Global Port Tracker


Retailers Urge Expedited Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

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Washington—In an effort to stave off any work stoppage as shipments arrive to West Coast ports for the crucial holiday selling … [Read more...]

April Retail Imports Expected to Spike Up 6.1%

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Washington—With spring flowers come burgeoning shipments of imports destined for the national major retail container ports. In … [Read more...]

Retail Imports to Rise in March as Retailers Stock Up for Spring

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Washington–The nation’s major retailer are stocking up for the Spring/Summer season, according to the latest data from the monthly … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Expected to Slow in Typically Slow February

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Washington—The volume of imports at major retail container ports is expected to drop 8.4% in February from the same time last year … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Expected to Rise 4.8% This Month

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Washington—While retailers conduct their final tallies of their holiday business, the latest figures on import volume at the … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News Not to Miss

In an effort to improve its financial situation, Sears Holdings announced it plans to spin off its Land's End business.

New York—While it may be Friday the 13th—a traditionally an unlucky day—most U.S. retailers are probably rejoicing and racking up … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Expected to be Up 1.8% for December

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Washington—While it doesn’t account for actual sales at retail, import volume at the country’s major retail container ports is … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know Online News

Burberry's Chicago Exclusives Collection

New York—Black Friday is only two weeks away, one of the most crucial and biggest sales day of the year for retailers. (Though … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Grew in October Despite Government Shutdown

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Washington–Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports grew 6.5% in October over the same month last year despite … [Read more...]

Week in Review: The 10 Online Articles Not to Miss

Holiday Shopping

New York—As it has in almost every media outlet, the U.S. government shutdown—and the impending deadline for the debt … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Increase as Holiday Season Approaches

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Washington–Import volume at U.S. major retail container ports grew 9.1% this month compared to last year, according to the monthly … [Read more...]

August Merchandise Imports to Show First Increase Since May

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Washington—Following negative numbers in four of the last five months, import volume at major retail container ports is expected … [Read more...]