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February 24, 2021 | Economy, Retail Sales
Retail sales will grow in 2021 as more individuals get vaccinated and the economy reopens.
February 17, 2021 | Retail Sales, Winter Holidays, Economy
January retail sales show strong increase boosted by stimulus funds and momentum from record holidays
Retail sales grew sharply in January as government stimulus checks provided a boost and momentum from 2020’s record holiday season carried over into the new year, according to NRF.
February 9, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s announcement that Tom Donohue will be retiring and will be succeeded by Chamber President Suzanne Clark as president and CEO of the organization.
February 8, 2021 | Careers & Leadership
The NRF Foundation announced the recipients of its scholarship competitions in January during NRF 2021: Retail's Big Show — Chapter 1, awarding more than $100,000 to undergraduate students.
February 8, 2021 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Retail Sales, Winter Holidays, Economy
Following a record year during 2020, imports at the nation’s largest retail container ports are expected to set new monthly records from now into the summer as the nation’s economy continues to recover from the pandemic, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
February 5, 2021 |
NRF called on Congress to reject a new effort to pass legislation that combines a wide range of long-debated proposals into a single bill intended to dramatically expand the power of labor unions.
February 4, 2021 | Workforce
The National Retail Federation welcomed today’s action by U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to reintroduce legislation to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
February 4, 2021 | Workforce
Top Business Coalition Applauds Bipartisan Effort in Senate to Provide Permanent Protections for Dreamers
The Coalition for the American Dream, which comprises more than 100 of the nation’s top businesses and trade associations representing every major sector of the economy and millions of U.S. workers, today applauded U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for introducing a permanent bipartisan legislative solution to protect Dreamers and urged Congress to pass it within the first 100 days of the new Congress.
February 2, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay as the House and Senate debate next steps for COVID-19 relief.
February 1, 2021 | Economic Review
Record holiday season retail sales during the last two months of 2020 reflected the recovering economy but also got a boost from consumer emotions after a stressful year, according to NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz.