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September 14, 2021 |
NRF welcomed a move to give permanent U.S. residency to DACA participants as part of the budget reconciliation bill pending in Congress. But NRF said immigration reform should be addressed through Congress’ regular committee process rather than budget reconciliation.
September 14, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation is speaking out against the proposed business tax rate increases intended to offset the costs of the $3.5 trillion budget resolution that is under consideration this week in the House Ways and Means Committee.
September 14, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today announced that Target Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell will receive The Visionary award, given each year to an outstanding retail industry leader. The award will be presented during the seventh annual NRF Foundation Honors on April 13 in New York City
September 13, 2021 |
A coalition of more than 152 companies and trade associations representing U.S. importers, exporters, transportation providers and other supply chain stakeholders today submitted a letter of support to Congress endorsing the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021.
September 9, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today announced that its Small Business Spotlight program, a collaboration between Qurate Retail Group and the NRF Foundation to elevate small businesses, is receiving a 2021 Gold Power of A Award from the Center for Association Leadership (ASAE).
September 9, 2021 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy
Double-digit growth in imports at the nation’s largest retail container ports is slipping to single digits as pandemic-related supply chain disruptions around the world continue, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
September 1, 2021 | Economic Review, Retail Sales, Economy
Strong consumer spending over the past year has been boosted by government stimulus programs but will rely more on the labor market and job creation as the benefits of those efforts subside, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says.
August 27, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today issued a statement from Senior Vice President of Government Relations David French following an announcement from the White House that President Biden has appointed John D. Porcari as Port Envoy to address supply chain disruptions.
August 18, 2021 | Organized Crime
Organized retail crime and numerous other security concerns evolved in 2020, and most retailers attribute the increase in criminal activity to the pandemic, according to the 2021 Retail Security Survey released today by the National Retail Federation.
August 17, 2021 | Retail Sales, Annual Forecast, Economy, Supply Chain
Retail sales slowed during July as retailers continued to face supply chain disruptions and increased COVID-19 vaccinations allowed consumers to shift some spending from goods to activities like going out to dinner and traveling despite the delta variant.