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January 16, 2020 | Trade, Supply Chain
NRF says the new trade agreement will "modernize trade among our closest trading partners and pave the way for continued prosperity across the borders of North America as the global economy continues to evolve."
January 16, 2020 | Winter Holidays, Economy, Retail Sales, Holiday Forecast, Holiday Planning Playbook
Holiday retail sales during 2019 grew 4.1 percent to $730.2 billion, according to NRF. Online sales were up 14.6 percent at $167.8 billion.
January 15, 2020 | Trade, Supply Chain
NRF welcomed the signing of a “phase one” trade agreement between the United States and China but said work remains to be done to end the trade war between the two countries.
January 15, 2020 | Data Security
NRF has launched a new Center for Consumer Privacy and Innovation, a retailer-led initiative intended to promote and protect innovation in the retail customer experience.
January 14, 2020 | Consumer View
Today’s consumers increasingly prioritize convenience when it comes to purchases and expect retailers to continue to offer innovative ways to save them time and effort.
January 13, 2020 |
NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said "there was no one more passionately dedicated to the association world and non-profit community" than ASAE President and CEO John H. Graham IV.
January 13, 2020 | Careers & Leadership
More than 850 retail executives, including board members from the National Retail Federation and the NRF Foundation, and students came together to celebrate.
January 11, 2020 |
NRF announced that Qurate Retail, Inc. President and CEO Mike George has been elected chairman of the NRF Board of Directors. George replaces BJ’s Wholesale Club Chairman and CEO Christopher Baldwin, who has served since January 2018.
January 10, 2020 | Supply Chain, Port Tracker, Trade
After a year of fluctuations driven by the uncertainty of the trade war with China, volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to return to its usual seasonal patterns during the first few months of 2020, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
January 8, 2020 |
NRF says a federal judge should issue a preliminary injunction to continue blocking a California law that would prohibit employers from requiring workers to agree to arbitration of employment issues.