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Retailers Call on Port Parties to Remain at Negotiating Table


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


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


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


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


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


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

Growing List of Shareholders Urge Action on Agreement for West Coast Ports


Washington—Retailers are getting restless. It’s all about the continuing negotiations over a new labor agreement to resolve the … [Read more...]

Survey: Gift Givers Plan to Splurge on Friends, Family for Holiday


Washington—American consumers are likely to throw their cautiousness to the wind this holiday season, upping the amount they plan … [Read more...]

Report: September Sales Sluggish as Consumers Remain Cautious

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Washington—Concerns about the economy here and trouble abroad may have contributed to a decline in September retail sales, … [Read more...]

Retail Imports to Set New Record in Final Surge Before Holidays

The port at Savannah, Ga., is one of dozens on the East Coast that would be affected should a strike occur on Dec. 29.

Washington—The final surge in import cargo ahead of the holiday season will likely happen this month, setting a new monthly record … [Read more...]