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February 16, 2016 |
Planning for the future is top of mind for Americans this year, with more consumers than ever putting their tax refunds into savings. According to NRF’s annual Tax Returns Survey conducted by Prosper Insights, 49.2 percent of those expecting a refund plan to save the money rather than spending it right away, the highest percentage in the survey’s history
February 2, 2016 |
According to the National retail Federation's 2016 Valentine's Day consumer survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, 54.8 percent of consumers will celebrate Valentine's Day.
January 27, 2016 |
An estimated 188.9 million football fans, foodies and social butterflies plan to watch the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers battle it out for the Super Bowl 50 championship title on February 7, up from the estimated 183.7 million who planned to watch last year. And, according to NRF’s Super Bowl Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, those celebrating will spend slightly more than they did for the 2015 Super Bowl; viewers and partygoers will spend an average of $82.19 on food, décor, team apparel and more, up from $77.88 last year and the highest in the survey’s history. Total spending is expected to top $15.5 billion.
January 13, 2016 |
The National Retail Federation weighed in on behalf of Washington, D.C.’s 7,000 retail establishments against proposed restrictive scheduling legislation being considered by the D.C. city council.
December 3, 2015 |
NRF filed an amicus brief asking a federal appeals court to vacate two provisions of a Federal Communications Commission order that reinterpreted the obligations of businesses under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. NRF said the provisions would encourage litigation threatening the ability of retailers to legitimately communicate with consumers.
November 29, 2015 |
Holiday shoppers were on their feet and online early over the Thanksgiving weekend.
November 24, 2015 |
The survey, which is conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, asks holiday shoppers what toys they plan to buy for the children in their life
November 13, 2015 |
56.6 percent of those celebrating the holidays had already started shopping by early November.
October 19, 2015 |
According to the National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, consumers celebrating Christmas, Hanukah and/or Kwanza will spend an average of $805.65 on food items, decorations, gifts and more over the holiday season, the highest amount in the survey’s 14-year history and in line with last year’s $802.45.