National Retail Federation (NRF)


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...]

Retailers Estimate Holiday Return Fraud Will Cost $2.2 Billion in 2015

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Washington--Retail fraud comes in many shapes and sizes and is especially rampant during the holiday season when online and … [Read more...]

Retailers Say Spending Plan Provides Broad Relief That Will Boost Economy

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The National Retail Federation today welcomed final passage by Congress of a wide-ranging spending and tax-relief package. As … [Read more...]

NRF: 90% of Shoppers Still Working Through Holiday List

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Though millions of people got a jump start on holiday shopping this year, millions more still have a lengthy list to … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Congress to Reject Customs Bill Unless Online Sales Tax Is Included

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Washington--The National Retail Federation today called on Congress to reject a customs reauthorization bill set for a vote this … [Read more...]

Retailers in “Final Balancing Act” of Holiday Merchandise Supply, Demand

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Washington—Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to be essentially unchanged from last year … [Read more...]

More Than 121 Million Holiday Shoppers Plan to Shop Online on Cyber Monday

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Washington--Incredible online savings starting in early November have changed the way that consumers are shopping on Cyber Monday. … [Read more...]

Reports from the Shopping Cart: Retailers Speak Up about Black Weekend

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Washington and New York—Mixed reports about Black Weekend shopping came in this morning as retailers, analysts and trade … [Read more...]

3 Things You Should Know About Data Security, Holiday Shopping

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With the holiday retail season now in full swing, Mallory Duncan, senior vice president/general counsel at National Retail … [Read more...]

Early Promos, Great Deals Put Traditional Gift Card Buyers in Gift Wrapping Mode

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Washington—While gift cards remain the most requested holiday gift, they seem to have fallen off consumers’ shopping lists this … [Read more...]

Attorneys General Call for PIN Numbers on New Credit Cards

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Washington—Nine attorneys general sent a letter to top credit card companies and banks on Monday calling for the use of personal … [Read more...]

Ports See “Dramatic Difference” From Last Year as Holiday Merchandise Arrives

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Washington–What a difference a year makes. At this time last year when import cargo reached its holiday heights, concerns over a … [Read more...]