National Retail Federation (NRF)


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

stpatricks

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

snow

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

cyber-security

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

containers

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...]

“Optimistic” Forecast: NRF Predicts 4.1% Rise in 2014 Retail Sales

Retail Sales

Washington–Headwinds at retail be damned.In its 2014 economic forecast released today, The National Retail Federation (NRF) … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: The Barktorialist

barktorialist

Not all sweethearts have only two legs.In its Valentine’s Day survey of U.S. shoppers spending intentions, the National Retail … [Read more...]

Report: Fewer Americans Plan to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Kohl's

Washington—Probably due to the status of the bank accounts rather than their romances, fewer U.S. shoppers say they will … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Collaborative Approach to Reduce Cyber Fraud

cardfraud

Washington—The National Retail Federation (NRF) today urged Congress to take a “comprehensive approach” as it contemplates a … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Don’t Miss These Stories

Super Bowl

New York—While we’ll all have to wait until Sunday night to find out whether the Denver Broncos or the Seattle Seahawks win this … [Read more...]

NRF: Retail Spending Puts the Super into Super Bowl

Super Bowl

Washington—While Metro New York City retailers are preparing for a boom in business this weekend as the first-ever Super Bowl is … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Must-Read, Online News

coach

New York—Collaborations were a hot topic this week. From the Banana Republic/Marimekko apparel and accessories for spring to more … [Read more...]