National Retail Federation (NRF)

Americans Planning to Save—Not Splurge with Tax Refunds This Year: Survey


Washington--Playing it safe and planning ahead, Americans plan to stash their tax refunds into savings this year. According to the … [Read more...]

Data Security, Omnichannel Initiatives Top Retail CIOs’ Priority Lists


Washington—With recent high-profile data breaches and the growing need to deliver a unified and differentiated customer … [Read more...]

Healthy Growth in 2015: NRF Forecasts Retail Sales to Increase 4.1% Over Last Year

Retail Sales

Washington—Will the stronger sales most retailers experienced for holiday continue this year? With the U.S. economy gaining … [Read more...]

Retailers to ILWU, PMA: “Stop Holding the Supply Chain Community Hostage”


Washington--Tensions increased today in the negotiations over 29 key West Coast ports as employers at the ports of Long Beach and … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Arrok Jewelry


Are you part of the growing counter-Super Bowl generation? Looking for an antidote to roar of the NFL crowd and the smelling of … [Read more...]

Retailers Reiterate Support for Federal Data Breach Notification Standard


Washington—The effects of this morning’s blizzard may be chief on the minds of many retailers in the Northeast, but once again … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Survey: More Shoppers Plan to Buy Jewelry This Year

Tiffany & Co's diamond 18K hearts

Washington—Not only as U.S. consumers planning to spend more on their Valentine’s Day gifts this year, jewelry, which normally … [Read more...]

Survey: Average Super Bowl Fan to Spend 14% More for Patriots/Seahawks Match-Up


Washington—While “Deflategate”—allegations that the New England Patriots used deflated footballs during last weekend’s AFC … [Read more...]

Retailers Say Obama State of the Union Proposals May “Open the Door”


Washington–As the nation awaits to hear President Obama’s agenda for the next year in his annual State of the Union address to the … [Read more...]

Main Street Merchants and Technology Leaders Target Patent Trolls


Washington—To help in the battle against patent trolls, National Retail Federation today announced the launch of United for Patent … [Read more...]

NRF Holiday Results: Sales Increased 4%


New York–Confident consumers stocked up on holiday gifts and other merchandise over the 2014 holiday season, helping boost overall … [Read more...]

Imports Expected to Rise as West Coast Port Issues Continue

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Washington–Year-over-year import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to continue to rise during … [Read more...]