U.S. Congress

Retailers, Trade Associations Applaud TPA Vote in the House


Washington—Retailers and industry trade associations today lauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a new Trade … [Read more...]

NRF Applauds JCPenney’s Congressional Testimony on Patent Trolls


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


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


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


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


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


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”


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


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


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