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May 17, 2018

American adults are planning to spend $102.51 on graduation gifts which include cash, gift cards, and greeting cards.

May 16, 2018

The National Retail Federation told the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative that proposed tariffs on Chinese goods would destroy U.S. jobs, disrupt supply chains and increase prices for consumers during the back-to-school and holiday seasons. 

May 15, 2018

April retail sales increased 0.4 percent over March and 2.8 percent year-over-year despite unseasonable weather, bumpy financial markets and rising gasoline prices, according to NRF

May 15, 2018

National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay discussed U.S. retailers' concerns about protectionist trade policies in Ireland today as part of the 2018 Retail Retreat & Expo conference. 

May 14, 2018

It was true in the 1980s, and it’s true today: Tariffs don’t work! Trade works. Watch as Ben Stein reprises his cult classic role from Ferris Bueller's Day Off, with a new twist.

May 14, 2018

Former Teach For America operations and program leader to lead the NRF Foundation team as Vice President

May 11, 2018

The National Retail Federation along with more than 100 other associations ranging from retailers, manufacturers, farmers, agribusinesses, technology companies and other supply chain stakeholders today submitted comments to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. 

May 9, 2018

Imports at the nation's major retail container ports are expected to grow steadily throughout the summer despite the prospect of heavy tariffs on goods from China, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.

May 7, 2018

Withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement would cost retailers and consumers up to $16 billion a year and lead to the loss of 128,000 retail-related jobs over the next three years. 

May 4, 2018

With the economy boosted by tax reform and other factors, retail industry employment increased by 3,700 jobs in April over March and 48,900 jobs year-over-year, according to NRF. The numbers are in line with the continuing growth of the economy.

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