The National Retail Federation recognized more than 300 members of Congress for their support of retail industry priorities including international trade, infrastructure investment, tax reform and labor issues. The “Heroes of Main Street” award is being presented as part of NRF’s annual Retail Advocates Summit fly-in.
The National Retail Federation today welcomed a new report from the U.S. International Trade Commission confirming that the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would have a positive impact on the U.S. economy.
The recently negotiated Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement will have a positive impact on both retailers and American consumers once enacted, according to a new report released by the National Retail Federation.
Import cargo volume at the nation's major retail ports is expected to be at some of its highest levels ever during the next few months, according to the Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.
Faketty, who will serve a two-year term as NRF's LP council chair, has served in a number of leadership roles on the LP Council since joining in 2006 and prior to this announcement was the vice chair of the council.