National Retail Federation (NRF)


National Retail Federation Honored By Environmental Protection Agency

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Washington—On Tuesday, Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the National Retail Federation (NRF) with its … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News-to-Know

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New York—It was a much needed dose of optimism when most of retail seems besieged with lower traffic patterns, slumping comp store … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Expedited Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

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Washington—In an effort to stave off any work stoppage as shipments arrive to West Coast ports for the crucial holiday selling … [Read more...]

Pent Up Demand Gives March Biggest Sales Increase in 18 Months

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Washington—Thank heavens for pent up demand. The bitter winter that chilled sales in January and February thawed in March, … [Read more...]

NRF Announces Retail Information-Sharing Platform for Cybersecurity

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Washington—To help stave off data breaches like those recently at Target and Neiman Marcus that affected millions of consumers, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

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New York—A lot of “Big Picture thinking” this week…Glen Senk, former chief executive for Urban Outfitters and David Yurman, … [Read more...]

Easter to Shake Off Winter Blues at Retail?

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Washington—The return of warmer weather, Spring breaks and especially Easter should help bolster retail sales this month…and it’s … [Read more...]

April Retail Imports Expected to Spike Up 6.1%

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Washington—With spring flowers come burgeoning shipments of imports destined for the national major retail container ports. In … [Read more...]

Retail Employment Edges Up in March

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Washington—Although the U.S. Department of Labor reported today that March “nonfarm payroll employment” rose by 192,000 missing … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Not-to-Miss Online Articles

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New York—Speculation (and rumor) like to run rampant especially in the fashion industry. Even though last Tuesday was April 1, … [Read more...]

NRF Urges Senate to Reject Minimum Wage Proposal

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Washington—Though millions of retail employees might be wishing this was all just a joke, the National Retail Federation (NRF) … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Adoption of PIN-Based Credit Cards

The U.K., Canada and other countries have been using more secure chip credit cards for years now. Why hasn't the U.S. caught up?

Washington—Once again, the retail industry urged the U.S. Congress to overhaul the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card … [Read more...]

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