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September 28, 2016 | Economy, Workforce
The National Retail Federation praised today’s House passage of legislation that would delay the Labor Department’s expansion of overtime rules for six months.
September 28, 2016 | Technology, Startups, Digital Retail
Shop.org announced from the keynote stage of Retail’s Digital Summit the group’sDigital Commerce Startup of the Yearcompetition winner. After being named a finalist in July, RangeMe was chosen by a group of retail industry leaders as the winner of the annual competition.
September 28, 2016 | State of Retailing Online, Benchmarks & Tools, Marketing, Technology
According to the State of Retailing Online 2016, conducted by Shop.org, Forrester Research Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) and Bizrate Insights, 85 percent of retailers surveyed are investing in social media marketing to some degree.
September 27, 2016 | Careers & Leadership, Career Development, Talent Development
The scholarship,established to honor formerShop.orgVice President Ray Greenly, provides financial support to students pursuing degrees in fields related to digital retailing.Five finalists were announced atRetail’s Digital Summitin Dallas.
September 27, 2016 | Economy, Workforce
The National Retail Federation welcomed the announcement today that the House of Representatives would vote this week on a six-month delay of the Labor Department’s extreme changes to the federal overtime rules, which are currently scheduled to go into effect on December 1.
September 26, 2016 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Halloween
More children this year than ever before will be celebrating Halloween dressed as their favorite superhero, as princess costumes fall to the number two spot after an 11-year reign, according to NRF’s 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.
September 26, 2016 | Retail Transformation, Marketing, Digital Retail, Technology
Today Shop.org announced new and enhanced special programs at this year’s Retail’s Digital Summit, to be held Monday, Sept. 26, through Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Dallas.
September 22, 2016 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Halloween
More than 171 million Americans will celebrate Halloween,according to the National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. The average person celebrating will spend $82.93. Total spending on Halloween is expected to reach $8.3 billion.
September 20, 2016 | Retail Transformation, Careers & Leadership, Digital Retail, Technology
From logistics, to customer experience, virtual reality to mastering mobile, Shop.org's Retail's Digital Summit 2016 has a great lineup of breakout sessions for retailers big and small.
September 20, 2016 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade
The National Retail Federation and the Hardwood Federation led a coalition of 120 organizations representing retailers, manufacturers, agribusinesses and other sectors affected by the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy in sending a letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker outlining specific concerns and urging her continued leadership in bringing about a resolution.