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October 7, 2016 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade, Port Tracker
October is expected to be the second-busiest month of the year for imports as merchants stock up for the holidays, according to NRF's Global Port Tracker report.
October 6, 2016 | Marketing, Digital Retail, Technology, Careers & Leadership
On the heels of this year’s Retail’s Digital SummitShop.org hasannounced the first two keynote speakers for next year’s event, taking place in Los Angeles, September 25-27, 2017.
October 6, 2016 | Economy
According to the study,17 percent of companies receiving payment demands frompatent trolls are retailers, who also make up 10 percent of all defendants in troll litigation and13 percent of licensees paying royalties to patent trolls.
October 4, 2016 | Economy, Forecasts, Holiday Forecast
The National Retail Federation expectssales inNovember and December, excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales, toincreaseasolid 3.6 percentto$655.8 billion.
September 29, 2016 | Economy
One year after card companies' deadline for retailers to accept new chip-based credit cards, delays by the card industry have left thousands of new chip readers unused and consumers with less improvement in security than what was sought by retailers.
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 | 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 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.