National Retail Federation (NRF)

Vince Camuto Hopes to Score with Super Bowl 50 Commercial


New York--Whatever the outcome of Sunday's Super Bowl 50 game, the Vince Camuto brand is hoping to score a marketing … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Spending Expected to Hit Record High

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Washington--Valentines of the USA: prepare to be spoiled.According to the National Retail Federation’s Valentine’s Day … [Read more...]

Retailers Call on Union, Ports for Long-Term Stability


Washington—Retail trade groups are calling upon the International Longshoremen’s Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance to … [Read more...]

Great Expectations: Super Bowl 50 Spending to Rise to $15.5 Billion

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Washington—Americans more than ever plan to watch this year’s Super Bowl 50 championship on Feb. 7. And while the cliché is that … [Read more...]

Economists: 2016 Retail Sales to Mirror Sluggish 2015

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New York—What’s up for retail in 2016? More of 2015 evidently.According to economists and industry experts who spoke at the … [Read more...]

ShopperTrak Launches New, “Groundbreaking Analytics Platform”


Chicago and New York--ShopperTrak, provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics,  introduced its new … [Read more...]

Weather, Deflation Cause Holiday Retail Sales to Miss


Washington—While the National Retail Federation today announced that holiday sales had “solid growth” the 3% increase ($626.1 … [Read more...]

100-Member Coalition Takes on Tackling Port Congestion

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Washington–Following up on last fall’s successful campaign to include ports performance statistics program in the federal … [Read more...]

Retailers: D.C. Scheduling Law Would Have “Sweeping Unintended Consequences”

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Washington –The National Retail Federation weighed in today on behalf of Washington, D.C.’s 7,000 retail establishments against … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Wind Down Following Holiday Season

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Washington–With the holiday season over, import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slowly … [Read more...]

Report: December Comp Store Sales Better Than Expected

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New York—December sales may have been better than some had predicted. Sales reports from the dozen or so retailers that still … [Read more...]

Retailers Say Tax Extenders Bill Could Provide ‘Stepping Stone’ to Comprehensive Reform

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Washington--The National Retail Federation urged Congress to approve legislation that would make permanent a key piece of federal … [Read more...]