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December 16, 2021 | Supply Chain
The Congressional passage of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, H.R. 6256, is a key component of a broad global strategy, and our shared goal, to end forced labor.
December 15, 2021 | Retail Sales, Winter Holidays, Holiday Forecast, Economy
Retail sales continued to grow in November, putting the 2021 holiday season on the home stretch for record spending despite inflation, supply chain disruptions and COVID-19, the National Retail Federation said today.
December 14, 2021 | Winter Holidays, Consumer Trends
More than 148 million consumers plan to shop in-store and online on the last Saturday before Christmas this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
December 13, 2021 | Careers & Leadership, Talent Development, Career Development
The NRF Foundation announced Phoenix Union High School District’s Trevor G. Browne High School as its 2022 RISE Up Partner of the Year.
December 8, 2021 | Supply Chain
The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President of Government Relations David French after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) of 2021.
December 8, 2021 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy, Winter Holidays
Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to end 2021 with both the largest volume and fastest growth on record despite supply chain disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
December 3, 2021 | Economic Review, Holiday Forecast, Winter Holidays, Retail Sales, Economy, Forecasts
The 2021 holiday season appears to be on track to exceed NRF’s forecast for record spending despite supply chain disruptions, inflation and challenges like the new COVID-19 omicron variant, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said.
December 1, 2021 | Careers & Leadership
The NRF Foundation announced the top five undergraduate finalists of the Next Generation Scholarship, the organization’s premier scholarship competition.
November 30, 2021 | Winter Holidays, Consumer Trends
Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
November 17, 2021 | Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays, Holiday Forecast, Economy
Nearly 2 million more people than last year are expected to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year even as consumers have continued the trend of starting their holiday shopping earlier in the year, according to the annual survey released by NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics.