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August 18, 2014 |
The National Retail Federation told the U.S. Supreme Court that the debate over debit card swipe fees is “of staggering importance” and asked the justices to review a ruling that left the Federal Reserve’s cap on the billions of transactions conducted each year at 21 cents rather than reducing it to a lower level.
July 17, 2014 |
Electronics and school supplies drive increased back-to-school/college spending this year. Millennials plan to spend $913 million of their own money on school items.
June 16, 2014 |
The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association asked an appeals court to overturn a federal judge’s approval of a controversial lawsuit settlement over Visa and MasterCard’s credit card swipe fees, saying it was negotiated by only a handful of merchants and would do nothing to bring the fees under control.
June 2, 2014 |
According to NRF’s 2014 Father’s Day Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average person will spend $113.80 on neckties, tools, electronics and other special gifts for dad, slightly down from $119.84 last year. Total spending for the holiday is expected to reach $12.5 billion.
April 29, 2014 |
After splurging on tablets and smartphones, beauty supplies, apparel and jewelry for mom last year, consumers this year will celebrate Mother’s Day keeping practicality in mind.
April 9, 2014 |
Ready for sunshine, chocolate eggs and jellybeans, consumers will welcome the Easter Bunny with open arms this year.
February 19, 2014 |
Having a plethora of options for how to use their tax refunds, more Americans this year are opting to stash their cash away for a rainy day.
February 4, 2014 |
On the heels of a healthy yet modest holiday shopping season, cautious consumers aren’t quite ready to splurge on Valentine’s Day this year, continuing to keep their budgets in check.
January 24, 2014 |
The most watched professional sport in America will draw an estimated 181 million viewers – 75.4 percent – when the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, February 2 for Super Bowl XLVIII.
July 31, 2012 |
NRF filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit opposing new federal trucking regulations on drivers’ hours of service set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, saying the regulations were arbitrary and capricious.