate passed Senator Don Gaetz's jobs bill. A good bill we should all support. It has a significant price tag so it will not be easy.
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