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November 17, 2021 | Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays, Holiday Forecast, Economy
Nearly 2 million more people than last year are expected to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year even as consumers have continued the trend of starting their holiday shopping earlier in the year, according to the annual survey released by NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
November 16, 2021 | Retail Sales, Winter Holidays, Economy
Retail sales rose in October as many consumers began holiday shopping early to avoid any shortages amid pandemic-driven supply chain disruptions that are dominating businesses and shoppers this holiday season, NRF said.
November 15, 2021 | Supply Chain
The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after President Joe Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law.
November 12, 2021 | Workforce, Economy
NRF is pleased by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to extend a stay for OSHA's COVID-19 employer-based vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard.
November 9, 2021 | Workforce
The National Retail Federation issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay regarding the organization’s involvement in a multi-trade association lawsuit against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for its COVID–19 employer-based vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).
November 8, 2021 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Winter Holidays, Economy, Trade
Imports at the nation’s congested container ports are expected to remain at near-record levels for the remainder of the year as retailers rush to move merchandise from docks to shelves in time to meet the expectations of holiday shoppers, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
November 8, 2021 | Marketing, Digital Retail, Technology
The National Retail Federation today announced a new event designed specifically for professionals in retail marketing, technology and innovation. The inaugural event, NRF Nexus 2022, will take place July 26 – 28 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
November 5, 2021 | Economy
The National Retail Federation issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after the House voted to approve a historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.
November 4, 2021 | Supply Chain
NRF has launched an advertising campaign calling on Congress and the Biden administration to pass essential bipartisan infrastructure legislation now.
November 4, 2021 | Workforce
NRF issued a statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French in response to the issuance of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new emergency temporary standard.