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April 27, 2017 | Economy, Workforce
The National Retail Federation welcomed today’s confirmation of Alexander Acosta as secretary of labor and said his leadership would bring back balance to the agency.
April 27, 2017 | Economy, Workforce
The National Council of Chain Restaurants called on the Senate to confirm nominee Alexander Acosta as secretary of labor.
April 26, 2017 | Economy
The National Retail Federation welcomed the proposal on comprehensive tax reform released by President Trump.
April 26, 2017 | Economy
NRF and retailers from across the country went to Capitol Hill as Congress held a hearing on legislation that would repeal debit card swipe fee reform, saying reform has saved merchants and consumers more than $40 billion and should be protected.
April 24, 2017 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Mother's Day
With 85 percent of consumers surveyed celebrating the holiday, total spending is expected to reach $23.6 billion. That’s the highest number in the survey’s 14-year history, topping last year’s previous record of $21.4 billion.
April 14, 2017 | Economy, Retail Sales
Retail sales in March increased 0.3 percent seasonally adjusted over February and 3.5 percent unadjusted year-over-year, according to calculations released today by the National Retail Federation. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.
April 13, 2017 | Economy
The National Retail Federation tomorrow will launch the next phase of a television and digital ad campaign against House Republicans’ proposed border adjustment tax, building on the success of satirical “As Seen on TV” ads that described the BAT as an “everything tax” for American consumers.
April 10, 2017 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade, Port Tracker
Imports should continue to see strong increases throughout the spring and summer as the nation's economy improves, according to NRF's monthly Global Port Tracker report.
April 7, 2017 | Economy, Workforce
Retail industry employment decreased by 30,300 jobs in March from February.
April 6, 2017 | Loss Prevention, Careers & Leadership
Annual NRF PROTECT conference will include industry leaders from FBI, The Home Depot, Dunkin' Brands, Alston & Bird, NFL, CVS Health, among others.