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Studies: Protectionism would mean fewer jobs

Studies: Protectionism would mean fewer jobs

WASHINGTON — Two protectionist policies being considered by the White House would result in significant job losses, according to research released by the National Retail ­Federation. Withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and tariffs against China would both cost domestic jobs, NRF found. The Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on $50 billion of

Wargaming as antidote to Trump trade policy uncertainty

Wargaming as antidote to Trump trade policy uncertainty

Staying competitive in the fast-moving chain drug store world is hard enough in the best of times. But things may be about to get even tougher. Chain drug operators with significant imports, and the corresponding consumer packaged goods partners, now face potentially significant challenges to their profitability in the form of the uncertainty and mixed-signals