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September 25, 2017 | Economy, Workforce
NRF told the Labor Department that the Obama Administration set the threshold for exemption from overtime too high, and that any new level adopted by the Trump administration should be lower.
September 25, 2017 | Workforce, Talent Development, Career Development
NRF says Target's decision to increase its minimum hourly wage to $11 next month and $15 by the end of 2020 reflects the tightening labor market, competition for talent and the need to retain a skilled workforce.
September 25, 2017 | Digital Retail, Startups & Transformation, Connected Commerce, Technology
New events ranging from a tech lab to sessions on ecommerce in China will be in store as more than 2,500 digital retailers gather in Los Angeles for NRF's conference.
September 21, 2017 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Halloween
Consumers are expected to spend an average $86.13,according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
September 20, 2017 | Leadership, Technology, Startups
CEOs, startup founders, top business school professors and entertainment luminaries will discuss the changing retail landscape and how digital commerce is transforming business in Los Angeles for NRF’s annual conference.
September 18, 2017 | Economy
NRF told Congress lawmakers need to lower the nation's corporate tax rate in order to remain competitive in the global economy and to keep high taxes from hampering job creation.
September 15, 2017 | Economy, Retail Sales
Retail salesin August decreased by 0.2 percent from July on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to calculations released today by the National Retail Federation.
September 14, 2017 | Economy, Small Business
A ruling by the South Dakota Supreme Court sets the stage for the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit an out-of-date ecommerce ruling but NRF says Congress should act on online sales tax rather than leaving the issue in the hands of the courts.
September 14, 2017 | Careers & Leadership, Recruiting, Talent Development, Career Development
Retailers, nonprofit organizations and a Baltimore city workforce agency today joined forces with the National Retail Federation Foundation to host a hiring fair for more than 100 job seekers who have recently completed Retail Industry Fundamentals, one of the NRF Foundation’s credentials in its RISE Up (Retail Industry Skills and Education) initiative.
September 14, 2017 | Economy
The National Retail Federation today urged congressional action on corporate tax reform, saying in an op-ed published in newspapers across the country that the average corporate worker earns more than $4,000 in lower wages each year as the result of high taxes.