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November 1, 2016 | Careers & Leadership, Talent Development, Leadership
The NRF Foundation today announced the names of several industry insiders, retail CEOs and business partners who will serve as host committee members for the Foundation’s second annual Gala. The NRF Foundation is the non-profit division of the National Retail Federation. On Sunday, January 16 at Pier Sixty in New York City the Gala will bring together the next generation of retail talent, hundreds of the industry’s most illustrious leaders, and honorees onThe Listof People Shaping Retail’s Future.
October 27, 2016 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Winter Holidays
According to the National Retail Federation’s annual consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, consumers plan to spend an average of $935.58 during the holiday shopping season.
October 26, 2016 | Careers & Leadership, Culture, Leadership
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson will be among the keynote speakers as more than 33,000 industry leaders from around the world convene in New York City next year for the National Retail Federation’s 106th annual Retail’s BIG Show.
October 18, 2016 | Loss Prevention, Organized Crime
According to the National Retail Federation’s 12th annual Organized Retail Crime Survey, which polled 59 senior retail loss prevention executives, 100 retailers surveyed report that they have been a victim of ORC in the past year, up from 97 percent who said so last year.
October 10, 2016 | Careers & Leadership, Career Development, Talent Development
The National Retail Federation and University of Phoenix today named the 20 Dream BIG 2016 scholarship recipients.
October 7, 2016 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade, Port Tracker
October is expected to be the second-busiest month of the year for imports as merchants stock up for the holidays, according to NRF's Global Port Tracker report.
October 6, 2016 | Economy
According to the study,17 percent of companies receiving payment demands frompatent trolls are retailers, who also make up 10 percent of all defendants in troll litigation and13 percent of licensees paying royalties to patent trolls.
October 6, 2016 | Marketing, Digital Retail, Technology, Careers & Leadership
On the heels of this year’s Retail’s Digital SummitShop.org hasannounced the first two keynote speakers for next year’s event, taking place in Los Angeles, September 25-27, 2017.
October 4, 2016 | Economy, Forecasts, Holiday Forecast
The National Retail Federation expectssales inNovember and December, excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales, toincreaseasolid 3.6 percentto$655.8 billion.
September 29, 2016 | Economy
One year after card companies' deadline for retailers to accept new chip-based credit cards, delays by the card industry have left thousands of new chip readers unused and consumers with less improvement in security than what was sought by retailers.