U.S. Congress


NRF Survey: Congressional Gridlock to Stymie Holiday Shoppers?

Debit Ceiling Crisis

Washington–It appears that the proposed bipartisan settlement the U.S. Congress is considering today to avoid default will be … [Read more...]

Week in Review: The 10 Online Articles Not to Miss

Holiday Shopping

New York—As it has in almost every media outlet, the U.S. government shutdown—and the impending deadline for the debt … [Read more...]

Retailers to Congress: End the Shutdown

U.S. Congress

Washington—With the political stalemate in Washington entering another week, business leaders from Wall Street and the Dow Jones … [Read more...]

NRF: Extended Government Shutdown Could Affect Holiday Retail

Holiday 2013 Sales Report

Washington—While the National Retail Federation (NRF) today issued its holiday sales forecast, NRF executives emphasized that a … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Articles to Recall

Legendary model Lauren Hutton appears in Lucky Brands' Fall '13 ad campaign

New York—We learned a lot about luxury this week. LVMH and Kering, two of the largest luxurygoods conglomerates, reported their … [Read more...]

Expiring Trade Agreement Could Cost Jobs, Retailers Warn

U.S. Capitol

Arlington, VA–The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today joined the National Retail Federation (NRF) in urging the U.S. … [Read more...]

AAFA Urges Congress to Pass Trade Bill to Aid U.S. Manufacturers

U.S. Capitol

Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) joined a chorus of U.S. trade groups today urging Congress to … [Read more...]

NRF Asks Congress to Delay Health Care Reform Implementation

ACA

Washington–The National Retail Federation (NRF) today urged Congress and the Obama Administration to delay implementation of the … [Read more...]

NRF Recognizes 136 “Heroes” From U.S. Congress!

U.S. Congress

Washington—A list of 136 members of Congress recognized as “Heroes of Main Street”? A bipartisan list, no less, including 69 … [Read more...]

NRF Backs Legislation for “Sales Tax Fairness” for Online Retail

Internet Sales Taxes?

Washington—The National Retail Federation (NRF) today welcomed the introduction of the Marketplace Fairness Act, saying that the … [Read more...]

January Comp Sales Rise, Easily Beating Forecasts

JANretail

New York—Whether it was the U.S. Congress finally averting the so-called fiscal cliff in early January, a spate of Arctic cold … [Read more...]

Retail Industry Adopts Principles for Tax Reform

Tax Reform

New York–Citing partisan battles that have instilled fear and hurt consumer confidence, the nation’s retailers are joining the … [Read more...]