National Retail Federation (NRF)


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

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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

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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...]

Report: September Sales Sluggish as Consumers Remain Cautious

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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

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

Week in Review: Top 10 News Articles to Remember

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New York—It’s that time of the year again. (No, not Columbus Day Holiday). Now is the time that economists, analysts and online … [Read more...]

Top 10 Halloween Costumes This Year

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Los Angeles—Super heroes, lead characters from TV show and miniseries, even a pint-sized pop star lead the sales so far this year … [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...]

NRF: Record Number of Americans to Buy Halloween Costumes

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Washington–More costumes than ever will be flying off the shelves as Americans gear up to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the … [Read more...]

Retailers Applaud Efforts to Reform the National Labor Relations Board

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Washington—The National Retail Federation today expressed strong support for the National Labor Relations Board Reform Act, … [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...]