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January 25, 2022 | Consumer Trends, Retail Sales
Retailers expect more than $761 billion in merchandise sold last year to be returned by consumers, according to a report released by the National Retail Federation and Appriss Retail.
January 15, 2022 |
The NRF Foundation Board of Directors named a new chair and added a director during its virtual meeting on Jan. 14.
January 15, 2022 |
The National Retail Federation announced Walmart U.S. President and CEO John Furner has been elected chairman of the NRF Board of Directors.
January 14, 2022 | Winter Holidays, Holiday Forecast, Retail Sales, Forecasts, Economy, Holiday Planning Playbook
Retail sales during 2021’s November-December holiday season grew 14.1 percent over 2020 to $886.7 billion, easily beating NRF's forecast and setting a new record despite challenges from inflation, supply chain disruptions and the ongoing pandemic.
January 13, 2022 | Workforce, Economy
NRF statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to reimpose a stay of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 employer-based vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).
January 11, 2022 | Careers & Leadership
Leaders from some of the world’s largest retailers and other influential organizations are among a slate of speakers who will make their debut on the main stage at NRF 2022: Retail’s Big Show.
January 7, 2022 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy
After a year of unprecedented increases, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to return to normal growth rates in 2022 but volumes will remain high, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
January 5, 2022 | Economic Review, Economy, Winter Holidays
NRF Chief Economist Says Omicron Could Contribute to Uncertainty and Inflation But is Unlikely to Bring Shutdowns
NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says the COVID-19 omicron variant will bring uncertainty to the economy in 2022 and could contribute to inflation, but is unlikely to cause widespread shutdowns or slowdowns.
December 21, 2021 | Connected Commerce
NRF Announces Additional Investments for Annual NRF Convention as Partner and Exhibitor Momentum Continues
The National Retail Federation announced today additional investments in health and safety protocols for its 112th Annual Convention, which is on track to welcome more than 25,000 attendees to New York City January 16-18 for NRF 2022: Retail’s Big Show. In addition, NRF announced that with nearly one month until the event, the total number of exhibitors and square footage of exhibit space already exceeds totals for NRF 2020.
December 21, 2021 | Careers & Leadership, Career Development, Talent Development
The NRF Foundation announced the top three teams in the NRF Foundation Student Challenge business competition presented by Kohl’s.