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December 10, 2019 | Trade
The NRF issued a statement or support from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the announcement that the administration and House leadership have agreed to hold a vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
December 9, 2019 | Trade, Supply Chain, Port Tracker, Winter Holidays
Volume at the nation’s major container ports bumped up significantly in November as retailers imported merchandise ahead of new tariffs set to take effect this month, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
December 6, 2019 | Data Security, Cybersecurity
NRF says a new study conducted for the Secure Payments Partnership coalition shows that the U.S. credit card industry has failed to establish adequate security standards and that a neutral third party should be put in charge.
December 3, 2019 | Trade, Supply Chain
NRF says a trade deal with China needs to be reached "as soon as possible" rather than waiting until after the 2020 elections as suggested by President Trump.
December 3, 2019 | Winter Holidays, Thanksgiving, Consumer Trends
A record 189.6 million U.S. consumers shopped from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, an increase of 14 percent over last year’s 165.8 million, according to a survey from the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
November 21, 2019 | Winter Holidays, Consumer Trends
More than half of consumers have already started their holiday shopping and nearly a quarter of purchases have already been made, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
November 19, 2019 | Leadership
Starbucks President and CEO Kevin Johnson will discuss nurturing humanity in a modern retail environment during NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show in New York City in January.
November 15, 2019 | Retail Sales, Winter Holidays, Trade
Retail sales in October increased 0.2 percent over September and were up 4.2 percent year-over-year, according to NRF. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.
November 15, 2019 | Winter Holidays, Thanksgiving, Consumer Trends
An estimated 165.3 million people are expected to shop during the period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
November 8, 2019 | Trade, Supply Chain, Port Tracker
Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to see their final surge of the year this month ahead of new tariffs set to take effect in December, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.