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July 19, 2021 | Back to School
Consumers plan to spend record amounts for both school and college supplies as families and students plan to return to in-person classrooms this fall, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
July 16, 2021 | Retail Sales, Economy
Retail sales saw solid growth during June, increasing in most categories on a monthly basis and across the board on a yearly basis as the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continued, according to NRF.
July 8, 2021 |
Today, the National Retail Federation joins the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, the National Association of Manufacturers, AFL-CIO, the Bipartisan Policy Center, North America’s Building Trades Unions, as well as over 20 business and labor organizations to launch the Coalition for Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment.
July 8, 2021 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy
Imports at the nation’s largest retail container ports are continuing to show double-digit growth over last year as strong consumer demand keeps up its momentum, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
July 1, 2021 | Economic Review, Retail Sales, Economy
As retailers head into the second half of 2021, the “great uncertainty” that clouded the nation’s economic outlook earlier in the year has transformed into evidence of an unprecedented recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says.
June 29, 2021 |
Retail professionals say the pandemic accelerated new technology-related product launches at their company, according to the new report, “Using Retail Tech Innovation to Enhance the Customer Experience".
June 28, 2021 |
Leaders from two key retail service providers were named members of the NRF Foundation Board of Directors during its virtual meeting on June 17.
June 23, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the announcement that Congressional negotiators and the White House agreed to an infrastructure framework.
June 15, 2021 | Retail Sales, Economy, Annual Forecast
Retail sales remained at elevated levels in May despite month-to-month fluctuations that masked near-record performance.
June 14, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today delivered a letter to the White House asking to meet with President Biden and other top administration officials regarding the challenges retailers are facing from continued supply chain disruptions that are leading to congestion at U.S. ports.