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Retail Holiday Planning Playbook
Holiday Planning Playbook

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The inaugural State of Retail Payments 2016 study explores payment priorities, challenges and needs among retailers. NRF and Forrester surveyed U.S. retailers to gain insights into payments-related issues, emerging digital payments and the payment technology investments retailers are making. 

Sponsored by NRF's Women in IT Committee
Retail Trends
Intel Internet of Things Group

Levi Strauss & Co. conducted a pilot of a solution designed to bring in-store retail to new levels of customer satisfaction and inventory management. It started with the retail challenge of tracking in-store merchandise in real time.


When it comes to personalization, retailers can engage consumers in market-defining, sector-differentiating ways. It starts with revisiting the basics, recognizing there might already be more data available than previously thought and carefully considering goals and strategies.


Better economic activity ahead driven by favorable consumer spending, but key risks remain.


This second annual Retail Holiday Planning Playbook takes a closer look at what’s been and what just might be ahead.

Public Policy

Findings prepared exclusively for NRF members by University of Georgia Economist Jeffrey H. Dorfman.