WASHINGTON — The chief executives of Macy’s Inc. and the National Retail Federation are pressing President Obama to support retailers’ priorities, ranging from a Web tax bill to corporate tax reform in his State of the Union address.
Terry J. Lundgren, Macy’s Inc. chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Matthew R. Shay, president and ceo of the National Retail Federation, sent a letter to Obama Tuesday night outlining the significance of retailers’ contributions to the overall economy, and pointed to specific policies that could help merchants expand and hire more people.
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