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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

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...]

NRF Applauds “Fiscal Cliff” Legislation

Fiscal Cliff

Washington—As Americans breathe a collective sigh of relief as the legislation passed Tuesday to avert the so-called "fiscal … [Read more...]

NRF: Fix Fiscal Cliff Before Black Friday

Boehner Obama

Washington—The National Retail Federation (NRF) today joined a growing chorus of business leaders across many industries to call … [Read more...]

NRF to Congress: Close the Sales Tax Loophole

The Marketplace Fairness Act would require online retailers to collect sales tax like brick and mortar retailers.

Washington—At a time when gridlock seems to be the only thing both sides of the aisle can agree upon in Congress, The National … [Read more...]

Enforcement of New Fur Label Law to Begin Sunday

The Truth in Fur Labeling Act includes all accessories categories except handbags. Fur collar from Chris Benz Fall 2012 collection.

Washington—Although the new Truth in Fur Labeling Act—which includes most accessories—has been the law of the land since President … [Read more...]