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June 19, 2018 | Economy, Workforce
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French after the Department of Labor finalized regulations that would help expand retailers’ access to affordable health insurance through association health plans.
June 18, 2018 | Economy, Trade
NRF says new threat of tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods is "reckless escalation" that shows Congress must step in.
June 15, 2018 | Economy, Trade
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after the Trump administration announced it will issue tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports.
June 14, 2018 | Economy, Retail Sales
May retail sales increased 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted over April and 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year as a growing economy prompted consumers to continue to spend, according NRF. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.
June 14, 2018 | Talent Development, Career Development, Careers & Leadership, Workforce
The NRF Foundation announced that it has formed a partnership with the Maine Department of Adult Education and the Retail Association of Maine to provide the Foundation’s RISE Up training and credentials to young adults in Kittery, Maine.
June 13, 2018 | Leadership, Careers & Leadership, Career Development
NRF and theBoardlist, a talent marketplace for executives and board directors, announced a strategic partnership intended to improve gender diversity in corporate boardrooms in retail and other industries.
June 11, 2018 | Loss Prevention, Fraud, Organized Crime, Safety & Security
A prosecutor, a veteran retail loss prevention executive who started as a security guard, and an LP team that helped stop an organized crime ring will be honored this week as the National Retail Federation holds its annual NRF PROTECT conference in Dallas.
June 7, 2018 | Economy, Trade, Supply Chain, Port Tracker
Imports at the nation's major retail container ports are expected to set record numbers this summer and fall even as the debate over trade and tariffs continues in Washington, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
June 7, 2018 | Data Security, Loss Prevention
NRF, other retail groups and two of the nation's best-known ATM networks have formed a new coalition intended to improve the security of the U.S. electronic payments system ranging from credit and debit cards to emerging technology.
June 7, 2018 | Leadership, Careers & Leadership
The NRF Foundation announced that it has hired Shana Treger as director of learning and credentials in a new position for the National Retail Federation’s philanthropic arm.