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August 10, 2016 | Technology, Economy, Data Security
Implementing EMV is retailers' top payment issue this year butmerchants are also busy installing other technology that will do a better job of protecting credit and debit card data.
August 9, 2016 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade, Port Tracker
August will be the busiest month of the year for import cargo volume at the nation's major retail container ports now that retailers have stocked up for back-to-school and are getting a head start on the holiday season.
August 1, 2016 | Hot 100 Retailers, Top Retailers, Retail Transformation
Supermarkets dominate the list of Hot 100 Retailers published today by the National Retail Federation’s STORES magazine, reflecting a trend of grocers moving away from a one-size-fits-all approach and adopting new practices that focus more on their brands and shoppers.

July 20, 2016 |
For 2016, Back-to-School shoppers are getting ready to stock up rather than make do with their school supplies.
July 20, 2016 |
For 2016, Back-to-School shoppers are getting ready to stock up rather than make do with their school supplies.
June 22, 2016 |
Consumers will spend an average of $71.34 per household on food for barbecues and picnics this Independence Day.
June 15, 2016 |
The National Retail Federation joined with other business organizations in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the Browning-Ferris Industries’ joint employer case.
June 12, 2016 |
The 2016 National Retail Security Survey, conducted in collaboration by the National Retail Federation and the University of Florida, reveals that retailers’ inventory shrink averaged 1.38 percent of retail sales, or $45.2 billion, in 2015. This cost is up by $1.2 billion when compared to 2014 survey results.
June 12, 2016 |
The 2016 National Retail Security Survey, conducted in collaboration by the National Retail Federation and the University of Florida, reveals that retailers’ inventory shrink averaged 1.38 percent of retail sales, or $45.2 billion, in 2015. This cost is up by $1.2 billion when compared to 2014 survey results.
June 6, 2016 |
Consumers are expected to spend an average $125.92 for the holiday, up from last year’s $115.57. Total spending is expected to reach $14.3 billion, the highest in the survey’s 13-year history but still below this year’s Mother’s Day total of $21.4 billion.