National Retail Federation (NRF)

Retailers in for a Very Digital Holiday Season, According to NRF Survey

"Optimize opportunities within social media in a way that will quantifiably impact sales during the holiday season."

Washington—It’s the most wonderful time of the year for millions of Americans and this year, holiday shoppers have already added … [Read more...]

EMV Credit Cards “Overwhelming” for Small Retailers


Washington–A gift shop owner told Congress today that making the change to chip-and-signature credit cards has been “overwhelming” … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: How to Entice Holiday Shoppers This Year


Pamela N. Danziger is an internationally recognized expert specializing in consumer insights for marketers targeting the affluent … [Read more...]

Report: Retailers Well Stocked as Holidays Approach


Washington-–Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.3% this month over the same … [Read more...]

FBI: Chip-Based Credit Cards Safer But Need PIN to Protect Against Fraud


Washington–The National Retail Federation today said it agreed with a warning from the FBI that new chip-based credit cards are … [Read more...]

NRF Holiday Forecast: Sales to Rise 3.7%, Lower Than Last Year

NRF 2011 Holiday Sales Results

Washington—The National Retail Federation forecast today that it expects that while holiday sales will be greater this year than … [Read more...]

Retailers Tell Congress: EMV Cards Without PIN Provide “No Significant Benefits”

Credit cards

Washington– The National Retail Federation and other trade organizations today told Congress that new chip-and-signature credit … [Read more...]

Retailers Enthused over News of TPP Agreement


Washington—Retail trade associations were quick to applaud a deal reach among the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries … [Read more...]

NRF on Halloween Sales: Spooky Spending to Reach $6.9 Billion


Washington—Earlier this week we learned that the NRF found Americans are fond of getting dressed up as princesses, witches, Star … [Read more...]

Witch Tops NRF’s Halloween Costume List for 11th Year in a Row


Washington—While the scariest thing on this year’s Halloween may be a proliferation of Black Friday (or Black November) promotions … [Read more...]

NRF Calls on Congress to Make Progress on Key Tax Bills


Washington–-The National Retail Federation today called on the House of Representatives to quickly pass two pieces of legislation … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Begin to Climb as Holidays Approach

container warehouse

Washington–Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 1.2% this month over the same … [Read more...]