National Retail Federation


Lower inflation through tariff relief

Providing relief to U.S. businesses, workers and consumers will ease the strain of inflation.

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NRF praises passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay attended the White House bill signing ceremony with President Biden for the Ocean Shipping Reform Act on June 16. 

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Secretary Yellen meets with NRF Board of Directors

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen met with the Board of the Directors of the National Retail Federation on June 14 to discuss the state of the American economy, including the Biden-Harris Administration’s work to get inflation under control without sacrificing the strong economic and job gains that have been made.

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Inflation Pressure

National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay explains why there is more work to be done to ease pressure on American businesses, workers and consumers.

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Inflation in the retail industry

As we continue to face the highest rate of inflation in decades, consumers and businesses are feeling the pain of higher prices on everything from everyday goods and services to rent, groceries and gas. NRF surveyed shoppers in May 2022 to understand how their behaviors and attitudes are changing in the face of higher prices.

What retailers need to know about inflation

As the U.S. experiences record levels of inflation, the prices of goods and services continue to climb. Consumers and retailers are feeling the pinch and wondering what’s next.

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Tell Congress: Reform the broken and unfair U.S. credit card market

Swipe fees for processing credit card transactions cost more than $700 a year for the average family. Reforming the credit card market would foster competition and significantly help Main Street businesses and their customers during these challenging economic times.


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