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Unemployment Drops to Lowest Since 2008, Retail Jobs Help

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Washington—Some good news today on the unemployment front: the U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, bringing down the jobless … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Not-to-Miss News

In its latest quarterly report, Coach disappointed shareholders with more falling sales in North America.

New York—There are only 8 shopping days left till Mother’s Day and if retailers play their cards right—luring in Millennials—then … [Read more...]

Though Cautious, Families Plan to Shower Mom with Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day

Washington—Americans appear to want to splurge again on mom for Mother’s Day, May 11, but as has been the case with other holidays … [Read more...]

“Retail Across America”: The Next Phase of This is Retail Campaign

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Washington—Call it an example of “getting-an-act-together-and-taking-it-on-the-road.”One year after the world’s largest retail … [Read more...]

National Retail Federation Honored By Environmental Protection Agency

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Washington—On Tuesday, Earth Day, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded the National Retail Federation (NRF) with its … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News-to-Know

Accessories have been one of the hot spots in Michael Kors' growing business

New York—It was a much needed dose of optimism when most of retail seems besieged with lower traffic patterns, slumping comp store … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Expedited Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

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Washington—In an effort to stave off any work stoppage as shipments arrive to West Coast ports for the crucial holiday selling … [Read more...]

Pent Up Demand Gives March Biggest Sales Increase in 18 Months

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Washington—Thank heavens for pent up demand. The bitter winter that chilled sales in January and February thawed in March, … [Read more...]

NRF Announces Retail Information-Sharing Platform for Cybersecurity

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Washington—To help stave off data breaches like those recently at Target and Neiman Marcus that affected millions of consumers, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

GucciWomenswear Fall Winter 2014 Milan Fashion Week February 2014

New York—A lot of “Big Picture thinking” this week…Glen Senk, former chief executive for Urban Outfitters and David Yurman, … [Read more...]

Easter to Shake Off Winter Blues at Retail?

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Washington—The return of warmer weather, Spring breaks and especially Easter should help bolster retail sales this month…and it’s … [Read more...]

April Retail Imports Expected to Spike Up 6.1%

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Washington—With spring flowers come burgeoning shipments of imports destined for the national major retail container ports. In … [Read more...]

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