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E.g., 10/07/2015
E.g., 10/07/2015
October 7, 2015

NRF says chip-and-signature cards without a PIN will not stop data breaches, and small retailers should not be pressued to adopt them at the expense of more effective technology.

October 6, 2015

The National Retail Federation today announced the development of a new Digital Council, powered by NRF’s digital division, which was created to enhance the strategic value of NRF and the e-commerce, mobile and innovative initiatives that exist within the retail industry today. 

October 5, 2015

The National Retail Federation praises passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.

October 1, 2015

The National Retail Federation and e-commerce consultants FitForCommerce announced today the release of their first Omnichannel Retail Index, a report that examines 120 retailers across multiple categories and their use of omnichannel strategies such as buy online pick up in store, real-time inventory availability and mobile optimized websites.


September 23, 2015

More than 157 million Americans will celebrate Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation’s Halloween Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. The average person celebrating will spend $74.34. Total spending on Halloween is expected to reach $6.9 billion.

September 21, 2015

Little yellow Minions, pint-size Yodas and pretty pink princesses are planning a takeover this Halloween as consumers’ costume decisions shed light on an epic year for pop-culture fanatics. According to NRF’s 2015 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Minions and “Star Wars” characters each made an appearance on all three top costume lists – adult, children’s and pets. 

September 17, 2015

The National Retail Federation called on the House to quickly pass two pieces of legislation that would help retailers remodel their stores by making important tax provisions permanent.

September 16, 2015

According to a new survey released NRF, the majority of U.S. consumers believe new credit cards being issued by banks don’t go far enough to protect card data or prevent fraud.

September 14, 2015

According to the National Retail Federation’s 11th annual Organized Retail Crime Survey, which polled 67 senior retail loss prevention executives, nearly all (97%) retailers surveyed report that they have been a victim of ORC in the past year, up from 88.2 percent who said so last year. 

September 11, 2015

The National Retail Federation called on Congress to pass legislation introduced this week that would reverse a recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that significantly broadens the definition of a joint employer, saying the move would unfairly make companies that work with franchise locations or subcontractors responsible for actions they do not control.



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