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December 19, 2019 | Trade, Supply Chain
Final passage of USMCA is key to providing continued growth for U.S. companies.
December 17, 2019 | Winter Holidays, Holidays & Seasonal, Retail Sales, Holiday Forecast
Super Saturday continues to be the biggest shopping day of the year with an estimated 147.8 million U.S. consumers expected to participate, up from 134.3 million last year, according to the annual survey by NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
December 13, 2019 | Trade, Supply Chain
NRF welcomed the announcement that the United States has reached a “Phase One” trade deal with China.
December 13, 2019 | Winter Holidays, Retail Sales, Holiday Forecast
Retail sales in November increased 0.1 percent over October and were up 2.1 percent year-over-year, marking the first half of the holiday season with billions of dollars in shopping left to be done, according to NRF.
December 11, 2019 | Organized Crime, Loss Prevention
Organized retail crime affects almost all merchants and more than two-thirds of those surveyed have seen an increase in the past year, according to the 15th annual ORC study from NRF.
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.