U.S. Congress


NRF Applauds JCPenney’s Congressional Testimony on Patent Trolls

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Washington—The NRF congratulated today JCPenney for its testimony in front of a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing on … [Read more...]

Trade Associations: Congress Must Resolve Online Sales Tax Disparity

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Washington--The National Retail Federation issued the following statement today from Senior Vice President for Government … [Read more...]

West Coast Ports to Close for 4 Days Amid New Calls for Obama to Intercede in Talks

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Los Angeles and Washington—As the crucial West Coast ports—which handle more than $1 trillion of imported goods each year—prepare … [Read more...]

Retailers Tell Congress of Supply Chain Challenges at U.S. Ports

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Washington—With Valentine’s Day only days away, there’s no love letters being sent to President Obama, negotiators in the West … [Read more...]

Stagnant West Coast Port Talks Raises Specter of a Shutdown

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Los Angeles—Fears that a slowdown, or even a shutdown, of the 29 West Coast ports where half of U.S. maritime trade and more than … [Read more...]

Retailers Reiterate Support for Federal Data Breach Notification Standard

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Washington—The effects of this morning’s blizzard may be chief on the minds of many retailers in the Northeast, but once again … [Read more...]

Retailers Say Obama State of the Union Proposals May “Open the Door”

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Washington–As the nation awaits to hear President Obama’s agenda for the next year in his annual State of the Union address to the … [Read more...]

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...]