National Retail Federation (NRF)


Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

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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

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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

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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...]

Amazon.com Breaks into the Top 10 Retailers

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Washington—For the first time since the first Top 100 largest retailers in America, Amazon.com has joined the ranks of the 10 … [Read more...]

July 4th: Grilling Up Good Times

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Washington—According to NRF’s 2014 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 153 million … [Read more...]

Retailers Hail Supreme Court Decision on NLRB Appointments

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Washington—The National Retail Federation released the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations … [Read more...]

As Negotiating Deadline Looms for West Coast Ports, Economic Trouble on Horizon

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Washington—As negotiations continue for a new contract agreement covering 13,600 dockworkers at 30 ports stretching from San … [Read more...]

What’s Up at Retail? National Retail Federation’s Monthly Economic Review

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Washington—The erratic nature in recent monthly retail sales figures means it’s more important than ever to examine seemingly … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must Reads from Online

From the 8th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards: Grand Prize handbag designed byJohn Edwards of Florian London who received  the award for Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design and the InStyle.com, the Audience Fan Favorite

New York—Well it looks like Ron Johnson, the disgraced former chief executive at JCPenney, is no longer the retail industry’s … [Read more...]

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