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September 20, 2018

Total spending for Halloween is expected to reach $9 billion, the second highest in the survey’s 14-year history. The figure is relatively the same as last year’s previous record of $9.1 billion.

September 17, 2018

The National Retail Federation today issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to the Trump administration’s decision to implement tariffs on $200 billion in imported goods.  

September 17, 2018

The National Retail Federation today said a proposed new class action settlement, which purports to resolve claims that Visa and MasterCard set credit card swipe fees in a multi-billion dollar price-fixing scheme, largely resembles part of an agreement that both a federal appellate court and the retail industry had already rejected.

September 14, 2018

The National Retail Federation today announced the winners of its inaugural Innovation Awards, a new competition to acknowledge cutting-edge tech startups and other companies using the best and latest technology to revolutionize the retail shopping experience. 

September 14, 2018

The three-month moving average was also up 4.9 percent over the same period a year ago. 

September 11, 2018

The National Retail Federation today announced a series of new programs, guest events and networking opportunities at this week’s annual Shop.org conference, which will be held Tuesday through Friday in Las Vegas. Members of the retail industry will gather at the conference to expand their professional networks, attend sessions hosted by the industry’s leading experts and learn about the latest trends and innovations impacting the world of digital commerce.

September 10, 2018

With retail sales continuing to grow despite tariff worries, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to remain strong this month after setting three new records this summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by NRF and Hackett Associates.

 

September 10, 2018

The NRF Foundation has formed a partnership with workforce development company Grant Associates, Inc. to provide the Foundation’s RISE Up training and credentials to approximately 150 job seekers in New York City and the Washington metropolitan area. 

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