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Broad Merchant Coalition Urges Passage of Comprehensive Breach Notification Legislation

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Washington—The next Congress, one dominated by the Republican Party in both houses, already has some items on their agenda—at the … [Read more...]

NRF Honors Senator, Representative as Legislators of the Year

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Washington—At a time when the popularity of members of the U.S. Congress is at an all-time low, The National Retail Federation … [Read more...]

Apparel and Footwear Executives Lobby for Trade

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) brought more than two dozen apparel, footwear, and retail … [Read more...]

Retailers Applaud Introduction of The Marketplace, Internet Tax Freedom Act

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Washington—On Tuesday, the U. S. House of Representatives passed a permanent extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which … [Read more...]

Retail “Champions” Sought for Capitol Hill Trip

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Washington—Ever want to meet your elected representatives to discuss your daily business challenges? The National Retail … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Adoption of PIN-Based Credit Cards

The U.K., Canada and other countries have been using more secure chip credit cards for years now. Why hasn't the U.S. caught up?

Washington—Once again, the retail industry urged the U.S. Congress to overhaul the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card … [Read more...]

Retailers Urge Collaborative Approach to Reduce Cyber Fraud

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

NRF Urges Transition to More Secure Credit, Debit Cards

The U.K., Canada and other countries have been using more secure chip credit cards for years now. Why hasn't the U.S. caught up?

Washington—With what may well prove to be the biggest cyber attack ever recently at Target, retailers are looking for ways to … [Read more...]

Retail Added 37,600 Jobs in October

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Washington—Everyone it seems had been expecting the worst: economists, analysts, retailers etc. Thanks to the gridlock in … [Read more...]

Consumer Confidence Takes a Dive Following Budget Crisis

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New York—The political stalemate that resulted in a U.S. government shutdown and a near default has had an impact far beyond the … [Read more...]

Report: Retail Store Traffic Decreases More Than 7% During Government Shutdown

The first U.S. government shutdown in 17 years lasted only 16 days but its impact continues, economists say.

Chicago—Think the 16-day U.S. government shutdown and battle over the debt ceiling stalemate is just some political ploy that has … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Must-Remember Online Articles

Retail Fixer: Burberry CEO Angela Adrendts soon to head Apple's retail division

New York—“The epicenter of stupidity”…that’s how outspoken L Brands chairman Leslie Wexner referred to Washington, specifically … [Read more...]