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.

 
Consumer spending
Monthly Economic Review: October 2021
The COVID-19 situation has been a significant factor impacting the direction of the economy.
 
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NRF Economist: ‘Watch What Consumers Do, Not What They Say’ as Recovery Continues
Despite falling consumer confidence amid the recent rise in COVID-19 infections, shoppers are continuing to spend.
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Labor Market Will Play Increasing Role in Economic Outlook
Strong consumer spending has been boosted by government stimulus but will rely on job creation as stimulus subsides.
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