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October 15, 2021 | Retail Sales, Economy, Supply Chain
Retail sales increased again in September as worries about the COVID-19 delta variant pushed consumer spending toward merchandise rather than services like dining, entertainment or travel despite supply chain disruptions and inflation, NRF said.
October 13, 2021 | Career Development
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay following NRF’s participation in today’s White House meeting with the business community, carriers, as well as labor and port representatives in order to find solutions to address supply chain challenges.
October 7, 2021 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy, Forecasts
Imports at the nation’s largest retail container ports should remain at near-record levels this month but could see a slight dip from last year’s unusually high numbers as congestion slows the movement of backed-up cargo, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
October 4, 2021 | Economy, Supply Chain
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President of Government Relations David French in response to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai’s announcement on the Biden administration’s China trade policy.
October 1, 2021 | Economic Review, Retail Sales, Annual Forecast, Economy, Supply Chain
Despite falling consumer confidence numbers amid the recent rise in COVID-19 infections, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says shoppers are continuing to spend.
September 30, 2021 |
The NRF Foundation Board of Directors today announced that The Home Depot Vice President of Human Resources Sherry Yaskin was elected as its newest board member
September 27, 2021 | Career Development
The NRF Foundation and the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) Foundation today announced the launch of a new Warehouse, Inventory and Logistics certificate for retail employees. The program will be offered as the newest credential as part of the NRF Foundation’s RISE Up skills training portfolio.
September 22, 2021 | Halloween
Consumer spending on Halloween-related items is expected to reach an all-time high of $10.14 billion, up from $8.05 billion in 2020, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.
September 21, 2021 |
The NRF Foundation today announced the honorees of The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future 2022 – an extraordinary group of retail leaders who will be celebrated at the NRF Foundation Honors in New York City in January.
September 16, 2021 | Retail Sales, Economy, Supply Chain
Retail sales increased during August as consumer demand outweighed the pandemic, supply chain disruptions and other factors affecting spending, NRF said.