Holiday forecast 2018
Thanks to a healthy economy and strong consumer confidence, NRF expects holiday retail sales in November and December to increase between 4.3 and 4.8 percent over 2017 for a total of $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion.
Slower tax refunds and weather affect April retail sales but fundamentals 'remain positive'
Retail sales were down 0.2 percent in April from March but up 5.2 percent year-over-year.
Latest tariff list is ‘far too great a gamble for the U.S. economy,’ says NRF
Retailers respond to administration's plans to raise tariffs on everything U.S. imports from China
Who pays for tariffs? American businesses and consumers
Tariffs are a tax paid by American companies and consumers — not by the foreign governments targeted by the tariffs.