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E.g., 06/22/2015
May 18, 2015

The Obama Administration’s plan to revise federal overtime regulations would likely “hollow out” low- and mid-level management positions in the restaurant and retail industries and result in a shift toward more hourly and part-time workers, a new National Retail Federation report showed today.

May 14, 2015

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French today applauding the Senate vote advancing consideration of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, which would renew Trade Promotion Authority.

May 12, 2015

International trade benefits American businesses, consumers and families, the National Retail Federation said today in a letter to Congress expressing support for the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, which would renew Trade Promotion Authority.

May 12, 2015

The National Retail Federation expressed deep disappointed that the Senate failed to begin consideration of trade legislation, including bipartisan legislation that would renew trade promotion authority.

May 8, 2015

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is returning to normal as officials prepare to count votes on ratification of a new West Coast labor agreement that ended months of uncertainty.

April 29, 2015

The National Retail Federation today welcomed bipartisan patent reform legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck E. Grassley, R-Iowa.

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch, and apparel for dear old mom. According to NRF’s 2015 Mother’s Day Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Americans will spend an average of $172.63 on mom this year, up nearly $10 from $162.94 last year and the highest amount in the survey’s 12-year history. Total spending is expected to reach $21.2 billion.*

April 27, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board’s decision to recognize a micro-union of workers in just a single department at a Macy’s store in Massachusetts rather than the entire store violates longstanding precedents on union organizing, the National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association said today in a friend-of-the-court brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals.

April 21, 2015

For the fifth year in a row, Retail’s BIG Show has been acknowledged as a top trade show, growing each year in size and scope and seen by trade show professionals as one of the industry’s leading events. The world’s premiere online resource for trade show and event industry news, Trade Show News Network, recently announced Retail’s BIG Show 2014 ranked #112 on their coveted Top 250 Trade Show list, up from #132 in 2013. 

April 21, 2015

International trade supports millions of American jobs and is essential to the U.S. economy, the National Retail Federation says in a new report that provides a state-by-state breakdown of the benefits of tradeInternational trade supports millions of American jobs and is essential to the U.S. economy, the National Retail Federation says in a new report that provides a state-by-state breakdown of the benefits of trade. 

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