National Retail Federation (NRF)


Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

Inside A Family Dollar Store Ahead of Earnings Reports

New York—It’s pretty difficult to eclipse retail earnings week especially with profit misses and lowered full year forecasts that … [Read more...]

NRF Survey: Coupon Usage Grows Among Back-to-School, College Shoppers

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Washington–Recognizing that a number of the best deals of the summer are still to come, some families have only scratched 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...]

NRF Honors Senator, Representative as Legislators of the Year

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Washington—At a time when the popularity of members of the U.S. Congress is at an all-time low, The National Retail Federation … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Know News

New York—Online shopping may be convenient, enabling consumers to shop 24/7 without worrying about finding a parking place.But … [Read more...]

NRF Lowers Full-Year Sales Outlook

Retail Sales

Washington—“The doldrums” experienced by many retailers at the start of 2014 still are having their repercussions. Today, the … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

New Arrivals at Buckle

New York—Already the most important shopping season second only to holiday, Back to School may be better than the last few seasons … [Read more...]

NRF: Families to Increase Spending on Back to School This Year

American Rag Maxi dress and accessories from Macy's back to school

Washington—Driven by increased demand for electronic items and parents’ need to restock their children’s wardrobes and school … [Read more...]

Retailers Applaud Introduction of The Marketplace, Internet Tax Freedom Act

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Washington—On Tuesday, the U. S. House of Representatives passed a permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which … [Read more...]

Retail Sales Edge Up in June But Core Sales Growth Solid

Retail Sales

Washington—June retail sales failed to reach economists’ estimates, but the so-called core sales—which exclude automobiles, … [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...]

Expiration of West Coast Ports Contract Brings Surge in Imports

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Washington–With West Coast longshoremen still negotiating a new contract, retailers are bringing holiday merchandise into the … [Read more...]