National Retail Federation (NRF)


Survey: Organized Retail Crime Still Major Problem for Retailers

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Washington--As if retailers didn't have enough concerns to deal with, organized retail crime has hit the majority of stores. And … [Read more...]

Retail “Champions” Sought for Capitol Hill Trip

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Washington—Ever want to meet your elected representatives to discuss your daily business challenges?The National Retail … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

Tim Belk of Belk Stores accepts the FABB Achievement Award at last week's 25th annual FABB

New York—Sometimes it seems like retail just isn’t going to shake the chill of the polar vortex. As retail earnings season is in … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Slowed, Missing Estimates

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Washington—After a strong March showing, economists believed retail sales were poised for a rebound. But in its monthly report, … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Read Articles

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New York--This week was chock full of interesting, useful information if you were paying attention, that is.In a special … [Read more...]

May Imports Continue to Rise Ahead of Port Labor Negotiations

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Washington—–Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.5% this month as negotiators … [Read more...]

Report: Imports are More “Made in USA” Than Label Reveals

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Washington—Imported products sold in the United States from clothing to cars contain far more U.S. parts or other content and … [Read more...]

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

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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...]