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.
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.
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.
The National Retail Federation filed suit in U.S. District Court today on behalf of the millions of employers and employees who will be drastically affected if the Labor Department’s changes to the federal overtime rules go into effect on December 1.
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports should be at near-peak levels this month even as retailers work to cope with the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report.
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold in response to this week’s bankruptcy filing by Hanjin Shipping.
Executives from Google, J.C. Penney, Sephora, Shinola and Houzz will headline the list of speakers next month at Retail’s Digital Summit, the industry’s top networking event for premier technologists, retail executives and 21st Century thought leaders.