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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.
May 25, 2016 |
The National Retail Federation announced that Representative Peter Welch, D-Vt., and Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C., have been named NRF’s Legislators of the Year.
May 23, 2016 |
The National Retail Federation recognized more than 300 members of Congress for their support of retail industry priorities including international trade, infrastructure investment, tax reform and labor issues. The “Heroes of Main Street” award is being presented as part of NRF’s annual Retail Advocates Summit fly-in.
April 26, 2016 |
Americans are looking forward to splurging on their mothers with jewelry, electronics and special outings for Mother’s Day this year. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, U.S. consumers are expected to spend an average of $172.22, down slightly from last year’s record-high $172.63.
March 15, 2016 |
Ready to celebrate spring with friends and family, Americans anticipate spending more than ever on Easter this year.