National Retail Federation (NRF)


Retail Employment Edges Up in March

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Washington—Although the U.S. Department of Labor reported today that March “nonfarm payroll employment” rose by 192,000 missing … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Not-to-Miss Online Articles

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New York—Speculation (and rumor) like to run rampant especially in the fashion industry. Even though last Tuesday was April 1, … [Read more...]

NRF Urges Senate to Reject Minimum Wage Proposal

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Washington—Though millions of retail employees might be wishing this was all just a joke, the National Retail Federation (NRF) … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Adoption of PIN-Based Credit 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—Once again, the retail industry urged the U.S. Congress to overhaul the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card … [Read more...]

Retail Thaw? Commerce Dept.: February Sales Beat Estimates

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Washington—Although large portions of the United States are still experiencing frigid temperatures despite the start of Spring a … [Read more...]

Retail Imports to Rise in March as Retailers Stock Up for Spring

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Washington–The nation’s major retailer are stocking up for the Spring/Summer season, according to the latest data from the monthly … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Not-to-Miss Articles

Ann Inc.'s LOFT is one of many retailers holding events celebrating upcoming International Women's Day on March 8.

New York—While St. Patrick’s Day isn’t celebrated for another 10 days or so, retailers may get a bit of the luck of the Irish from … [Read more...]

NRF: Millennials’ Lucky Day? St. Patrick’s Day

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Washington—Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Monday, March 17, this year, but 55% of Americans won’t … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: January Sales Drop Even More Than Expected

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New York—The snow, ice and frigid winds buried more than homes, buildings, cars etc. last month. According to data released today … [Read more...]

Retail, Financial Trade Groups to Partner on Cyber Security

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Washington—Following recent calls that retailers, banks and security institutions partner in effort to avoid another cyberfraud … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Expected to Slow in Typically Slow February

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Washington—The volume of imports at major retail container ports is expected to drop 8.4% in February from the same time last year … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 Articles of Note

A romantic embrace in a Michael Kors Valentine's promotion

New York—Well it’s New York Fashion Week a designer’s delight. This time around, there’s one designer who must be ecstatic even … [Read more...]

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