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April 7, 2023 | Port Tracker, Forecasts, Supply Chain, Trade
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports should climb steadily through this summer but will remain below record-setting levels seen during most of the pandemic, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
April 6, 2023 | Economic Review, Annual Forecast, Retail Sales, Economy, Forecasts
NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says NRF’s 2023 retail sales forecast was one of the most difficult he has ever prepared.
March 29, 2023 | Annual Forecast, Retail Sales, Forecasts
The National Retail Federation issued its annual forecast, anticipating that retail sales will grow between 4% and 6% in 2023. In total, NRF projects that retail sales will reach between $5.13 trillion and $5.23 trillion this year.
March 20, 2023 |
Consumers plan to spend a collective $24 billion on Easter this year, up from $20.8 billion in 2022 and the previous record high of $21.7 billion in 2020, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. Eighty-one percent of Americans will celebrate the holiday and spend an average of $192.01, the highest figure on record.
March 15, 2023 | Retail Sales, Economy
Overall retail sales dipped slightly in February, but core spending rose, NRF said.
March 9, 2023 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President of Government Relations David French in response to President Biden’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2024.
March 9, 2023 |
The National Retail Federation today released its annual list of the Top 50 Global Retailers, conducted by Kantar. The 2023 Top 50 Global Retailers ranks the most impactful retailers worldwide based on their operations at the beginning of 2022.
March 8, 2023 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Economy, Trade, Forecasts
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports is expected to begin slowly climbing again this month after February saw one of the lowest levels since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the Global Port Tracker report released by NRF and Hackett Associates.
February 16, 2023 |
The NRF Foundation is creating greater awareness of its new Bright Futures Scholarship that provides financial assistance for undergraduates from across the country to attend its annual NRF Foundation Student Program in New York City.
February 15, 2023 | Retail Sales, Economy
NRF Says Retail Sales Picked Up in January as Job and Wage Growth and Easing Inflation Encouraged Spending
Retail sales bounced back strongly in January as inflation eased and income grew, NRF said.