National Retail Federation (NRF)


Imports Expected to Rise as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington–Year-over-year import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to continue to rise during … [Read more...]

Retailers Added 2,000 Jobs in December, Bringing Total to 176,000 in 2014

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Washington--Retail industry employment increased by 2,000 jobs in December as healthy hiring gains in general merchandise and … [Read more...]

Federal Mediators to Join Stalled West Coast Port Talks

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Los Angeles—After months of haggling, the labor dispute between the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) and … [Read more...]

NRF Foundation Reveals “The List” of People Shaping Retail’s Future

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Washington--The NRF Foundation, the non-profit arm of the National Retail Federation, announced today the individuals who have … [Read more...]

Retail’s Big Show to Welcome Top International CEOs, Retail Leaders

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Washington--The National Retail Federation will welcome industry leaders and CEOs from around the world to its upcoming 104th … [Read more...]

Retailers Estimate Holiday Return Fraud to Cost $3.8 Billion

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Washington--It may be known as a season of giving, but that isn't always the case for major retailers. Techniques and processes … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Important News from Final Holiday Shopping Days

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New York—With less than a week to go, here’s what the latest surveys and speculation reveal about what kind of holiday season 2014 … [Read more...]

Early Holiday Promotions Help Put Shoppers Ahead on Their Lists

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Washington–For millions of Americans the rush to find the perfect gift started early this year, and according to the National … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: November Sales Rise Most in 8 Months

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Washington—The most hires in a decade, lowering gas prices and plenty of promotions at retail helped total November retail sales … [Read more...]

Holiday Imports Wrapping Up as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington--With most holiday merchandise safely in the country despite significant congestion impacting West Coast ports, import … [Read more...]

More than 126 Million Cyber Monday Shoppers Online Today

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Washington– Getting an even better deal—and deeper discounts—may be the leading reason online holiday shoppers this year may wait … [Read more...]

Black Friday Sales Drop as Shopping Trend Shift: NRF

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Washington—Early holiday promotions even before Thanksgiving, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy … [Read more...]