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Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays

The port at Savannah, Ga., is one of dozens on the East Coast that would be affected should a strike occur on Dec. 29.

Washington—The final surge in import cargo ahead of the holiday season will likely happen this month, setting a new monthly record … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Remain Above Average as Port Talks Continue

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Washington--Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the … [Read more...]

Record Imports Expected As West Coast Port Talks Continue

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Washington-- Import volume at major U.S. container ports is expected to hit an all-time record in August as retailers concerned … [Read more...]

West Coast Port Contract Talks Resume

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Los Angeles--Negotiations on a new labor contract for West Coast dockworkers have resumed following a three-day hiatus last … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Spike as Contract Deadline Approaches

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Retail Imports Spike as Contract Deadline Approaches Washington—Import volume at major U.S. container ports is expected to … [Read more...]

May Imports Continue to Rise Ahead of Port Labor Negotiations

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Washington—–Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.5% this month as negotiators … [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...]

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...]

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...]