National Retail Federation (NRF)


Retailers Call on Port Parties to Remain at Negotiating Table

shipping_containers-300x220

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

DSW Spring 2015 Lookbook_Page_04

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

Holiday Sales

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

Retail Imports Set Records Despite Continuing West Coast Port Issues

shipping_containers-300x220

Washington--Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slow down this month following record … [Read more...]

Retailers Applaud Extended Chinese Visas, Encouraging International Shopping

China

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

NRF Asks Obama to Intervene in West Coast Port Talks

cargo

Washington--A coalition led by the National Retail Federation (NRF) is asking President Obama to get involved in the contract … [Read more...]

Broad Merchant Coalition Urges Passage of Comprehensive Breach Notification Legislation

cyber-security

Washington—The next Congress, one dominated by the Republican Party in both houses, already has some items on their agenda—at the … [Read more...]

Holiday: Retailers Preparing for Online Surge, Re-Focused Shipping Dates

Holidays-2014-Deadlines

Washington—Hoping to avoid a debacle like last year, when last minute online shoppers paid for next day deliveries that didn’t … [Read more...]

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

cargo

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

-holiday-shopping-word-cloud-on-53759167

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

Report: September Sales Sluggish as Consumers Remain Cautious

February Retail Sales Up 1%

Washington—Concerns about the economy here and trouble abroad may have contributed to a decline in September retail sales, … [Read more...]

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...]