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Retailers applaud AG Schneiderman’s ‘organized retail crime’ takedown

ALBANY, NY – Retail Council of New York State President and CEO Ted Potrikus today issued the following statement: Retailers throughout New York State today thank Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, his team, and all law enforcement partners for the hard work leading to the arrest of leaders of an organized retail crime ring operating in […]

Retailers applaud Governor’s bag moratorium

ALBANY, NY – Retail Council of New York State President and CEO Ted Potrikus this evening issued the following statement: Retailers in New York City and throughout the state thank Governor Cuomo for making the difficult decision to tap on the brakes on the New York City plastic bag fee. We respect the complexity of […]

Retailers support Governor’s ‘marketplace’ sales tax plan

“It’s not a new tax” says Council President The Retail Council of New York State today urged lawmakers to approve as written a proposal from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget seeking to require “marketplace providers” to collect New York’s state and local sales taxes on merchandise shipped in to the state from out-of-state sellers. “It […]