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Retailers Call on Union, Ports for Long-Term Stability

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Washington—Retail trade groups are calling upon the International Longshoremen’s Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance to … [Read more...]

100-Member Coalition Takes on Tackling Port Congestion

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Washington–Following up on last fall’s successful campaign to include ports performance statistics program in the federal … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Wind Down Following Holiday Season

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Washington–With the holiday season over, import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slowly … [Read more...]

Retailers in “Final Balancing Act” of Holiday Merchandise Supply, Demand

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Washington—Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to be essentially unchanged from last year … [Read more...]

Retail Imports Begin to Climb as Holidays Approach

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Washington–Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 1.2% this month over the same … [Read more...]

Imports Up as Retailers Look Toward Holiday Season

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Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.6% this month over the same time last … [Read more...]

NRF: Retailers Say Port Statistics Bill Would Help Avoid Repeat of West Coast Slowdown

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The National Retail Federation and more than 100 other business groups called for passage of legislation that would require the … [Read more...]

Imports Increasing as Retailers Prepare for Back to School

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Washington–A jump in import cargo volume of 7.3% is expected this month as retailers stock up for the busy back-to-school season, … [Read more...]

Retailers, Shippers Welcome Introduction of PORTS Act

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Washington—–In the aftermath of the West Coast port slowdown—which affected many retailers’ costs in the recent holiday … [Read more...]

West Coast Port Fiasco Over? Not So Fast…

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Contract negotiations between West Coast dockworkers and port management are finally over. But that doesn't mean congestion that … [Read more...]

DSW Gains as Q4 Earnings, Sales Beat Forecasts

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Columbus, OH—Reporting its strongest comparable store growth in several years, DSW today posted a 10% increase in profit and sales … [Read more...]

Despite Q4 Sales Gain, Genesco’s Profit Squeezed by Margin Pressure

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Nashville, TN—Despite strong fourth quarter sales, Genesco Inc. said Thursday that its profit was hampered by “gross margin … [Read more...]