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NRF: Apparel, Accessories Top Holiday Shopping Lists

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Washington–There may have been blaring headlines about the government budgets, potential defaults and gridlock, but consumers still turned out to take advantage of early holiday promotions in October. According to National Retail Federation (NRF)’s holiday consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, 53.8% of shoppers already have started …

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NRF Survey: Congressional Gridlock to Stymie Holiday Shoppers?

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Washington–It appears that the proposed bipartisan settlement the U.S. Congress is considering today to avoid default will be welcome relief to the nation’s retailers—not to mention U.S. citizens, stock markets, and other nations of the world. In its annual holiday consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the …

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The 2013 List of Most Admired Online Retailers, Consumers’ Favorites

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Washington–These days there seem to be more e-commerce sites than there are stars in the heavens. But which online retailers are the best and the brightest in the Internet universe? Polling the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Shop.org members, Stores Media asked survey participants to name “the e-commerce retailer they …