Each month, NRF reviews the state of the U.S. economy, including consumer sentiment, employment, housing, retail sales and other leading economic indicators.
Monthly Economic Review: October 2021
The COVID-19 situation has been a significant factor impacting the direction of the economy.
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.
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.