NH House Leaders to take part in Grocers Association Press Conference

CONCORD  – Speaker William O’Brien, Majority Leader D.J. Bettencourt, and  other area legislators, Monday will join the New Hampshire Grocers Association (NHGA) at a Press Conference to announce a new initiative and discuss current economic trends regarding New Hampshire tourism and cross border sales. 

When:      Monday, November 21, at 10:00am
Where:     Klemm’s Mobil, 124 Indian Rock Road, Windham, NH 03087
Speakers: John M. Dumais, President & CEO (NHGA)
                    William O’Brien, Speaker, New Hampshire House of Representatives
                    D.J. Bettencourt, Majority Leader, New Hampshire House of Representatives
                    Kevin Waterhouse, Windham Representative, Owner of Waterhouse's Country Store

The event will explain current trends in tobacco revenue:

• Related commodity sales
• Growth in employment

It will also include economic factors negatively impacting sales growth:

·         Lower personal income

·         Higher gasoline prices

·         Higher food price cost to buy

·         Fuel

·         Packaging

·         Processing costs

·         Weather condition