Fiscal Cliff


January Comp Sales Rise, Easily Beating Forecasts

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New York—Whether it was the U.S. Congress finally averting the so-called fiscal cliff in early January, a spate of Arctic cold … [Read more...]

NRF: Economic Uncertainty Taints Holiday ’12 Retail Sales

Holiday 2014 Sales Report

New York–While they may not have hit the heights that the National Retail Federation (NRF) originally wanted, 2012 holiday sales … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: December Retail Sales Grew at Modest Pace

Accessories were a favorite with December shoppers, according to sales reports from the U.S. Commerce Department.

Washington—Thanks to consumers spending on apparel and accessories among other things, lower gasoline prices and continued job … [Read more...]

Retail Industry Adopts Principles for Tax Reform

Tax Reform

New York–Citing partisan battles that have instilled fear and hurt consumer confidence, the nation’s retailers are joining the … [Read more...]

Good Tidings: December Comp Sales Better Than Expected

Even post-Christmas shopping helped some retailers beat sales forecasts. Others weren't so lucky.

New York—Despite unpredictable weather and politics in Washington, retailers managed to beat what had been lowered expectations … [Read more...]

NRF Applauds “Fiscal Cliff” Legislation

Fiscal Cliff

Washington—As Americans breathe a collective sigh of relief as the legislation passed Tuesday to avert the so-called "fiscal … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Q1 Profit Nearly Flat on Costs, Cautious Spending

Holiday Bag Check at Neiman Marcus

Dallas—Neiman Marcus Inc. reported Wednesday that its first quarter profit was almost flat compared to last year due to … [Read more...]

NRF: Fix Fiscal Cliff Before Black Friday

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Washington—The National Retail Federation (NRF) today joined a growing chorus of business leaders across many industries to call … [Read more...]