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September 27, 2016 | Economy, Workforce
The National Retail Federation welcomed the announcement today that the House of Representatives would vote this week on a six-month delay of the Labor Department’s extreme changes to the federal overtime rules, which are currently scheduled to go into effect on December 1.
September 27, 2016 | Careers & Leadership, Career Development, Talent Development
The scholarship,established to honor formerShop.orgVice President Ray Greenly, provides financial support to students pursuing degrees in fields related to digital retailing.Five finalists were announced atRetail’s Digital Summitin Dallas.
September 26, 2016 | Retail Transformation, Marketing, Digital Retail, Technology
Today Shop.org announced new and enhanced special programs at this year’s Retail’s Digital Summit, to be held Monday, Sept. 26, through Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Dallas.
September 26, 2016 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Halloween
More children this year than ever before will be celebrating Halloween dressed as their favorite superhero, as princess costumes fall to the number two spot after an 11-year reign, according to NRF’s 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.
September 22, 2016 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Halloween
More than 171 million Americans will celebrate Halloween,according to the National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. The average person celebrating will spend $82.93. Total spending on Halloween is expected to reach $8.3 billion.
September 20, 2016 | Economy, Workforce
The National Retail Federation filed suit in U.S. District Court today on behalf of the millions of employers and employees who will be drastically affected if the Labor Department’s changes to the federal overtime rules go into effect on December 1.
September 20, 2016 | Retail Transformation, Careers & Leadership, Digital Retail, Technology
From logistics, to customer experience, virtual reality to mastering mobile, Shop.org's Retail's Digital Summit 2016 has a great lineup of breakout sessions for retailers big and small.
September 20, 2016 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade
The National Retail Federation and the Hardwood Federation led a coalition of 120 organizations representing retailers, manufacturers, agribusinesses and other sectors affected by the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy in sending a letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker outlining specific concerns and urging her continued leadership in bringing about a resolution.
September 13, 2016 | Economy
Citing the loss of billions for consumers and businesses, retailers ask Congress not to repeal debit card reform
The National Retail Federation asked Congress to reject legislation that would both undermine competition and repeal the Federal Reserve’s cap on debit card swipe fees.
September 9, 2016 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade, Port Tracker
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports should be at near-peak levels this month even as retailers work to cope with the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.