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April 7, 2020 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade
Imports at major U.S. retail container ports dropped to their lowest level in five years in March, and are projected to remain significantly below normal through early summer as the coronavirus pandemic continues, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
April 1, 2020 | Economic Review, Economy
In the April issue of the NRF's Monthly Economic Review, Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says the coronavirus pandemic “has triggered shocks” – but that the underlying economy is sound.
March 27, 2020 | Economy
The CARES Act will provide critical financial relief for American workers, families and small businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
March 25, 2020 | Economy
NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said economic stimulus legislation intended to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will help businesses "get through this turbulent time."
March 21, 2020 |
Business groups send letter to White House calling for swift and flexible economic stabilization efforts
NRF was among 90 retail industry trade groups that sent a letter to the White House today.
March 15, 2020 |
Joint statement from NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay and RILA President Brian Dodge.
March 13, 2020 |
Statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the COVID-19 pandemic being declared a national emergency.
March 12, 2020 |
Bill Thorne, SVP of communications and public affairs, will become the new executive director of the NRF Foundation.
March 10, 2020 |
NRF, AAFA, RILA and USFIA are working together to address the situation.
March 9, 2020 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Forecasts
The coronavirus outbreak is expected to have a longer and larger impact on imports at major U.S. retail container ports than previously believed as factory shutdowns and travel restrictions in China continue to affect production, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.