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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...]

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


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


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


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...]