Monthly Economic Review

Each month, NRF reviews the state of the U.S. economy, including consumer sentiment, employment, housing, retail sales and other leading economic indicators.

 
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Omicron Unlikely to Bring Shutdowns
Omicron will bring uncertainty to the economy in 2022 but is unlikely to cause widespread shutdowns or slowdowns.
 
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Monthly Economic Review: January 2022
The economy is currently managing through another COVID-19 winter, exacerbated by the rapid transmission of omicron.
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Holiday Shopping Could Beat Forecast
Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says holiday spending appears to be on track to exceed NRF’s forecast.
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