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E.g., 10/08/2015
E.g., 10/08/2015
October 8, 2015

Terry Shea, co-owner of Wrapsody Inc., told Congress that the Labor Department’s proposal to expand overtime would “suffocate” employee development and company growth. 


October 8, 2015

The National Retail Federation expects sales in November and December (excluding autos, gas and restaurant sales) to increase a solid 3.7 percent to $630.5 billion — significantly higher than the 10-year average of 2.5 percent. Holiday sales in 2015 are expected to represent approximately 19 percent of the retail industry’s annual sales of $3.2 trillion. Additionally, NRF is forecasting online sales to increase between 6 and 8 percent to as much as $105 billion. 

October 8, 2015

Legislation signed by President Obama repeals an Affordable Care Act provision that would have driven up health care costs for businesses with between 50 and 100 employees.

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 7, 2015 today announced from the Digital Summit in Philadelphia the group’s Digital Commerce Startup of the Year  competition winner. After being named a finalist in September, Reflektion was selected by several esteemed leaders in the retail industry as the winner of the competition.

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. 


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