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April 9, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the passing of BJ's Wholesale Club President and CEO Lee Delaney.
April 7, 2021 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy, Retail Sales
The unprecedented surge of imports at retail container ports that began last summer is expected to continue at least through the end of this summer as retailers work to meet increased consumer demand, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
April 1, 2021 | Economic Review, Economy, Retail Sales
With more vaccines in arms, federal stimulus putting money into pockets and consumers shopping again, the U.S. economy has made dramatic progress since the coronavirus pandemic brought activity to a near-standstill this time last year, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says.
April 1, 2021 |
Card Not Present® (CNP) and the National Retail Federation (NRF) today announced their industry partnership, which will encompass year-round content sharing, co-marketing, and collaboration for NRF’s summer 2021 launch of NRF Retail Converge and future NRF PROTECT events - providing comprehensive retail industry security education and solutions across loss prevention, digital fraud prevention, and cyber risk.
March 31, 2021 | Trade, Supply Chain
​​​​​​​The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the release of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion “American Jobs Plan” to improve the nation’s infrastructure system.
March 29, 2021 |
NRF and the Retail Industry Leaders Association have asked to intervene in longstanding class-action litigation brought by merchants against Visa and Mastercard over fees charged to process credit card transactions.
March 25, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay following the Senate’s approval to extend the Paycheck Protection Program. 
March 25, 2021 | Trade, Supply Chain
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President of Government Relations David French in response to a House committee hearing on transportation infrastructure. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg provided testimony on behalf of the Biden Administration.
March 24, 2021 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Easter, Economy, Retail Sales, Forecasts
Consumers plan to spend an average of $179.70 this Easter, the highest figure on record, according to results of the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. A total of 79 percent of Americans will celebrate the holiday and spend a collective $21.6 billion, down slightly from last year's pre-pandemic forecast of $21.7 billion.
March 22, 2021 |
The American Apparel & Footwear Association, Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America, National Retail Federation, Retail Industry Leaders Association, and The United States Fashion Industry Association applaud today’s announcement of  a global approach to end the campaign of oppression against Uyghurs and other ethnic Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang).