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September 20, 2023 |
According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, total Halloween spending is expected to reach a record $12.2 billion, exceeding last year’s record of $10.6 billion. A record number of people (73%) will participate in Halloween-related activities this year, up from 69% in 2022.
September 18, 2023 |
NRF announced that DICK’S Sporting Goods Executive Chairman Ed Stack will receive The Visionary award. Stack will be recognized during the ninth annual NRF Foundation Honors on Jan. 14 in New York City.
September 15, 2023 |
Less than one-quarter (21%) of consumers believe that credit card companies are honest and trustworthy when they advocate before Congress on the fees they charge retailers to accept their cards, according to a survey released today by the National Retail Federation.
September 14, 2023 | Retail Sales, Economy
Retail sales rose in August as parents shopped for school supplies and other goods even as inflation continued and interest rates remained high, NRF said.
September 8, 2023 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports is expected to hit the 2 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit mark for the second month in a row in September and remain there in October, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
September 7, 2023 | Economic Review, Retail Sales, Economy, Annual Forecast
NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says the economy is still growing, but not as fast as it was earlier this year.
September 7, 2023 |
The National Retail Federation today announced its acquisition of the Reverse Logistics Association (RLA), a global trade association for the returns and reverse industry. The announcement was made during the RLA Leadership Summit in Atlanta and is part of NRF's unrivaled commitment to support sustainable practices throughout the retail industry.
August 15, 2023 | Retail Sales
Retail sales reversed their downward trend in July as Prime Day and major promotions by other brands prompted increased shopping while wage increases gave consumers more money to spend, NRF said.
August 10, 2023 | Economic Review, Economy, Retail Sales
NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says U.S. consumers are still buying more than last year, but spending growth is slowing as the economy settles down amid higher interest rates intended to reduce inflation.
August 7, 2023 | Port Tracker, Supply Chain, Trade, Economy
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports is expected to hit its highest level in nearly a year this month as retailers stock up for the winter holidays, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.