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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...]

Back to School Lifts August Comp Sales

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New York—Retailers earned a shiny red apple in August as back to school spending helped lift sales. According to Ken Perkins, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

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New York—It’s pretty difficult to eclipse retail earnings week especially with profit misses and lowered full year forecasts that … [Read more...]

NRF Survey: Coupon Usage Grows Among Back-to-School, College Shoppers

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Washington–Recognizing that a number of the best deals of the summer are still to come, some families have only scratched the … [Read more...]

Record Imports Expected As West Coast Port Talks Continue

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Washington-- Import volume at major U.S. container ports is expected to hit an all-time record in August as retailers concerned … [Read more...]

NRF Honors Senator, Representative as Legislators of the Year

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Washington—At a time when the popularity of members of the U.S. Congress is at an all-time low, The National Retail Federation … [Read more...]