National Retail Federation (NRF)


NRF to Host First-Ever Virtual Career Fair on Oct. 16

Virtual Job Fair

Washington–As they prepare to enter a retail career, the Millennials face limited time and budget to apply to most major … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Increase as Holiday Season Approaches

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Washington–Import volume at U.S. major retail container ports grew 9.1% this month compared to last year, according to the monthly … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Web Articles Not to Miss

Chanel

New York—The really big news in fashion all seemed to be coming out of Paris this week. Looking fresh on the runways were new … [Read more...]

NRF: Extended Government Shutdown Could Affect Holiday Retail

Holiday 2013 Sales Report

Washington—While the National Retail Federation (NRF) today issued its holiday sales forecast, NRF executives emphasized that a … [Read more...]

Report: Consumers Turning to Smartphones, Tablets for Specific Retail Activities

BAG BORROW OR STEAL MOBILE

Chicago–All you have to do is walk down any street USA to notice passers by looking down at their cell phones while making their … [Read more...]

Economic Worries Spook Consumer Spending for Halloween?

Halloween Costumes

Washington—With major retailers slated to begin their holiday sales campaigns before Halloween this year, those plans could be … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: August Retail Sales Sluggish

Shopping

Washington—Given how the vast majority of retailers lowered their third and fourth quarter forecasts during recent earnings … [Read more...]

The 2013 List of Most Admired Online Retailers, Consumers’ Favorites

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Washington–These days there seem to be more e-commerce sites than there are stars in the heavens. But which online retailers are … [Read more...]

Week in Review: News to Remember

Proenza Schouler handbags at Saks Fifth Avenue

New York—It’s the height of earnings season, when retailers both small and large report their sales and profits for the last … [Read more...]

NRF: Early Promotions Resonate with Back-to-School Shoppers

Back to School Shopping

Washington–As many retailers report their second quarter earnings this week, they often give status updates on their third … [Read more...]

August Merchandise Imports to Show First Increase Since May

containers

Washington—Following negative numbers in four of the last five months, import volume at major retail container ports is expected … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: July Retail Increases The Largest Since December 2012

Back to School

Washington—Retail sales edged up in July helped by increases in clothing and general merchandise stores, the U.S. Department of … [Read more...]

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