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June 22, 2017 | Workforce, Talent Development, Career Development
The National Retail Federation and more than 200 business groups today urged Congress to pass legislation that would reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.
June 22, 2017 | Economy
The National Retail Federation praised a plan unveiled today by Senate Republican leadership to replace former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, saying the bill would protect the foundation of employer-based health benefits that are the source of coverage for 177 million Americans.
June 22, 2017 | Loss Prevention, Organized Crime, Fraud
According to the annual National Retail Security Survey released today by the National Retail Federation and the University of Florida, retail theft is up from $45.2 billion, or 1.38 percent of sales, in the previous year.
June 21, 2017 | Careers & Leadership, Leadership
NRF has announced the retirement of Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan, a veteran lawyer and lobbyist who has guided the retail industry through legal, legislative and regulatory battles over credit card fees, bankruptcy law, privacy issues and other topics for more than two decades.
June 21, 2017 | Economy
National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay said in an interview today on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co. that retailers would work “tirelessly” to achieve tax reform that lowers rates without shifting the burden to consumers.
June 20, 2017 | Economy
The National Retail Federation today welcomed comments from Speaker Paul Ryan regarding the need for permanent comprehensive tax reform that lowers rates without shifting the burden to consumers.
June 20, 2017 | Workforce
The National Retail Federation today called on the Senate to swiftly confirm President Trump’s nominee for the National Labor Relations Board, Marvin Kaplan.
June 14, 2017 | Economy, Retail Sales
Retail salesin May were essentially unchanged on a seasonally adjusted basis after an upwardly revised gain of 0.6 percent
June 13, 2017 | Economy, Small Business
The National Retail Federation today voiced its opposition to legislation introduced by Representative Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., that would codify a 1992 Supreme Court ruling that out-of-state sellers can be required to collect sales tax only if they have a physical presence such as a store, warehouse or office in the buyer’s state.
June 13, 2017 | Economy
The National Retail Federation today condemned a proposal by House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady to phase in a Border Adjustment Tax over five years.