National Retail Federation (NRF)


Week in Review: Must-Read, Online News

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New York—Collaborations were a hot topic this week. From the Banana Republic/Marimekko apparel and accessories for spring to more … [Read more...]

2014 Retail Forecast: Consumer Confidence Climbs, as Does Online Spending

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San Francisco—Shoppers will continue to be cautious in their spending in 2014, and they expect to make more money, save more money … [Read more...]

NRF Urges Transition to More Secure Credit, Debit Cards

The U.K., Canada and other countries have been using more secure chip credit cards for years now. Why hasn't the U.S. caught up?

Washington—With what may well prove to be the biggest cyber attack ever recently at Target, retailers are looking for ways to … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Must-Read Articles

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New York—It wasn’t as frigid this week as last, but many retailers probably felt a chill. Citing reasons such as light traffic, … [Read more...]

Trade Associations Urge End of Cambodian Unrest

Cambodian protesters at a recent march in Phnom Penh

Arlington, VA—The six leading North American trade associations representing apparel and footwear brands and retailers, including … [Read more...]

Holiday Sales Results Come in at NRF Expectations

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New York—The U.S. Department of Commerce released today its December retail sales results which showed moderate increases. The … [Read more...]

Security Breaches Expand to Neiman Marcus, Other Retailers

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Plano, TX/New York—The number of U.S. shoppers who had their credit/debit cards compromised during the holiday shopping season … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Expected to Rise 4.8% This Month

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Washington—While retailers conduct their final tallies of their holiday business, the latest figures on import volume at the … [Read more...]

NRF to Award 20 Retail Workers Full-Tuition Scholarships

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Washington—Pleased with the successful of their first Dream BIG Scholarship Program last year, the National Retail Federation … [Read more...]

Year in Review: Top Must-Read News from 2013

Hermes claimed victory this year in its long-running dispute with LVMH.

New York--If you had to name one subject that consistently made news throughout 2013, you would have to undoubtedly say … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Items to Read

Dec. 24, or "Mobile Eve," should see an upswing in mobile commerce as last minute shoppers search for gifts.

New York—As we enter the final stretch of the holiday season, retailers may be keeping track of how many shoppers enter their … [Read more...]

As Super Saturday Approaches, Nearly Half Still to Complete Holiday Shopping

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Washington–Super Saturday, Dec. 21, could be one of the most super for retailers. Already forecast as having the potential to out … [Read more...]