National Retail Federation (NRF)


Commerce Dept: November Sales Rise Most in 8 Months

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Washington—The most hires in a decade, lowering gas prices and plenty of promotions at retail helped total November retail sales … [Read more...]

Holiday Imports Wrapping Up as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington--With most holiday merchandise safely in the country despite significant congestion impacting West Coast ports, import … [Read more...]

More than 126 Million Cyber Monday Shoppers Online Today

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Washington– Getting an even better deal—and deeper discounts—may be the leading reason online holiday shoppers this year may wait … [Read more...]

Black Friday Sales Drop as Shopping Trend Shift: NRF

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Washington—Early holiday promotions even before Thanksgiving, the continued growth of online shopping, and an improving economy … [Read more...]

Retailers Call on Port Parties to Remain at Negotiating Table

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Washington—With reports that on reports that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association are … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top Online Articles to Recall

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New York—There some ominous clouds beginning to cover what had looked like a bright holiday season. In the first busy week of … [Read more...]

NRF: Holiday Bargain Hunters Hold Out for Deals

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Washington--Procrastinators and bargain hunters alike are taking their time getting started with their holiday shopping bonanza, … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Set Records Despite Continuing West Coast Port Issues

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Washington--Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slow down this month following record … [Read more...]

Retailers Applaud Extended Chinese Visas, Encouraging International Shopping

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Washington–The National Retail Federation today was among the retail groups that applauded the announcement that the United States … [Read more...]

NRF Asks Obama to Intervene in West Coast Port Talks

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Washington--A coalition led by the National Retail Federation (NRF) is asking President Obama to get involved in the contract … [Read more...]

Broad Merchant Coalition Urges Passage of Comprehensive Breach Notification Legislation

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Washington—The next Congress, one dominated by the Republican Party in both houses, already has some items on their agenda—at the … [Read more...]

Holiday: Retailers Preparing for Online Surge, Re-Focused Shipping Dates

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Washington—Hoping to avoid a debacle like last year, when last minute online shoppers paid for next day deliveries that didn’t … [Read more...]