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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

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. 

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 16, 2015

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement today from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French prior to a House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade hearing on patent reform, at which J.C. Penney Senior Managing Counsel Diane Lettelleir testified.

April 16, 2015

The National Retail Federation today called on Congress to renew its commitment to international trade by approving legislation that would reauthorize Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), saying such authority is critical to advancing free trade agreements.

April 15, 2015

The National Council of Chain Restaurants today issued the following statement from Executive Director Rob Green in response to “Fight For 15” protests around the country.

April 15, 2015

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement today from Senior Vice President and General Counsel Mallory Duncan on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s consideration of the Data Security and Breach Notification Act.

April 14, 2015

The National Retail Federation comments on the National Labor Relations Board's ambush election rule, which takes effect today.

April 9, 2015

Today the National Retail Federation announced a multimillion-dollar investment to form a new department within the organization focusing on industry research. The Retail Research and Analysis Center will bring together all existing research within NRF and expand upon the wide range of issue areas and trends already studied. The Center will focus on four main areas: the economy, legislative and regulatory policy, the retail industry and consumers. 

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