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October 7, 2022 | Port Tracker, Trade, Supply Chain
Imports at the nation’s major container ports are expected to fall to their lowest level in nearly two years by the end of 2022 even though retail sales continue to grow, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by NRF and Hackett Associates
October 7, 2022 |
The National Retail Federation welcomed the White House’s announcement today of an executive order that lays the groundwork to reinstate the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield program. The announcement advances the agreement in principle reached between the United States and European Union in March of this year.
October 5, 2022 | Small Business
The National Retail Federation today presented Vermont Congressman Peter Welch with the association’s “Champion of Main Street” award during a ceremony with the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association.
October 3, 2022 |
NRF welcomed the Federal Reserve’s approval of regulations that clarify that banks and credit card networks are legally required to give retailers a choice between two unaffiliated networks over which to route debit card transactions regardless of whether purchases take place in-store or online.
October 3, 2022 | Economic Review, Retail Sales, Economy
Consumers remain worried about high inflation and Federal Reserve interest rate hikes intended to bring inflation under control, but neither has stopped them from spending, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says.
September 29, 2022 | Organized Crime
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President of Government Relations David French regarding the Senate introduction of the Combatting Organized Retail Crime Act of 2022.
September 27, 2022 |
The National Retail Federation today announced that it has hired veteran tax lobbyist Ashley Wilson as vice president for tax policy.
September 19, 2022 |
NRF said House introduction of the Credit Card Competition Act shows that the pro-consumer legislation is rapidly gaining momentum in Congress.
September 19, 2022 | Halloween
Participation in Halloween-related activities will resume to pre-pandemic levels, with 69% of consumers planning to celebrate the holiday this year, up from 65% in 2021 and comparable to 68% in 2019, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.
September 15, 2022 | Retail Sales, Economy
Consumers’ willingness to spend overcame inflation again in August as more jobs and higher wages helped ease some of the pressure of continuing high prices, NRF said.