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October 18, 2016 | Loss Prevention, Organized Crime
According to the National Retail Federation’s 12th annual Organized Retail Crime Survey, which polled 59 senior retail loss prevention executives, 100 retailers surveyed report that they have been a victim of ORC in the past year, up from 97 percent who said so last year.
October 10, 2016 | Careers & Leadership, Career Development, Talent Development
The National Retail Federation and University of Phoenix today named the 20 Dream BIG 2016 scholarship recipients.
October 7, 2016 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade, Port Tracker
October is expected to be the second-busiest month of the year for imports as merchants stock up for the holidays, according to NRF's Global Port Tracker report.
October 6, 2016 | Marketing, Digital Retail, Technology, Careers & Leadership
On the heels of this year’s Retail’s Digital hasannounced the first two keynote speakers for next year’s event, taking place in Los Angeles, September 25-27, 2017.
October 6, 2016 | Economy
According to the study,17 percent of companies receiving payment demands frompatent trolls are retailers, who also make up 10 percent of all defendants in troll litigation and13 percent of licensees paying royalties to patent trolls.
October 4, 2016 | Economy, Forecasts, Holiday Forecast
The National Retail Federation expectssales inNovember and December, excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales, toincreaseasolid 3.6 percentto$655.8 billion.
September 29, 2016 | Economy
One year after card companies' deadline for retailers to accept new chip-based credit cards, delays by the card industry have left thousands of new chip readers unused and consumers with less improvement in security than what was sought by retailers.
September 28, 2016 | Economy, Workforce
The National Retail Federation praised today’s House passage of legislation that would delay the Labor Department’s expansion of overtime rules for six months.
September 28, 2016 | Technology, Startups, Digital Retail announced from the keynote stage of Retail’s Digital Summit the group’sDigital Commerce Startup of the Yearcompetition winner. After being named a finalist in July, RangeMe was chosen by a group of retail industry leaders as the winner of the annual competition.
September 28, 2016 | State of Retailing Online, Benchmarks & Tools, Marketing, Technology
According to the State of Retailing Online 2016, conducted by, Forrester Research Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) and Bizrate Insights, 85 percent of retailers surveyed are investing in social media marketing to some degree.