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July 25, 2017 | Economy, Small Business
NRF asked a House committee to reject a bill that would block states from requiring that online sellers collect sales tax, saying the measure is the reverse of what Congress should be doing.
July 19, 2017 | Economy
NRF urged Congress to reject a proposed border adjustment tax that would drive up the price of imported merchandise, saying the measure would force consumers to pay the cost of lowering taxes for large corporations.
July 19, 2017 | Careers & Leadership, Leadership
NRF adds four new directors, new chairman.
July 19, 2017 | Small Business, Careers & Leadership
The National Retail Federation named Trudy Trombley, owner of Truly Trudy’s Boutique in Stowe, Vt., as the 2017 America’s Retail Champion of the Year.
July 19, 2017 | Careers & Leadership
NRF has named Representative Mike Kelly legislator of the year in recognition of his support of comprehensive tax reform and his opposition to a proposed border tax.
July 14, 2017 | Economy, Retail Sales
Retail salesin June were down 0.2 percent seasonally adjusted from May but up 3.2 percent unadjusted from June 2016, according to calculations released today by the National Retail Federation.
July 13, 2017 | Economy, Economy, Workforce, Small Business
The National Retail Federation today urged the House tax-writing committee to consider small retailers and their employees when reforming the nation’s tax code, saying they would suffer more than large companies under a proposal to create a border adjustment tax that would drive up the price of imported merchandise.
July 13, 2017 | Back to School, Holidays & Seasonal, Consumer Trends
Total spending for school and college combined is projected to reach $83.6 billion, a more than 10 percent increase from last year’s $75.8 billion.
July 12, 2017 | Economy
The National Retail Federation applauded today’s congressional hearing exploring the impact of the National Labor Relations Board and Labor Department’s Obama era expansion of joint employer standards, which have increased businesses’ exposure to lawsuits and unionization efforts.
July 11, 2017 | Economy, Supply Chain, Trade
NRF called on the Senate to confirm U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Kevin McAleenan as the permanent head of the agency.