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September 29, 2016

One year after card companies' deadline for retailers to accept new chip-based credit cards, delays by the card industry have left thousands of new chip readers unused and consumers with less improvement in security than what was sought by retailers.

September 28, 2016

The National Retail Federation praised today’s House passage of legislation that would delay the Labor Department’s expansion of overtime rules for six months. 

September 28, 2016

According to the State of Retailing Online 2016, conducted by Shop.org, Forrester Research Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) and Bizrate Insights, 85 percent of retailers surveyed are investing in social media marketing to some degree.

September 28, 2016

Shop.org announced from the keynote stage of Retail’s Digital Summit the group’s Digital Commerce Startup of the Year competition winner. After being named a finalist in July, RangeMe was chosen by a group of retail industry leaders as the winner of the annual competition.

September 27, 2016

The National Retail Federation welcomed the announcement today that the House of Representatives would vote this week on a six-month delay of the Labor Department’s extreme changes to the federal overtime rules, which are currently scheduled to go into effect on December 1.

September 27, 2016

The scholarship, established to honor former Shop.org Vice President Ray Greenly, provides financial support to students pursuing degrees in fields related to digital retailing. Five finalists were announced at Retail’s Digital Summit in Dallas.

September 26, 2016

Today Shop.org announced new and enhanced special programs at this year’s Retail’s Digital Summit, to be held Monday, Sept. 26, through Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Dallas.

September 26, 2016

More children this year than ever before will be celebrating Halloween dressed as their favorite superhero, as princess costumes fall to the number two spot after an 11-year reign, according to NRF’s 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. 

September 22, 2016

More than 171 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 $82.93. Total spending on Halloween is expected to reach $8.3 billion.

September 20, 2016

The National Retail Federation and the Hardwood Federation led a coalition of 120 organizations representing retailers, manufacturers, agribusinesses and other sectors affected by the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy in sending a letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker outlining specific concerns and urging her continued leadership in bringing about a resolution.

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