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October 8, 2020 | Port Tracker, Winter Holidays, Trade, Economy, Retail Sales
Imports reached an all-time high this summer as retail sales bounced back from the pandemic and merchants replenished inventories and stocked up early for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
October 6, 2020 | Economy
NRF expressed concern over President Trump’s decision to stop negotiating with congressional leaders on new legislation intended to help the economy recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
October 2, 2020 | Digital Retail
NRF welcomed legislation that would establish standards clarifying what is required to make websites and mobile apps accessible to the visually impaired under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
October 1, 2020 | Economic Review, Winter Holidays, Holiday Forecast, Economy
Consumer spending has recovered from the coronavirus pandemic more quickly than expected, but forecasting 2020 holiday sales is like assembling a jigsaw puzzle without all the pieces, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says.
September 29, 2020 | Economy, Small Business
Today the National Retail Federation filed a request under the California Public Records Act to release information related to restrictions placed on shopping malls and other retailers in order to bring transparency to California’s decision-making process in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 29, 2020 | Holidays & Seasonal, Winter Holidays
NRF is launching a nationwide consumer education campaign to encourage consumers to shop safe and shop early amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
September 24, 2020 | Careers & Leadership
NRF Foundation announcement of the Next Generation Scholarship finalists
September 24, 2020 | Economy
With close to zero revenue coming in the door for many bricks-and-mortar retail operations during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, retailers and their landlords are working together to address outstanding rent obligations, the National Retail Federation and PJ SOLOMON said today.
September 23, 2020 | Workforce, Economy, Talent Development, Career Development
Today the White House honored the National Retail Federation with the Pledge to America’s Workers Presidential Award, recognizing the NRF Foundation’s RISE Up initiative.
September 22, 2020 |
NRF, AAFA, FDRA, RILA and USFIA are working together to address the situation.