National Retail Federation (NRF)


Retailers Say Obama State of the Union Proposals May “Open the Door”

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Washington–As the nation awaits to hear President Obama’s agenda for the next year in his annual State of the Union address to the … [Read more...]

Main Street Merchants and Technology Leaders Target Patent Trolls

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Washington—To help in the battle against patent trolls, National Retail Federation today announced the launch of United for Patent … [Read more...]

NRF Holiday Results: Sales Increased 4%

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New York–Confident consumers stocked up on holiday gifts and other merchandise over the 2014 holiday season, helping boost overall … [Read more...]

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...]