The Association for Retail Technology Standards, a division of the National Retail Federation, has announced two major additions to the ARTS Standard Request for Proposals library on selecting payments solutions and video analytics solutions.
The National Retail Federation today issued a statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French in advance of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on patent reform, at which Overstock.com General Counsel Mark Griffin advocated for comprehensive legislation.
The National Retail Federation commends House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade for markling-up the Data Security and Breach Notification Act, which is designed to enhance business and consumer protections against data theft.
Hoping the temperatures will meld with their desire to celebrate, 80 percent of Americans this Easter are eagerly looking forward to a fun, family-filled holiday. According to the National Retail Federation’s Easter Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average person celebrating Easter will spend $140.62, slightly more than last year’s $137.46. Total spending for Easter, which includes purchases of apparel, decorations, gifts, candy, food, flowers and more, is expected to reach $16.4 billion.
The National Retail Federation today asked the House to approve legislation that would overturn a National Labor Relations Board regulation allowing “ambush” union organizing elections, saying the rule infringes on employee and employer rights and is an attempt to favor union organizing.
The National Retail Federation today called on the Senate to reject legislation that would impose data security rules designed for the banking industry on retailers and other nonbank businesses, citing a new white paper by two former Federal Trade Commission officials who said doing so would be a “poor fit.”
The National Retail Federation issued a statement today from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on introduction of the Marketplace Fairness Act by Senators Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. and Dick Durbin, D-Ill.