Matthew Shay


Early Holiday Promotions Help Put Shoppers Ahead on Their Lists

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Washington–For millions of Americans the rush to find the perfect gift started early this year, and according to the National … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: November Sales Rise Most in 8 Months

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Washington—The most hires in a decade, lowering gas prices and plenty of promotions at retail helped total November retail sales … [Read more...]

More than 126 Million Cyber Monday Shoppers Online Today

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Washington– Getting an even better deal—and deeper discounts—may be the leading reason online holiday shoppers this year may wait … [Read more...]

Black Friday Sales Drop as Shopping Trend Shift: NRF

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Washington—Early holiday promotions even before Thanksgiving, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy … [Read more...]

Retailers Call on Port Parties to Remain at Negotiating Table

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Washington—With reports that on reports that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association are … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Online Articles to Recall

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New York—There some ominous clouds beginning to cover what had looked like a bright holiday season. In the first busy week of … [Read more...]

NRF: Holiday Bargain Hunters Hold Out for Deals

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Washington--Procrastinators and bargain hunters alike are taking their time getting started with their holiday shopping bonanza, … [Read more...]

Retailers Applaud Extended Chinese Visas, Encouraging International Shopping

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Washington–The National Retail Federation today was among the retail groups that applauded the announcement that the United States … [Read more...]

Growing List of Shareholders Urge Action on Agreement for West Coast Ports

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Washington—Retailers are getting restless. It’s all about the continuing negotiations over a new labor agreement to resolve the … [Read more...]

Survey: Gift Givers Plan to Splurge on Friends, Family for Holiday

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Washington—American consumers are likely to throw their cautiousness to the wind this holiday season, upping the amount they plan … [Read more...]

Another Optimistic Holiday Sales Forecast from NRF

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Washington–Despite the polar vortexes that stymied retail in the first quarter, causing many retailers to downgrade their annual … [Read more...]

Week in Review: What You Missed

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New York—Finally something spooky for retailers that won’t frighten even most cynical of Wall Street analysts: potential Halloween … [Read more...]